Join us as the University Press celebrates its authors

University Press Author Reception

The Press at California State University, Fresno, will celebrate several of its recently published authors at a reception from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, in the Smittcamp Alumni House. Featured authors and publications will include: Armen Bacon, author of “My Name is Armen (Volume II), Outside the Lines.” This book is a follow-up to Bacon’s […]

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New books are flying off The Press

Graphic showing the covers of six new books from The Press at California State University Fresno

Watch out for hot books! The Press at California State University, Fresno has published as many new volumes in the past year as it usually does in three and a half years.
Since last fall, The Press — a university press operated by the College of Arts and Humanities at Fresno State — has published six new books. Founded in 1982, The Press has published 56 volumes — in its history, an average of 1.7 per year.

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New book by folk musician Evo Bluestein chronicles ‘Road to Sweet’s Mill’

Book cover "Road to Sweet's Mill"

Evo Bluestein, a longtime folk musician and music educator in the Fresno area, has published a book called “Road to Sweet’s Mill: The West Coast Folk Music Revival in the 1960s and ’70s.” The book, published by The Press at California State University Fresno, provides a rare glimpse into a regional folk subculture of the […]

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Music of America Concert Series: Evo Bluestein and Friends April 22

Evo Bluestein

A concert by local musician Evo Bluestein and friends will launch a new Music of America Concert Series at Fresno State. The concert will coincide with Earth Day, at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 22, in Wahlberg Recital Hall. Performers will include Bluestein, Terry Barrett, Barry Shultz, Patricia Wells-Solarzano and Agustin Lira, Two for the Road and The Gilly Girls. […]

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