University Press Nominated for Pen America Literary Award

A Kent State University Press publication, Resurrection of the Wild: Meditations on Ohio’s Natural Landscape, authored by Deborah Fleming, has been named a finalist for the Pen/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay at the 2020 Pen America Literary Awards Ceremony.

The winners will be announced at a March 2 ceremony hosted by Seth Meyers at the Town Hall in New York.

“This is a top tier award, and it’s quite an honor to even be in the final five,” said Kenneth J. Burhanna, dean and professor, Kent State University Libraries. “This recognition puts our press head-to-head with much larger publishers and some of the most critically acclaimed university presses.” Learn more.

POSTED: Friday, February 7, 2020 - 8:42am
UPDATED: Friday, February 7, 2020 - 3:57pm