2016 has been an interesting year for all of us.
Wayne State University Press is pleased to announce that an article from Jewish Film & New Media: An International Journal has won the 2016 Norman McLaren - Evelyn Lambart Award for the Best Scholarly Article in Animation.
Detroit-area poet M. L. Liebler presents “The Beatles Forever: A Short Story with Music,” a humorous musical memoir about growing up in St. Clair Shores during the British invasion.
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.