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Farnaz Fatemi, Poet Laureate Fellow, of Santa Cruz County, California, in partnership with Kent State University's Wick Poetry Center and several local Santa Cruz County organizations, will produce a series of nine monthly pop-up teen poetry workshops.

Farnaz Fatemi, poet laureate of Santa Cruz County, California, was awarded a $50,000 fellowship from the Academy of American Poets that she will use in partnership with Kent State University's Wick Poetry Center to produce a series of teen poetry workshops. Fatemi is an Iranian-American poet and writer and the author of "Sister Tongue,"...

Asiatic Bittersweet, photo credit to Leslie J. Mehrhoff, University of Connecticut, Bugwood.org

Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences would like to congratulate three faculty members in the Department of Biological Sciences who recently co-authored a 384-page hardcover book, “Problem Plants of Ohio,” published by the Kent State University Press and available on Amazon.com. Adjunct Professor Megan E. Griffiths-Ward, Ph...

The Kent State University Press received a 2015 PROSE Award in the Single Volume – Humanities & Social Sciences category for “Wearable Prints, 1760-1860: History, Materials, and Mechanics” by Susan W. Greene. Sponsored by the Association of American Publishers, the PROSE Awards annually recognize the very best in professional and schol...

Four books published by the Kent State University Press received IPPY awards during the 17th annual Independent Publisher Book Awards that took place in New York on May 29. The IPPY awards was created in 1996 to recognize books published by independent authors and publishers. Author and Kent State Associate Professor in the School of Jo...