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"The Southern Review published my stories when few other literary journals would. LSU Press resurrected my career with the publication of my collection. . . .My debt to both LSU Press and The Southern Review is one I can never repay. They are extraordinary people and I'm very proud to have my name associated with them. — James Lee Burke

For 75 years, LSU Press has represented LSU and the state of Louisiana, won national and international acclaim, and contributed to the enrichment of society by publishing well-researched and thought-provoking books of scholarship in a variety of fields, along with works of poetry and fiction and books celebrating the beauty, history, and culture of our state and region. Help us grow and enable us to continue to publish great books for generations to come.

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Here are a few ways you can support great writing:

Become a Member
Your membership gift underwrites a few of the following activities: submitting books for awards and prizes, digitizing books, producing our catalog and other work important to publishing.

Support a Book
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Establish an Endowment
Give generously to the LSU Press endowment or name an endowment in a subject matter important to you to provide lasting and permanent support for the Press.

Grow a Fund
Support any established LSU Press fund and underwrite a specific on-going need.

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