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Roses in December is 2016 Ohioana Award finalist

Jun 27th, 2016 | Filed as: News

Roses in December by Tom Batiuk and Chuck Ayers (Kent State University Press, 2015) is a finalist for the 2016 Ohioana Awards in the Fiction category.
The Ohioana Library has announced the 30 finalists for the 2016 Ohioana Book Awards.
The awards, established in 1942, honor Ohio authors in…

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Ohio’s Craft Beers featured on WKSU’s Quick Bites

May 13th, 2016 | Filed as: News

Vivian Goodman interviews author Paul Gaston about his new book, Ohio’s Craft Beers, and Ohio’s craft beer boom on WKSU’s Quick Bites.

 


Above the Shots launches on May 4th at the KSU Bookstore

May 5th, 2016 | Filed as: News

On May 4, 2016, the Kent State University Bookstore hosted a book signing with authors Greg Wilson (left) and Craig Simpson for their new book Above the Shots: An Oral History of the Kent State Shootings. Simpson and Wilson joined several authors of other May 4th–themed…

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Two KSU Press books nominated for 2016 Eisner Awards

Apr 22nd, 2016 | Filed as: News

Two Kent State University Press books by author Tom Batiuk are nominees for 2016 Eisner awards. Roses in December: A tale of Love and Alzheimers (with Chuck Ayers) and The Complete Funky Winkerbean, Volume 4, are nominees in the  “Best Graphic Album—Reprint” and “Best Archival…

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When the Nurse Becomes a Patient wins gold IBPA Award

Apr 13th, 2016 | Filed as: News

Cortney Davis’s memoir of illness and healing, When the Nurse Becomes a Patient, has won the 2016 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards Gold Medal in the Body, Mind & Spirit category.
The IBPA Awards recognize excellence in book editorial and design and are regarded as one of the…

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Author John David Smith awarded First Citizens Bank Scholars Medal

Apr 12th, 2016 | Filed as: News

Noted historian John David Smith awarded First Citizens Bank Scholars Medal
John David Smith, the Charles H. Stone Distinguished Professor of American History at UNC Charlotte, is the 2016 recipient of the First Citizens Bank Scholars Medal, UNC Charlotte’s most prestigious faculty award in recognition of…

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Author Joseph McCallus featured in Ledger-Enquirer

Mar 15th, 2016 | Filed as: News

By Larry Gierer
The naval officer writes about his first time in battle, about how it was not what he had imagined from pictures, and how men did not behave in ways he thought they would.
He recalls expecting great excitement but not seeing any. The men…

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