Category: Books

Your Wake-Up Call, America

Chemeketa history instructor Taylor A. Marrow III and editor of America Awakened: The Anti-Lynching Crusade of Ida B. Wells-Barnett invites you to a Facebook Live event on July 16, 2-4 pm (Pacific), for a frank and honest conversation about race in America. This event celebrates the social justice work of investigative journalist Ida B. Wells-Barnett on

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Fifty Years of Chemeketa in Fifty Words

Chemeketa Press is proud to announce the publication of Fifty/Fifty: Fifty Years of Chemeketa in Fifty Words, a collection of stories that celebrates the college’s golden anniversary. Inside you’ll find an introduction from college president Dr. Jessica Howard as well as the perspectives of students, faculty, and staff both past and present. Alternately funny, impactful,

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2019 Proposal Guidelines for Faculty Authors and Author Teams

Chemeketa Press is piloting a submissions system for new projects to make the proposal process accessible and convenient for all faculty. All books published by Chemeketa Press are approved by the Press’s Editorial Board, field tested in the classroom, and peer reviewed. The Editorial Board will evaluate all submissions and respond within 2–3 weeks of

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Field-Testing Chemeketa Press Books

At Chemeketa Press, it’s all about the students. We want to improve their experience with affordable textbooks, of course. The more important goal, however, is making sure our books are effective. We want to produce books that students learn from and enjoy. To make sure our books are doing that, we’re piloting a new field-testing

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My First Summer in the Sierra Book Launch

You’re Invited … What: Book Launch for John Muir’s My First Summer in the Sierra When: Monday, April 22, 2:00–3:30 pm Where: Chemeketa Community College, Building 4, Room 225 (Linder Lecture Lab), 4000 Lancaster Dr NE (map link: Some people call John Muir (1838–1914) the “Father of our National Parks.” Some call him a

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Five Little-Known Works from Freedom & Responsibility You Need to Read

Literature professor Justus Ballard edited Freedom & Responsibility, an anthology published through Chemeketa Press in 2018. Containing the works of Susan B. Anthony, W. E. B. DuBois, Patrick Henry, and more, the collection of essays is a small, yet poignant required reading for introductory writing courses. Other than brief introductions and miniature bios before every

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A New Model for Textbook Publishing

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