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Penitentiaries, Punishment, and Military Prisons wins Honorable Mention in Civil War Monitor‘s “Best Civil War Books of 2018″

Dec 10th, 2018 | Filed as: News

Congratulations to KSU Press author Angela M. Zombek for receiving Honorable Mention in the Civil War Monitor‘s “Best Civil War Books of 2018.”
Honorable Mention: Prisons remain an understudied topic in Civil War studies. In Penitentiaries, Punishments, and Military Prisons: Familiar Responses to an Extraordinary Crisis During the American Civil War (Kent State University Press), Angela M. Zombek compares [...]


“The strangest craft I ever saw.” New video takes us inside the USS Monitor

Dec 3rd, 2018 | Filed as: News

Discover more about the USS Monitor, the first ironclad warship in this just released new video from the authors of “Our Little Monitor.”

Find out more about “Our Little Monitor”: The Greatest Invention of the Civil War


Tom Batiuk Interview – Cleveland Channel 19 “Sunny Side Up”

Nov 28th, 2018 | Filed as: News

In case you missed it, Funky Winkerbean author Tom Batiuk interviewed on Channel 19′s Sunny Side Up morning show. Aired on Oct 30, 2018

Cleveland Channel 19 Sunny Side Up – Tom Batiuk Interview from Funky Winkerbean on Vimeo. holds giveaway of The Complete Funky Winkerbean Volumes 1–8

Nov 26th, 2018 | Filed as: News

This just in:
Goodreads is holding a giveaway for the Complete Funky Winkerbean, up to and including Volume 8 which will be released at the end of December. All copies will be personally signed and it will be a chance to get a sneak peek at Volume 8 which covers the first time-jump that I did in Funky. To [...]


The Lion in the Waste Land author Janice Brown featured on

Nov 14th, 2018 | Filed as: News

Press author Janice Brown is interviewed about her recent book, The Lion in the Waste Land: Fearsome Redemption in the Work of C. S. Lewis, Dorothy L. Sayers, and T. S. Eliot at
“My book is not so much about Lewis as about the way his most important ideas concur with those of two other luminous writers of [...]


Classic Bengals authors, Steve Watkins and Dick Maloney, interviewed on 700WLW

Nov 13th, 2018 | Filed as: News

Coming up this Wednesday, 11/14/18. Don’t miss Classic Bengals authors Steve Watkins and Dick Maloney interviewed on Lance McAlister’s sports show @ 700WLW.


University Press Week, November 12–17, 2018

Nov 11th, 2018 | Filed as: News

From the web site of The Association of University Presses:
“In the summer of 1978 President Jimmy Carter proclaimed a University Press Week ’in recognition of the impact, both here and abroad, of American university presses on culture and scholarship.’
That influence continues today, as does the increasing vitality of university press publishing programs, the many ways and means [...]


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