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The University of Wisconsin
Press (sometimes abbreviated as UW Press) is a non-profit university press publishing peer-reviewed books and journals. It publishes work by scholars from the global academic community; works of fiction, memoir and poetry under its imprint, Terrace Books; and serves the citizens of Wisconsin
by publishing important books about Wisconsin, the Upper Midwest, and the Great Lakes region. The Press’s mission includes publishing work that contributes to a literate culture and to civic conversation. UW Press annually awards the Brittingham Prize in Poetry, the Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry,[2] and The Four Lakes Prize in Poetry.[3] The Press was founded in 1936 in Madison and is one of more than 120 member presses in the Association of American University Presses. The Journals Division was established in 1965. Currently the Press employs approximately 25 full and part-time staff, produces 40 to 60 new books a year, and publishes 11 journals. It also distributes books and some annual journals for selected smaller publishers. The Press is a unit of the Graduate School of the University of Wisconsin–Madison
University of Wisconsin–Madison
and serves the University of Wisconsin's overall mission of research, instruction, and outreach beyond the university.


1 Books division

1.1 Notable authors and awards

2 Journals division 3 See also 4 References 5 External links

Books division[edit] Since its first book appeared in 1937, the Press has published and distributed more than 3,000 titles. The Press has more than 1,400 titles currently in print, including:

scholarly books: American studies and modern American history, African studies, anthropology, Classical studies, dance history, environmental studies, film/cinema history, gay & lesbian studies, modern European and Irish history, Jewish studies, Slavic and Eastern European studies, Southeast Asian Studies, and other subjects regional books: Wisconsin, the Upper Midwest, and the Great Lakes region books of general interest: natural history, poetry, biography, fiction, food, travel.

Notable authors and awards[edit] Notable authors published by the University of Wisconsin
Press include Rigoberto González, Edmund White, Lucy Jane Bledsoe, Olena Kalytiak Davis, Alden Jones, Lesléa Newman, Trebor Healey, Floyd Skloot, Kelly Cherry, Jorie Graham, and Michael Carroll. The Press has also published new editions and translations of work by Isaac Bashevis Singer, Leo Tolstoy, and Djuna Barnes. Books and authors published by the Press have won The American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation, the Lambda Literary Award, the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction,[4] Independent Publisher Book Awards,[5] NEA Literature Fellowships, the Guggenheim Fellowship,[6] Publishing Triangle
Publishing Triangle
Awards, and other honors. Journals division[edit]

American Orthoptic Journal Arctic Anthropology Contemporary Literature Ecological Restoration Ecquid Novi: African Journalism Studies Journal of Human Resources Land Economics Landscape Journal Luso-Brazilian Review Monatshefte SubStance

See also[edit]

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^ "Publishers served by the Chicago Distribution Center". University of Chicago Press. Retrieved 2017-09-12.  ^ UW Press: Felix Pollak Prize ^ UW Press: Four Lakes Prize ^ "Awards". American Academy of Arts and Letters.  ^ "2014 Independent Publisher Book Awards Results". Independent Publisher - feature. Retrieved 2016-04-26.  ^ "John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Olena Kalytiak Davis". www.gf.org. Retrieved 2016-04-26. 

External links[edit]

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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Located in: Madison, Wisconsin

Colleges and schools

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Media and publications

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Founded: 1848

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