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Marcie Cohen Ferris and Bill Ferris have dedicated their lives and careers to cataloging the folkways and foodways of the American South. The couple, both professor emeriti of UNC-Chapel Hill, have published a number of award-winning and noteworthy books about our diverse region.

Now, they are the namesakes of a new imprint at UNC Press – Ferris & Ferris Books – which will publish books about the South. They talk with Leoneda Inge about the importance of publishing the South.