Welcome to Cornerstone Press

Cornerstone Press is a small, independent publishing house and teaching press located in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Established in 1984, the press has published 45 titles to date in multiple genres. Cornerstone Press is the only press of its kind in the University of Wisconsin system, and one of four undergraduate, student-staffed presses in the United States. 

Cornerstone Press operates with the support of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Department of English and the College of Letters and Science.

The press is a proud affiliate member of the Midwest Independent Booksellers Association.
Midwest Independent Booksellers Association
The Cornerstone Press publishes up to five titles per year. All books are produced in classes and internships offered by the Department of English. From acquisitions and editing, to layout and design, to marketing and sales, students get a chance to work in all fields of professional publishing.

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 New Releases

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Available at independent bookstores



Cornerstone Press provides students at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with the unique opportunity to work within a professional, working literary press at the university level. Many of our student staff have gone on to work in various fields, including:

Small Press Publishing
Literary Editing
Magazine Editing
Public Relations
Business Communications
Technical Writing
University Student Affairs
Nonprofit Service
Web Development
Educational Materials
Human Resources
Business Administration
Sales & Marketing
Document Design

For more information and questions please contact 
Dr. Ross K. Tangedal 
Director & Publisher-in-Chief 

Check out our Fall 2018 Catalogue now!