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2015 Hubbell Prize Awarded

Feb 24th, 2015 | Filed as: News
Edward J. Blum

Edward J. Blum has won the John T. Hubbell Prize for the best article published in Civil War History during 2014. His study, “‘The First Secessionist Was Satan’: Secession and the Religious Politics of Evil in Civil War America,” Civil War History (September 2014), was…

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Wearable Prints honored with PROSE Award

Feb 5th, 2015 | Filed as: News

Susan Greene’s masterful study of fabric history, Wearable Prints, 1760–1860: History, Materials, and Mechanics, has won a 2015 PROSE Award for a single volume in the Humanities and Social Sciences. 
Congratulations to the author and to Kent State University Press!


Wick poet Karen Schubert founds Lit Youngstown

Feb 5th, 2015 | Filed as: News

Click here to read a Vindicator article about a new literary group founded by Wick poet Karen Schubert to serve Mahoning Valley residents.


Lisa’s Story is an “American original”

Feb 4th, 2015 | Filed as: News

Click here to read Chris Schillig’s Alliance, Ohio, Review column praising Tom Batiuk’s graphic novel, Lisa’s Story: The Other Shoe and its selection for the One Book, One Community program in Alliance.


“Finally—a biography worthy of James A. Rhodes”

Jan 27th, 2015 | Filed as: News

Click here to read Jack Lessenberry’s review in The Blade of James A. Rhodes: Ohio Colossus.


New York Post says KSUP book is a “must read”

Jan 13th, 2015 | Filed as: News

African Canadians in Union Blue: Volunteering for the Cause in the Civil War by Richard M. Reid
Slavery was already illegal in Canada during our Civil War, but thousands of black Canadians joined the Union Army, even though it was illegal under British law to enlist in…

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Author Dana Cooper interviewed for Smithsonian documentary

Dec 16th, 2014 | Filed as: News

Dana Cooper, author of the new KSU Press book Informal Ambassadors, has been interviewed by a Scottish production company for a documentary titled Million Dollar American Princesses that will air on the Smithsonian channel in January (3-part series, airs January 4, 11, and 18).
Here’s a…

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