A number of generous foundations and businesses provide essential support for the conference, and our collegial departments at University of Mississippi provide important resources and assistance.

The Twenty-Ninth Oxford Conference for the Book is sponsored and supported by the Center for the Study of Southern Culture, Square Books, the College of Liberal Arts, the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics, the Department of Writing and Rhetoric, the Department of Philosophy and Religion, the Friends of the UM Library, Visit Oxford, Proud Larry’s, Ajax Diner, Southside Gallery, Violet Valley Bookstore, Thacker Mountain Radio, the Willie Morris Awards for Southern Writing, the National Book Foundation, the R&B Feder Charitable Foundation for the Beaux Arts, and the Mississippi Humanities Council.