Tag Archives: Cornerstone Press

Cornerstone Press Launches The Appointed Hour

Students who took part in Cornerstone Press with the book “The Appointed Hour” celebrated the book’s official launch Thursday, Dec. 7. “We were not expecting what we stepped into,” Travis Leopfe, book designer, said in his speech. Leopfe and the rest of the student’s in the fall 2017 section of English 349: Editing and Publishing worked as a class to ... Read More »

Cornerstone Press to Publish “The Appointed Hour” by Susanne Davis

Cornerstone Press of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has contracted Susanne Davis, to publish her debut collection of short stories, “The Appointed Hour”, set to be released on Dec. 7, 2017. Davis is a graduate of the Iowa Writers Workshop, and she teaches creative writing at Trinity College and the University of Connecticut. Her stories have been featured in the ... Read More »

Dr. Tangedal Celebrates Second Year At Cornerstone Press

Ross Tangedal is going into his second year of leading the University’s publishing house, Cornerstone Press. The publishing house, which was established in 1984 and specifically designed to staff students taking English 349: Editing and Publishing, become the only student-run press in the UW-system. Each student takes on a specific role from editorial to sales, all with the goal of ... Read More »

Cornerstone Press Brings International Author’s Writing to Life

Student-run publishing house, Cornerstone Press, is excited to announce it will be publishing its first international author since it began in 1984. This year’s release titled, “Meditations of a Beast,” is a collection of poetry written by Kristine Ong Muslim who was born and still resides in the southern Philippines. Muslim is a seven-time Pushcart Prize nominee, an influential award ... Read More »

Cornerstone Press Gives Students Professional Publishing Experience

During the Vietnam War, thousands of war dogs assisted American soldiers in carrying out their duties. Unfortunately, the majority of dogs sent overseas never returned to the United States. This semester Cornerstone Press will be publishing the manuscript “Stay!” the story of a Vietnam war dog named Ike and his accompanying serviceman, Ray. “Stay!” was written by D. K. Wells, ... Read More »

Stevens Point Writer Passes Away

The Stevens Point area lost a beloved member of the community on Monday, Nov. 4. George Rogers, age 85, dedicated more than 60 years of his life to the Stevens Point Journal and the Portage County Gazette. He was a major outdoor writing contributor and columnist as well as the editor for the SPJ and a co-founder of the Gazette. ... Read More »

Cornerstone’s New Release “The Great Cat Nap”

Every year Cornerstone Press publishes a new book that students from English 349: Editing and Publishing put together. This year’s release is “The Great Cat Nap” by Abigail Bostwick. “The Great Cat Nap” is a mystery fiction novel about Ace the cat who is trying to find a kidnapped show cat,” said Gail Folkins, professor of the class. A unique ... Read More »

“Syncopation” Published by Cornerstone Press

On Tuesday, April 24, Cornerstone Press, a student-run publishing company, hosted a book launch for Author Elizabeth Caulfield Felt’s historical novel “Syncopation.” The launch began at 8 p.m. in The Encore at the Dreyfus University Center (DUC) and included a brief reading and book signing. Cornerstone Press is actually English 349: Editing and Publishing, a class in the English department ... Read More »