University of Wisconsin Press

University of Wisconsin Press was founded in Madison in 1936. The Press publishes books and journals, selected in a review process by staff, outside experts, and a board of University of Wisconsin faculty. Journal issues undergo a peer-review process. 


Ian DeGraff

UW Press has reputation for publishing some of the best LGBTQ literature in the nation. Outgoing executive editor Raphael Kadushin had the vision that made it possible. more



Steve Apps

One of Wisconsin’s most prolific authors releases “Cold As Thunder,” a futuristic dystopian novel set in Wisconsin. more


Dave Cubiak, the Chicago cop turned Door County sheriff, is back to solve another mystery in “Death Rides the Ferry,” Patricia Skalka’s fourth installment of her popular series. more


From Indian Mounds to lumberjacks to the Great Lakes, 2017 was a great year for Wisconsin authors and publishers. more



Ashley Seil Smith

It has an 80-year history and a stellar reputation worldwide. But the new director of the University of Wisconsin Press, Dennis Lloyd, wants to make sure the publisher thrives. more