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Timothy Roberts discusses This Infernal War at Civil War Books & Authors

May 14th, 2018 | Filed as: News

Here’s an excellent interview with Timothy Mason Roberts, author of This Infernal War: 
The Civil War Letters of William and Jane Standard at Civil War Books and Authors.
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KSUP authors win four 2018 IPPY Awards

Apr 20th, 2018 | Filed as: News

Congratulations to our award winning authors. This year we have four authors who won medals in the 2018 IPPYs (Independent Publisher Book Awards).


Congratulations to Assistant Director Susan Cash on her retirement

Apr 13th, 2018 | Filed as: News

Our congratulations and best wishes to Susan Cash, Assistant Director and Marketing Manager for Kent State University Press, on her well-deserved retirement! Susan came to the Press as its Marketing Manager in 1998. She will be greatly missed by all who’ve worked with her.
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Lincoln’s Generals’ Wives wins 2017 Sarton Women’s Book Award

Apr 3rd, 2018 | Filed as: News

Lincoln’s Generals’ Wives: Four Women Who Influenced the Civil War—for Better and for Worse by Candice Shy Hooper has won the 2017 Sarton Women’s Book Award in the biography category.
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Disappearance Detailed in James Badal’s Twilight of Innocence Remains a Mystery

Mar 29th, 2018 | Filed as: News

Clevelanders still remember Beverly Potts, the young girl who vanished without a trace 67 years ago. This article speaks to the case as well as the new documentary “Dusk & Shadow: The Mystery of Beverly Potts.”

Find out more about her case in the book Twilight of Innocence by James Jesson Badal.


“There Would Always Be a Fairy Tale”: More Essays on Tolkien shortlisted for Tolkien Society Best Book Award

Mar 27th, 2018 | Filed as: News

Great News! Our latest title examining the world of J.R.R Tolkien, especially his lifelong interest in fairy stories, is up for a well deserved award. “There Would Always Be a Fairy Tale”: More Essays on Tolkien by Verlyn Flieger has been shortlisted by the Tolkien Society for their 2018 Best Book Award. Vote now if you’re a member. […]


Kent State University Press Wins 2018 Association of University Presses Design Award

Feb 23rd, 2018 | Filed as: News

Congratulations to our team, especially Design & Production Manager Chris Brooks, for being selected as part of the 2018 Association of University Presses Book, Jacket & Journal Show under the category of Scholarly Illustrated. A fascinating & beautiful book of true historical importance, Bouquet’s Expedition Against the Ohio Indians is worth a look.


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