VIvi Lachs, author of Whitechapel Noise: Jewish immigrant life in Yiddish song and verse, London 1884-1914, will be touring North America this fall! All talks are in English unless stated that they are in Yiddish.
Dozens of imposing factories, glorious houses of worship, handsome schools, and majestic skyscrapers stand as fixed monuments of the lives, loves, and obsessions of two of Detroit’s greatest architects: Wirt Rowland and Albert Kahn.
Summer Discovery Cruises offer anyone interested in exploring Lake Erie, the Detroit River and Lake St. Clair the opportunity to get out on the water for an educational experience.
Through a generous grant from a joint project between the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), WSU Press has digitized a selection of backlist titles for Open Access distribution.
It's that time of year again! We are happy to announce our 2017 Holiday Book Sale. Save 40% on every website order placed through 1/12/2018 with coupon code HOL7 at checkout. Find great gift books for everyone on your list!
Wayne State University Press is pleased to announce that Jaime Goodrich has succeeded renée hoogland as editor of Criticism: A Quarterly for Literature and the Arts. Also joining us is Kelly Roy Polasek as the journal’s new managing editor.
We are happy to announce that this year we've got *FOURTEEN* finalists on the Foreword Reviews INDIES Book of the Year Awards list!
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.