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October Feature

Mary Randlett Portraits cover

Mary Randlett Portraits, the first collection of Mary Randlett's photographs of people, presents visual artists, writers, and arts advocates from 1949 to 2014. Her portraits are known for their effortless intimacy, illuminating her subjects as few ever saw them-something noted by many of those whom she photographed. The portraits are accompanied by biographical sketches written by Frances McCue, whose short essays blend life stories and reflections on the photographs with Randlett's own reminiscences. McCue also provides an essay that is the first to frame the scope of Randlett's life and professional career. Mary Randlett, who will be 91 in May, 2015, is still photographing landscapes. Visit the University of Washington Press blog to preview a series of photographs and vignettes excerpted from Mary Randlett Portraits.

Mary Randlett Portraits

Frances McCue

New Books In

Readings, book talks, and signings give us a chance to do what we love most: build community and conversations around the written word. This fall, we have an exciting range of events lined up. Visit our events calendar and blog to see our full range of offerings.

The University of Washington Press announces a new Northwest Writers Fund, established to support regional creative nonfiction. To contribute to the fund or for more information, please contact Beth Fuget (206-616-0818,

Now available: Fall 2014 Catalog

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