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UW-Stevens Point student publishing house to launch newest fiction work

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STEVENS POINT — A student-staffed publishing company at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will launch its newest book, a collection of short stories, with several activities the week of Dec. 3.

“Nothing to Lose” book cover. Photo courtesy University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Cornerstone Press will release “Nothing to Lose” by Wisconsin author Kim Suhr at 6 p.m. Dec. 6 in the Alumni Room of the Dreyfus University Center. Open to the public, the event will include live music, refreshments and featured speakers, including the author.

In addition, Cornerstone Press will host a literary trivia night from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 4 in room 116 of the College of Professional Studies. Suhr also will be the guest speaker and a featured reader at the university’s annual Writer’s Workshop for high school students on Dec. 5.

“Nothing to Lose” is part of the Legacy Series of fiction and non-fiction books published each fall. It will be available for purchase at the launch event, at Boswell Books in Milwaukee and online at Amazon.com or uwsp.edu/cornerstone, along with the publishing house’s previous works. For more information, visit @uwspcornerstonepress on Facebook.

Featuring characters carved out of the Wisconsin landscape, “Nothing to Lose” showcases a region full of real people who are less than perfect, plagued with doubts and always reaching.

A resident of Wales, Wisconsin, Suhr is the author of “Maybe I’ll Learn: Snapshots of a Novice Mom” and the director of Red Oak Writing, where she teaches youth camps, leads writers’ roundtables and provides manuscript critiques.

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