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. 

“Ojibwe, Activist, Priest: The Life of Philip Bergin Gordon, Tibishkogijik” is a scholarly book that presents a dry account of a remarkable life. Read more


Double mystery: "Death by the Bay" and "The Dead of Achill Island" are two sharp new thrillers written by Wisconsin authors. Read more



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. Read more



Steve Apps

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


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