Cornerstone Press is a small, independent publishing house and teaching
press. As the only press of its kind in the University of Wisconsin
system, and one of four undergraduate, student-staffed presses in the
United States, the Press operates with the support of the University of
Wisconsin-Stevens Point Department of English, the School of Humanities and Global Studies, and the College of Letters
and Science. Established in 1984, the press has published over 50 titles to
date in multiple genres.
We are located in the Collins Classroom Center (Room 127) of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, in Stevens Point, Wisconsin.
Margaret Rozga and Cornerstone Press receive recognition from the Council for Wisconsin Writers!
Stevens Point, WI -- The Council for Wisconsin Writers recognized Holding My Selves Together: New and Selected Poems by Margaret Rozga (Cornerstone Press 2021) as the Honorable Mention title in the Edna Meudt Poetry Book Award for 2021, judged by renowned poet Allison Joseph. The award is one of ten bestowed upon writers from the state during the CWW's annual Wisconsin Writers Awards.
Award winners will be celebrated on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at a reception from 3:00–4:00 pm, followed by the awards presentation and readings by First Place Winners, at the Arts + Literature Laboratory, 111 S. Livingston Street #100, Madison, Wisconsin.
The Council for Wisconsin Writers is a unique community of writers, readers, educators, and literary people, both amateur and professional, throughout the state. For over 50 years, their mission has been to recognize and celebrate Wisconsin writers and to promote awareness of our state's great literary heritage.
Cornerstone Press is the student-staffed teaching press at the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point, where students get hands-on experience in editing, designing, marketing, and selling books in multiple genres. "Peggy Rozga's work is sublime, filled with heart and hope," said Ross K. Tangedal, assistant professor of English and press director & publisher. "Being recognized by the Council for Wisconsin Writers is a testament to her talent, and to the dedicated student staff at the university's press."
For more information please visit wiswriters.org.
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