MSU PRESS HIGHLIGHTS
NEW VIDEO on MSU PRESS YouTube:
VIDEO: Conversation: René Girard and Cynthia L. Haven [3.11]
MSU PRESS HAS A NEW IMPRINT: WHEELBARROW BOOKS
Wheelbarrow Books, established in 2016, is an imprint of the RCAH Center for Poetry at Michigan State University, published and distributed by MSU Press. The biannual Wheelbarrow Books Poetry Prize is open to poets who have not yet published a first book. This year’s judge is Sarah Bagby, owner of Watermark Books & Café in Wichita, Kansas, and publisher of Watermark Press.
Series Editor: Anita Skeen. Professor in the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities (RCAH) at Michigan State University, director of the Creative Arts Program at Ghost Ranch, and director of the Fall Writing Festival.
APRIL SNEAK PEEK at MSU PRESS
- Announcing: Wheelbarrow Books Poetry Prize – Open for Submissions. Judge: Sarah Bagby,
owner of Watermark Books & Café in Wichita, Kansas, and publisher of Watermark Press. Sarah served on the fiction panel of the 2015 National Book Awards.
PATS ON THE BACK – CONGRATULATIONS!
- 2018 Michigan Notable Book Award won by Sailing Into History: Great Lakes Bulk Carriers of the Twentieth Century & the Crews Who Sailed Them , by Frank Boles
- 2018 Midwest Book Award Finalist: The Merchant John Askin: Furs and Empire at British Michilimackinac by Justin M. Carroll
- 2018 Midwest Book Award Finalist: Stories for a Lost Child by Carter Meland
- 2018 Midwest Book Award Finalist: Sailing Into History: Great Lakes Bulk Carriers of the Twentieth Century & the Crews Who Sailed Them by Frank Boles
- 2018 Minnesota Book Award Finalist: Curator of Ephemera at the New Museum for Archaic Media by Heid E. Erdrich
- 2018 Minnesota Book Award Finalist: Stories for a Lost Child by Carter Meland
Author Book Signings – COME SEE US!
- April 21: Cynthia L. Haven at Stanford’s 15th Annual “A Company of Authors. ”An exciting afternoon featuring panel discussions, 21 lively authors, fascinating books, and “Evolution of Desire”! Location: the Stanford Humanities Center, Stanford, California.
- April 26: Laura Apol Reading at East Lansing Public Library, in celebration of National Poetry Month, East Lansing Public Library
- May 18: Cortney Davis Reading at Byrd’s Books, Bethel, Connecticut. Byrd’s B
- June 5, 6, 7: Frank Boles Appearances on the 2018 Michiigan Notable Author Tour
- July 25: Justin M. Carroll Book Signing, Colonial Michilimackinac
- July 25: Justin M. Carroll Lecture at the church inside the Fort, Colonial Michilimackinac