Our Mission
The Kennesaw State University Press supports Kennesaw State University’s position as a premier learning-centered comprehensive university. The Press is dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of knowledge to scholars, students, and general readers through books, journals, and electronic media. Working with both academic and non-academic authors, the Kennesaw State University Press publishes high-quality manuscripts—both fiction and nonfiction—covering a broad array of disciplines and topics. The KSU Press emphasizes works of scholarly and popular interest concerning Georgia and the surrounding Region including, but not limited to, its art, culture, stories, history, and people. The KSU Press is especially interested in providing publication assistance to regional authors.

Many of our publications have won literary awards including the Georgia Author of the Year Award, the Lillian Smith Award, Atlanta Magazine’s Critics Choice Award, Georgia’s Top 25 Reading List, The Georgia Center for the Book’s All Georgia Reads. Among our authors are a former Georgia Poet Laureate, finalist for ForeWord Magazine’s Book of the Year Award, and finalist for the National Book Award.