Wayne State University Press

18 Series
1033 Titles

A distinctive urban publisher since 1941, Wayne State University Press is known for its books on Michigan, the city of Detroit, and the Great Lakes region, as well as African American studies; fairy-tale studies; film, television, and media studies; health humanities; Jewish studies; and labor studies. WSUP publishes fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry written by Michigan authors. A few of WSUP’s bestselling titles are: The Spook Who Sat By the Door (both editions), The Queen Next Door, Latin Via Ovid, American City: Detroit Architecture, 1845-2005, The Lyric Essay as Resistance, and The Kaufman Speech Praxis Test.

Recent Titles from Wayne State University Press

The Rescue Turn and the Politics of Holocaust Memory

edited by Natalia Aleksiun, Zofia Wóycicka, Raphael Utz, with contributions by Ido de Haan, Sofie Lene Bak, Mark Roseman, Anna Bikont, Anna Marie Droumpouki, Sarah Gensburger, Liliana Hentosh, Hana Kubátová, Naum Trajanovski, Anika Walk...
Mar 2024 - Wayne State University Press
$94.99 USD - Hardback
$36.99 USD - Paperback / softback

For Times Such as These

Ariana Katz, Jessica Rosenberg
Mar 2024 - Wayne State University Press
$29.99 USD - Paperback / softback

Diver Beneath the Street

Petra Kuppers
Feb 2024 - Wayne State University Press
$17.99 USD - Paperback / softback

Science Fiction Theatre

J. P. Telotte
Jan 2024 - Wayne State University Press
$19.99 USD - Paperback / softback

Irregular Heartbeats at the Park West

Russell Brakefield
Jan 2024 - Wayne State University Press
$17.99 USD - Paperback / softback

Immigrant Horse's Mouth

Sheng-mei Ma
Dec 2023 - Wayne State University Press
$24.99 USD - Paperback / softback

The Hebrew Folktale in Premodern Morality Literature

Vered Tohar
Nov 2023 - Wayne State University Press
$94.99 USD - Hardback
$26.99 USD - Paperback / softback

Eating at God's Table

Jody Myers, foreword by Matt Goldish
Nov 2023 - Wayne State University Press
$36.99 USD - Paperback / softback
$94.99 USD - Hardback

Court of Honor

Gabriel N. Finder
Nov 2023 - Wayne State University Press
$86.99 USD - Hardback

Movie-Made Los Angeles

John Trafton
Oct 2023 - Wayne State University Press
$36.99 USD - Paperback / softback
$94.99 USD - Hardback

Israeli Salvage Poetics

Sheila E. Jelen
Oct 2023 - Wayne State University Press
$94.99 USD - Hardback

Salvage Poetics

Sheila E. Jelen
Oct 2023 - Wayne State University Press
$29.99 USD - Paperback / softback
$69.99 USD - Hardback

Forthcoming Titles from Wayne State University Press

Queer Jews, Queer Muslims

edited by Adi Saleem, with contributions by Katrina Daly Thompson, Edwige Crucifix, Amr Kamal, Shanon Shah, Robert Phillips, Elizabeth Johnstone, David M. Halperin, Matthew Richardson, Adi Saleem
Mar 2024 - Wayne State University Press
$29.99 USD - Paperback / softback
$99.99 USD - Hardback

The Fairy-Tale Cabinet of Angela Carter

Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère
Mar 2024 - Wayne State University Press
$94.99 USD - Hardback
$34.99 USD - Paperback / softback

Invisible Ink

Guy Stern
Mar 2024 - Wayne State University Press
$27.99 USD - Hardback
$22.99 USD - Paperback / softback

When Detroit Played the Numbers

Felicia B. George
Mar 2024 - Wayne State University Press
$29.99 USD - Paperback / softback
$94.99 USD - Hardback

The Salmon Capital of Michigan

Carson Prichard
Apr 2024 - Wayne State University Press
$26.99 USD - Paperback / softback

Interracial Family Memoirs

Cedric Essi
Apr 2024 - Wayne State University Press
$92.99 USD - Hardback
$32.99 USD - Paperback / softback

Pioneers of Jewish Ethnography and Folkloristics in Eastern Europe

Haya Bar-Itzhak, foreword by Dan Ben-Amos, translated by Lenn Schramm
Apr 2024 - Wayne State University Press
$36.99 USD - Paperback / softback
$94.99 USD - Hardback

Michigan's Venice

Daniel F. Harrison, OtherStephen Chrisomalis, Karen Marrero
Apr 2024 - Wayne State University Press
$39.99 USD - Hardback

Ma Lineal

Faith S. Holsaert
Apr 2024 - Wayne State University Press
$29.99 USD - Paperback / softback

Matrilineal Dissent

edited by Annie Atura Bushnell, Lori Harrison-Kahan, Ashley Walters, with contributions by Jessica Kirzane, Rachel Rubinstein, Josh Lambert, Tahneer Oksman, Karen Skinazi, Jennifer Glaser, Alex Ullman
May 2024 - Wayne State University Press
$92.99 USD - Hardback
$39.99 USD - Paperback / softback

Rum Running and the Roaring Twenties

Philip P. Mason, OtherMarcia Mason
May 2024 - Wayne State University Press
$25.99 USD - Paperback / softback

Carrying a Big Schtick

Miriam Eve Mora
May 2024 - Wayne State University Press
$39.99 USD - Paperback / softback
$99.99 USD - Hardback

Series from Wayne State University Press

African American Life

Nothing Special

Desiree Cooper, illustrated by Bec Sloane
Oct 2022 - Wayne State University Press
$18.99 USD - Hardback

The Spook Who Sat by the Door, second edition

Sam Greenlee, introduction by Natiki Hope Pressley
Jun 2022 - Wayne State University Press
$19.99 USD - Paperback / softback

The Autobiography of William Sanders Scarborough

William Sanders Scarborough, foreword by Henry Jr., introduction by Michele Valerie Ronnick
Oct 2021 - Wayne State University Press
$34.99 USD - Hardback
$24.99 USD - Paperback / softback

American Holy Land

From New Zion to Old Zion

Joseph B. Glass
Feb 2018 - Wayne State University Press
$21.99 USD - Paperback / softback

The Israeli-American Connection

Michael Brown
Feb 2018 - Wayne State University Press
$24.99 USD - Paperback / softback

American Consuls in the Holy Land, 1832-1914

Ruth Kark
Sep 1994 - Wayne State University Press
$56.99 USD - Hardback

American Jewish Civilization

Communings of the Spirit

edited by Mel Scult
Oct 2020 - Wayne State University Press
$99.99 USD - Hardback
$39.99 USD - Paperback / softback
$47.99 USD - Hardback

Going Greek

Marianne R. Sanua
Feb 2018 - Wayne State University Press
$22.99 USD - Paperback / softback

Jewish Immigrant Associations and American Identity in New York, 1880-1939

Daniel Soyer
Feb 2018 - Wayne State University Press
$22.99 USD - Paperback / softback

Contemporary Approaches to Film and Media Studies

Movie-Made Los Angeles

John Trafton
Oct 2023 - Wayne State University Press
$36.99 USD - Paperback / softback
$94.99 USD - Hardback

Hidden Light

Dan Chyutin
Sep 2023 - Wayne State University Press
$39.99 USD - Paperback / softback
$94.99 USD - Hardback

Recollecting Collecting

edited by Lucy Fischer, with contributions by Kara Lynn Andersen, Joanne Bernardi, Frances Gateward, Krin Gabbard, Barry Keith Grant, Adam Lowenstein, Tamar Jeffers MacDonald, Erika Balsom, Josh Stenger, Leah Kerr, Lucy Fischer
Apr 2023 - Wayne State University Press
$36.99 USD - Paperback / softback
$94.99 USD - Hardback

Great Lakes Books

The Dodge Brothers

Dr. Charles K. Hyde
Jul 2023 - Wayne State University Press
$36.99 USD - Hardback
$24.99 USD - Paperback / softback

"No Equal Justice"

Edward J. Littlejohn, Peter J. Hammer
Jul 2023 - Wayne State University Press
$24.99 USD - Paperback / softback
$36.99 USD - Hardback

Paper Valley

P. David Allen II, II, P. David Allen, II, Susan Campbell
Apr 2023 - Wayne State University Press
$26.99 USD - Paperback / softback

Made in Michigan Writer Series

Diver Beneath the Street

Petra Kuppers
Feb 2024 - Wayne State University Press
$17.99 USD - Paperback / softback

Irregular Heartbeats at the Park West

Russell Brakefield
Jan 2024 - Wayne State University Press
$17.99 USD - Paperback / softback

Immigrant Horse's Mouth

Sheng-mei Ma
Dec 2023 - Wayne State University Press
$24.99 USD - Paperback / softback

Painted Turtle Press

When Lions Were Kings

Richard Bak
Sep 2023 - Wayne State University Press
$39.99 USD - Hardback
$29.99 USD - Paperback / softback

Scratching the Surface

Harvey Ovshinsky, foreword by Don Gonyea
Mar 2021 - Wayne State University Press
$27.99 USD - Paperback / softback

That They Lived

Rochelle Riley, Cristi Smith-Jones
Feb 2021 - Wayne State University Press
$17.99 USD - Paperback / softback

Queer Screens Series

Queer Imaginings

David A. Gerstner
Mar 2023 - Wayne State University Press
$94.99 USD - Hardback
$42.99 USD - Paperback / softback

Streisand

Garrett Stewart
Nov 2022 - Wayne State University Press
$35.99 USD - Paperback / softback
$85.99 USD - Hardback

Cannibalizing Queer

João Nemi Neto
Feb 2022 - Wayne State University Press
$94.99 USD - Hardback
$42.99 USD - Paperback / softback

Raphael Patai Series in Jewish Folklore and Anthropology

Eating at God's Table

Jody Myers, foreword by Matt Goldish
Nov 2023 - Wayne State University Press
$36.99 USD - Paperback / softback
$94.99 USD - Hardback

The Hebrew Folktale in Premodern Morality Literature

Vered Tohar
Nov 2023 - Wayne State University Press
$94.99 USD - Hardback
$26.99 USD - Paperback / softback

Israeli Salvage Poetics

Sheila E. Jelen
Oct 2023 - Wayne State University Press
$94.99 USD - Hardback

The Donald Haase Series in Fairy-Tale Studies

Relief After Hardship

Ulrich Marzolph
Feb 2024 - Wayne State University Press
$44.99 USD - Hardback
$24.99 USD - Paperback / softback

Snake Sisters and Ghost Daughters

Cathy Yue Wang
Aug 2023 - Wayne State University Press
$34.99 USD - Paperback / softback
$94.99 USD - Hardback

The Enchanted Boot

Nancy L. Canepa
Nov 2022 - Wayne State University Press
$39.99 USD - Paperback / softback
$84.99 USD - Hardback

TV Milestones

Science Fiction Theatre

J. P. Telotte
Jan 2024 - Wayne State University Press
$19.99 USD - Paperback / softback

Will & Grace

Tison Pugh
Sep 2023 - Wayne State University Press
$19.99 USD - Paperback / softback

Mad Men

Gary R. Edgerton
Apr 2023 - Wayne State University Press
$19.99 USD - Paperback / softback