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2018 Hubbell Prize awarded to Adam H. Domby

Jul 19th, 2018 | Filed as: CWH Journal, Hubbell Prize, News

Adam H. Domby has won the John T. Hubbell Prize for the best article published in Civil War History during 2017. His study, “Captives of Memory:  Contested Legacy of Race at Andersonville National Historic Site,” Civil War History (September 2017), was selected by the journal’s editorial advisory board. The prize earns the recipient a $1,000 award from The Kent State University Press.


Choice Reviews hails KSU Press book “Our Little Monitor” as “a superior work for all collections”

Jul 16th, 2018 | Filed as: News

An excellent new review in Choice calls “Our Little Monitor” “highly recommended” and “a superior work for all collections.”
Find out more about “Our Little Monitor: The Greatest Invention of the Civil War”.


The Most Complete Political Machine Ever Known author Paul Taylor interviewed by Civil War Books and Authors

Jul 16th, 2018 | Filed as: News

Press author Paul Taylor participates in a most insightful Q&A at Civil War Books and Authors online. He sheds more light on the subject of the Civil War era Union Leagues covered in his recent book The Most Complete Political Machine Ever Known: The North’s Union Leagues in the American Civil War.


David Finoli, author of Classic Pens, wins Local Author of the Year from Pittsburgh Magazine

Jun 14th, 2018 | Filed as: News

The results are in and KSU Press author David Finoli has been named Local Author of the Year in Pittsburgh Magazine’s Best of the ‘Burgh 2018: Readers’ Choice Poll.
It’s a well deserved honor in light of his output chronicling the history of Pittsburgh sports teams, including these from the Press:


Funky Winkerbean Cartoonist Tom Batiuk Featured on

May 31st, 2018 | Filed as: News

Cartoonist Tom Batiuk is featured in a great write up on He speaks about his long running comic strip Funky Winkerbean as well as his Lisa’s Legacy Trilogy, published right here at the Kent State University Press.


Author Ann Marie Ackerman discusses Death of an Assassin at the 2018 Gaithersburg Book Festival

May 21st, 2018 | Filed as: News

Find out more about this intriguing book and why it’s helping to make history in this C-Span discussion with author Ann Marie Ackerman.
Presented by C-Span
More about the Death of an Assassin: The True Story of the German Murderer Who Died Defending Robert E. Lee


Death of an Assassin gets spotlight in this insightful Washington Post article

May 16th, 2018 | Filed as: News

Our award winning title Death of an Assassin: The True Story of the German Murderer Who Died Defending Robert E. Lee is the subject of this insightful article from the Washington Post. Our story gets more interesting yet as evidenced by the article recounting the quest to distribute reward money on a 183 year old case.
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