WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE PUBLISH
The University of Wisconsin Press is a not-for-profit publisher of books and journals. We select the books using a careful process of review by Press staff, outside experts, and a board of University of Wisconsin faculty. Each of our journal issues also undergoes a rigorous peer-review process. (We are not a printing firm; we do not do work for hire.)
Since our founding in 1936 and the publication of our first book in 1937, the press has published and distributed more than 3,000 titles. We have nearly 1,500 titles currently in print, including books of general interest (biography, fiction, natural history, poetry, photography, fishing, food, travel, etc.), scholarly books (African studies, American studies, anthropology, art, classics, environmental studies, ethnic studies, film, gay & lesbian studies, history, Jewish studies, literary criticism, Slavic studies, etc.), and regional books about Wisconsin and the Upper Midwest. We publish and distribute new books each year in these fields.
Our book series include the Wisconsin Poetry Series; Critical Human Rights; New Perspectives in Southeast Asian Studies; Wisconsin Studies in Classics; Living Out: Gay and Lesbian Autobiography; Africa and the Diaspora: History, Politics, Culture; The George L. Mosse Series in Modern European Culture, Sexuality, and Ideas; Publications of the Wisconsin Center for Pushkin Studies; and Women in Africa and the Diaspora.