University of Wisconsin Press

University of Wisconsin Press

Since its first book appeared in 1937, the Press has published and distributed more than 3000 titles. We have more than 1400 titles currently in print, including books of general interest (biography, fiction, natural history, poetry, photography, fishing, food, travel, etc.), scholarly books (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.

Genres published 

  • Fiction / NonFiction / Poetry

Writing styles published 

  • Literary / Contemporary / History / Biography / Scholarly

Publication Formats 

  • Book / Print Journal

Languages published 

  • English

Source Languages 

  • Any
Publisher Details



Accept unsolicited submissions: 


Permit online submissions: 


Permit simultaneous submissions: 


Reading Periods: 

various; consult guidelines


  • Token: <0.01/word
  • Contributor Copies
  • Semi-Pro: <0.14/word

Publish reprints: 


Calls for Submissions: 

Poetry Prizes