Born in Detroit and raised in Lincoln Park, Michigan, Gary Grimshaw (1946–2014) was a unique individual whose career in music-related art spanned nearly fifty years.
Wayne State University Press is pleased to announce that an article from Discourse: Journal for Theoretical Studies in Media and Culture has received the prestigious Jack Rosenbalm Prize for American Humor.
Think of your favorite books. Do you know who published them? Can you name the original publisher of To Kill a Mockingbird? Many people recognize books and authors but not their publishers.
DETROIT — Wayne State University Press will digitize 59 out-of-print titles through a $94,000 grant from a joint project between the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).
Happy New Year! Five of our books have been named Michigan Notable Books for 2016, including two titles from our Painted Turtle imprint and one from the Made in Michigan Writers Series! Congratulations to our winners!
We are so happy to announce that we have two winners in the 2015 State History Awards presented by the Historical Society of Michigan.
The program lineup is now available for the Warren Sonbert Retrospective to take place at the L'Age d'Or Film Festival, October 4-9, in Brussels, Belgium.
On Thursday, September 17, 2015 WSU Press celebrated the publication of The People's Lawyer: The Life and Times of Frank J. Kelley, the Nation's Longest-Serving Attorney General by Frank J. Kelley with Jack Lessenberry.
Broadside Lotus Press is celebrating 50 years of publishing history this month. Wayne State University Press is the proud distributor of their great books. Please check out some of their events around town this month!
Please join us for a reception celebrating the publication of The People's Lawyer: The Life and Times of Frank J. Kelley, the Nation's Longest-Serving Attorney General by Frank J. Kelley with Jack Lessenberry.
Enjoy a strolling afternoon of literature hosted by several venues in our Midtown neighborhood on Saturday, September 19, 2015! A range of authors will read and perform. Books will be available for purchase and signing at each stop.
We're excited to announce the availability of our Fairy Tale Review journal issues now available through our many ebook retail outlets!
As usual, we've got some exciting regional interest titles coming out in the next couple of months!
We're excited to announce a long list of recent awards! Congratulations to our authors for the well-deserved honors.
On Thursday, May 7, 2015 WSU Press celebrated the retirement of Dr. Charles K. Hyde, scholar, author, historian, board member, supporter, and friend, as he relocates from Michigan to the East Coast.
On Saturday, December 6, check out the 5th Annual Author Hop at Kazoo Books II (2413 Parkview, Kalamazoo).
On Saturday, December 6, 2014, we’re opening our warehouse for a HUGE Noel Night sale! Visit us at 40 W. Hancock (the corner of Woodward and Hancock) between 5:00 and 10:00 pm for great deals on gift books for everyone on your list.
We'll be attending the 2014 American Folklore Society Annual Meeting November 5-8 in Santa Fe, NM to show off our new folklore and fairy-tale studies books and journals. Come by our table to peruse our new titles, including.
Wayne State University Press and author Rob St. Mary are teaming up to raise $17,000 to offset the cost of design and printing for Re-Entry: The Orbit Magazine Anthology, coming in Fall 2015.
Wayne State University Press has just released a new issue of Human Biology (Volume 86, no. 1), the first to be edited by incoming co-editors Ripan S. Malhi and Brian M. Kemp. It also features a redesigned cover and new 8.5 x 11” size.
Enjoy a strolling afternoon of literary arts events hosted by venues in Detroit’s vibrant Midtown neighborhood. A range of authors – from poets to novelists to hip hop artists – will read and perform.
We're excited to share some recent award wins!
We’re excited to announce these recent award wins.
We are proud to announce that we have several finalists for the 24th Annual Midwest Book Awards! These titles are finalists in the following categories.
In a generous effort to make Crusader for Justice: Federal Judge Damon J. Keith more widely available to young people in Michigan, businessman A.
On April 4, 2014, The University of Roehampton in London hosted an international conference marking the 10th anniversary of the final episode of landmark HBO series Sex and the City.
Join award-winning author Dr. Charles K. Hyde to celebrate the release of Images from the Arsenal of Democracy on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at the Detroit Historical Museum from 7:00 to 9:00 pm (with a short presentation at 7:15 pm). Dr.
Did you know that all Wayne State University students, staff, faculty, and alumni can receive 30% off any of our titles? Just use the code WS30 at checkout on our website. You can also order in-person at 4809 Woodward.
Noel Night 2013 is coming up on Saturday, December 7 and we're excited to open our warehouse for our holiday book sale! Take advantage of this year's extended hours and join us from 5:00 to 10:00 pm at 40 W.
Embodying Hebrew Culture: Aesthetics, Athletics, and Dance in the Jewish Community of Mandate Palestine by Nina S. Spiegel has just been named as one of five finalists of this year’s Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature!
Join us on Thursday, September 26, 2013 at the Detroit Institute of Arts for our annual fall fundraiser, A Celebration of Books! This year marks the 10th anniversary of our fall event and it's going to be a good one.
Now through the end of the year, you can order the forthcoming title Appetites and Anxieties: Food, Film, and the Politics of Representation for 20% off the list price! Enter code "AA13" at checkout to receive the discount.
Join us for a reception welcoming Erik Nordberg, member of our Great Lakes Books Series board, to his new position as Executive Director of the Michigan Humanities Council!
francine j. harris's debut poetry collection allegiance has been named to the 2013 PEN Open Book Awards shortlist! The Open Book Award recognizes an exceptional book-length work of literature by an author of color published in 2012.
Join Ron Riekki, editor of The Way North: Collected Upper Peninsula New Works, and contributors from the collection for a summer book tour!
Made in Michigan Writers Series authors Terry Blackhawk and Michael Zadoorian are among the winners of the Kresge Arts in Detroit fellowship for 2013!
We're very excited to announce that our entry was selected as a finalist in the Detroit Knight Arts Challenge!
The first Press Club party is in the books! Guests gathered on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at the Lafayette Park home of Margaret Thomas for the inaugural Press Club event.
It was a hit!
Our regional books keep collecting accolades! We are pleased to announce these recent award wins.
On Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18, 2013 a group of WSU Press's Made in Michigan Writers Series authors are embarking on a literary voyage across the state!
Tiger baseball season starts today and we're counting down the days until the home opener on Friday, April 5! To kick off the 2013 season, we're taking 30% off all of our baseball titles during the month of April!
Just announced! Six Wayne State University Press are finalists for the 2012 ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year awards! Congratulations to the authors of.
Subverting Modernism: Cass Corridor Revisited 1966–1980 is an exhibition catalog of a multi-year collaboration between the Wayne State University Art Collection and Eastern Michigan University.
Celebrate the publication of John Gallagher’s follow-up to the much-lauded Reimagining Detroit. In Revolution Detroit, Gallagher looks at what's working in urban reinvention with examples drawn from Detroit and other similar cities.
We started the new year with some great awards news! Four of our books were named 2013 Michigan Notable Books.
Wayne State University Press will be exhibiting and selling books at the annual Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference. Our staff will be heading down to the Drake Hotel in Chicago, IL, from March 6-10, 2013.