Author and teacher Stuart Albright founded McKinnon Press in 2005 to promote the work of young writers in Durham, NC. Since that time, over 1000 writers have been published in a growing series of anthologies and individual student novels. Numerous McKinnon Press authors have gone on to accomplished careers in journalism, film, slam poetry, professional sports, and education. McKinnon Press has been featured prominently in the News and Observer, the Herald-Sun, Independent Weekly, and the Daily Tarheel.