Wayne State University Press
Wayne State University Press publishes high-quality books and journals that advance scholarship in the humanities and social sciences, foster creativity and the arts, and enhance understanding of the region and the world. Wayne State University and its press are dedicated to the discovery, discourse and dissemination of ideas and knowledge, and to the well-being of Detroit and Michigan. Its books develop and enrich the lives of students, scholars and local and international communities of readers.
Wayne State University Press is the authoritative source for books on the Detroit region’s history, art and architecture, and significant cultural figures and movements. Publishing about 35 new books and e-books, and seven journals each year, the press specializes in Regional Studies and Great Lakes Books; Film and Television Studies; Jewish Studies; African American Studies; Fairytale and Folklore Studies; and poetry, essay, and short fiction by Michigan authors through its Made in Michigan Writers Series. WSU Press books receive wide recognition and varied awards, including regular inclusion on the Library of Michigan’s annual list of Michigan Notable Books. Recent highlights include the nomination of American Salvage as a National Book Award Finalist in Fiction, and recognition of the Press as one of the country’s “17 Most Innovative University Presses” by The Huffington Post.