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Disappearance Detailed in James Badal’s Twilight of Innocence Remains a Mystery

Mar 29th, 2018 | Filed as: News

Clevelanders still remember Beverly Potts, the young girl who vanished without a trace 67 years ago. This article speaks to the case as well as the new documentary ”Dusk & Shadow: The Mystery of Beverly Potts.”

Find out more about her case in the book Twilight of Innocence by James Jesson Badal.


“There Would Always Be a Fairy Tale”: More Essays on Tolkien shortlisted for Tolkien Society Best Book Award

Mar 27th, 2018 | Filed as: News

Great News! Our latest title examining the world of J.R.R Tolkien, especially his lifelong interest in fairy stories, is up for a well deserved award. “There Would Always Be a Fairy Tale”: More Essays on Tolkien by Verlyn Flieger has been shortlisted by the Tolkien Society for their 2018 Best Book Award. Vote now if you’re a member. [...]


Kent State University Press Wins 2018 Association of University Presses Design Award

Feb 23rd, 2018 | Filed as: News

Congratulations to our team, especially Design & Production Manager Chris Brooks, for being selected as part of the 2018 Association of University Presses Book, Jacket & Journal Show under the category of Scholarly Illustrated. A fascinating & beautiful book of true historical importance, Bouquet’s Expedition Against the Ohio Indians is worth a look.


Praise for Ann Marie Ackermann’s Meticulous Detective Work in Death of an Assassin

Feb 16th, 2018 | Filed as: News

Death of an Assassin: The True Story of the German Murderer Who Died Defending Robert E. Lee receives 4 out of 5 stars from the San Francisco Book Review website.
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Lincoln’s Lover Author Jason Emerson Interviewed on WSYR-TV, Syracuse

Feb 16th, 2018 | Filed as: News

WSYR-TV, Syracuse gives us an excellent interview with Jason Emerson, author of our recent book Lincoln’s Lover: Mary Lincoln in Poetry. It’s sure to be a favorite for lovers of poetry and history as well.
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Now Available: Video Interview with This Infernal War Editor Timothy Mason Roberts

Feb 6th, 2018 | Filed as: News

Author’s Voice host Bjorn Skaptason’s recent interview with editor Timothy Mason Roberts is available now on YouTube. The two speak in depth about Roberts’ new book, This Infernal War: The Civil War Letters of William and Jane Standard.


Lincoln’s Lover Author Jason Emerson is Featured in Eagle News Online

Jan 26th, 2018 | Filed as: News

Independent historian Jason Emerson speaks to Eagle News Online about his new book Lincoln’s Lover: Mary Lincoln in Poetry, a compilation of poetry written by, for, and about Mary Lincoln dating from 1839 to 2012.
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