Harvard University Press ( HUP) is a publishing house established on January 13, 1913, as a division of Harvard University, and focused on academic publishing. It is a member of the  Association of American University Presses. After the retirement of William P. Sisler in 2017, the university appointed as Director George Andreou.
The press maintains offices in
Cambridge, Massachusetts near Harvard Square, and in London, England. The press co-founded the distributor TriLiteral LLC with MIT Press and Yale University Press. TriLiteral was sold to  LSC Communications in 2018.
Notable authors published by HUP include
Eudora Welty, Walter Benjamin, E. O. Wilson, John Rawls, Emily Dickinson, Stephen Jay Gould, Helen Vendler, Carol Gilligan, Amartya Sen, David Blight, Martha Nussbaum, and Thomas Piketty.
The Display Room in Harvard Square, dedicated to selling HUP publications, closed on June 17, 2009.
Related publishers, imprints, and series
HUP owns the Belknap Press
imprint, which it inaugurated in May 1954 with the publication of the Harvard Guide to American History. The  John Harvard Library book series is published under the Belknap imprint.
Harvard University Press distributes the
Loeb Classical Library and is the publisher of the I Tatti Renaissance Library, the Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library, and the Murty Classical Library of India.
It is distinct from
Harvard Business Press, which is part of Harvard Business Publishing, and the independent Harvard Common Press.
2011 publication by Listed: Dispatches from America's Endangered Species Act Joe Roman received the 2012 Rachel Carson Environment Book Award from the Society of Environmental Journalists. 
"As Many Books as Possible Short of Bankruptcy". . March–April 2013 Harvard Magazine . Retrieved . January 28, 2015
"New director for Harvard University Press". . July 12, 2017 Harvard Gazette . Retrieved . July 14, 2017
"LSC Buys TriLiteral; Turner Purchases Gürze Books". PublishersWeekly.com . Retrieved . July 8, 2018
"Last Chapter". . September–October 2009 Harvard Magazine . Retrieved . December 2, 2010
Bridenbaugh, Carl (May 9, 1954). "For Explorers of Our Past: Harvard Guide to American History". The New York Times Book Review . Retrieved . May 30, 2010
Roman, Joe (2011). Listed: Dispatches from America's Endangered Species Act. Harvard University Press. ISBN . 9780674061279
"Winners: SEJ 11th Annual Awards for Reporting on the Environment". . October 17, 2012. Archived from Society of Environmental Journalists the original on August 24, 2017 . Retrieved . July 15, 2017
Coordinates: 42°22′58.8″N 71°7′37.3″W / 42.383000°N 71.127028°W