• Sandy Island

    At Low Tide: Voices of Sandy Island

    Released August 2017

    Accessible only by boat, Sandy Island is an historic African American community that has been self-sufficient for over a century. This uniquely packaged book and 360 documentary offers a glimpse into this community, recognizing its past and moving to its future.

  • HomelessAre

    Homeless Are

    Released May 2017

    Myrtle Beach and the surrounding Horry County has the highest population of unsheltered homeless in the state of South Carolina. This photobook and web series explores some of their stories.

  • Powering a New South

    Powering a New South

    Released May 2016

    This interactive, multimedia project showcases regional voices that are involved and affected by our energy choices.

  • Cover of A War on Two Fronts

    A War on Two Fronts

    Fighting for Victory at Home and Abroad

    The stories of African American soldiers in the Army during WWII.

    Released October 2015

  • Cover of The Wealth of Nothing

    The Wealth of Nothing

    Rural Southern Life through the Lens of William Van Auken Greene

    Released March 2015

  • Cover of Chasing the Paper Canoe

    Gullah: The Voice of an Island

    Spirituals from Saint Helena Island, SC

About the Press

The Athenaeum Press, the university press of Coastal Carolina University, collaborates widely with individuals—be they scholars, students, or members of the community—to turn their ideas into print and digital reality. Once selected, projects undergo an extensive development process, where professors from across the humanities and fine arts collaborate with the project initiator and Coastal undergraduate and graduate students to design, build, and produce high-quality multimedia content. >more