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 nonacademic authors, the 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.

Press Staff

Dr. Sheb True
Assistant to the Dean for Special Projects, Director of the Coles College International Center and Professor

Holly Miller
Manager of Design & Production

Connie Briggs
Lead Clerical

KSU Press
Book sales, marketing, submission, and all other requests

Contact Information
Kennesaw State University Press
1000 Chastain Rd, Bldg. 27
Mail Drop #2701
Kennesaw, GA 30144
678.797.2169 (main line)
678.797.2215 (fax)

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 8am–5pm (Book orders can be picked up Tuesday–Thursday 10am–2pm)

Directions to the Press
Travel I-75 to Chastain Road (Exit Number 271). Northbound travelers will turn left at the traffic light at the end of the off ramp, while southbound travelers will turn right. Travel approximately one-tenth of a mile and turn right onto Kennesaw State University Drive. Proceed straight to the gated Visitor Center Parking Lot and Information Booth (Lot B). The Press is located on the second floor of the English Building (Bldg 27). Click here to view a campus map.

Rights & Permissions
If you would like to copy, reprint, or reproduce any portion of a KSU Press book, including illustrations, graphics, and maps, you must request our permission. You may send your request on company letterhead via letter, fax, or e-mail. Permission cannot be granted over the phone.

Schedule Author Event

Please contact us at 678-797-2169 or by e-mail.


Review and Desk Copy
To request a review, desk, or exam copy, please send your request by e-mail.