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|Parent company||University of Liverpool|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|Distribution||Turpin Distribution (UK and most of world)|
Oxford University Press (Americas)
Ta Tong Book Company (Taiwan)
|Publication types||Books, academic journals|
|Imprints||Liverpool University Press, Modern Languages Open, Pavilion Poetry|
|No. of employees||13|
|Official website|| www|
Liverpool University Press (LUP), founded in 1899, is the third oldest university press in England after Oxford University Press and Cambridge University Press. It specialises in modern languages, literatures, history, and visual culture and currently publishes more than 150 books a year, as well as 34 academic journals.LUP's books are distributed in North America by Oxford University Press.
One of the earliest heads of the press was Lascelles Abercrombie, the first poetry lecturer at the university.
The press has ongoing collaborations with Tate, Foundation for Art and Creative Technology, Bluecoat Chambers, Public Monuments and Sculpture Association, and National Museums Liverpool.Among its flagship journals, the Bulletin of Hispanic Studies has been published since 1923 and Town Planning Review celebrated its centenary in 2010.
It is one of thirteen publishers to participate in the Knowledge Unlatched pilot, a global library consortium approach to funding open access books.
In 2014, the company announced the launch of Modern Languages Open, its peer-reviewed open access online platform publishing research from across the modern languages.
In 2015, the press launched Pavilion Poetry, a new imprint publishing collections of contemporary poetry. Mona Arshi was one of the first poets to be published; and her book, Small Hands, won The Felix Dennis Prize for Best First Collection at the 2015 Forward Prizes for Poetry.
The press was shortlisted for the Independent Publishing Awards in 2012, 2013 and 2014, and in 2015 won the IPG Award for Academic and Professional Publisher of the Year.In the same year, the press won the Bookseller Industry Award for Independent Academic, Educational and Professional Publisher of the Year.
Charles Bernstein is an American poet, essayist, editor, and literary scholar. Bernstein holds the Donald T. Regan Chair in the Department of English at the University of Pennsylvania. He is one of the most prominent members of the Language poets. In 2006 he was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 2005, Bernstein was awarded the Dean's Award for Innovation in Teaching at the University of Pennsylvania. Educated at Harvard College, he has been visiting Professor of Poetry, Poetics, and Creative Writing at Columbia University, the University at Buffalo, Brown University, and Princeton University. A volume of Bernstein's selected poetry from the past thirty years, All the Whiskey in Heaven, was published in 2010 by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. In the same year that FSG released his major collection, Chax Press released "Umbra," a collection of Bernstein's latest translations of poems from multiple languages. The Salt Companion to Charles Bernstein was published in 2012 Salt Publishing. Bernstein served as Distinguished Visiting Professor of Poetry, Poetics, and Theory at Princeton University in the Fall Term of 2011. In May of the same year, The University of Chicago Press released Bernstein's collection of essays, Attack of the Difficult Poems: Essays and Inventions.
Jo Shapcott FRSL is an English poet, editor and lecturer who has won the National Poetry Competition, the Commonwealth Poetry Prize, the Costa Book of the Year Award, a Forward Poetry Prize and the Cholmondeley Award.
The Forward Prizes for Poetry are major British awards for poetry, presented annually at a public ceremony in London. They were founded in 1992 by William Sieghart with the aim of celebrating excellence in poetry and increasing its audience. The prizes do this by identifying and honouring talent: collections published in the UK and Ireland over the course of the previous year are eligible, as are single poems nominated by journal editors or prize organisers. Each year, works shortlisted for the prizes — plus those highly commended by the judges — are collected in the Forward Book of Poetry.
The University of Georgia Press or UGA Press is a scholarly publishing house for the University System of Georgia. It is the oldest and largest publishing house in Georgia and a member of the Association of American University Presses.
Surya Vahni Priya Capildeo is a Trinidadian Scottish writer, and a member of the extended Capildeo family that has produced notable Trinidadian politicians and writers.
The publishing industry in Pakistan is hampered both by a low literacy rate (48%).
Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature.
Rutgers University Press is a nonprofit academic publishing house, operating in New Brunswick, New Jersey under the auspices of Rutgers University.
Auckland University Press is a leading New Zealand publisher that produces creative and scholarly work for a general audience. Founded in 1966 and formally recognised as Auckland University Press in 1972, it is an independent publisher based within The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. The Press currently publishes around 20 new books a year in history and politics, art and architecture, literature and poetry, Māori, Pacific and Asian Studies, science, business and health. It published its 500th book in 2005 of which 22 were prize winning publications.
The University of Michigan Press is part of Michigan Publishing at the University of Michigan Library. It publishes 170 new titles each year in the humanities and social sciences. Titles from the Press have earned numerous awards, including Lambda Literary Awards, the PEN/Faulkner Award, the Joe A. Callaway Award, and the Nautilus Book Award. The Press has published works by authors who have been awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the National Humanities Medal and the Nobel Prize in Economics.
Edinburgh University Press is a scholarly publisher of academic books and journals, based in Edinburgh, Scotland.
The University of Wisconsin 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.
Manchester University Press is the university press of the University of Manchester, England and a publisher of academic books and journals. Manchester University Press has developed into an international publisher. It maintains its links with the University.
Edward Elgar Publishing is a global publisher of academic books, journals and online resources in the social sciences and law. The company also publishes a social science and law blog with regular contributions from leading scholars.
Woodhead Publishing Limited was established in 1989 as an independent international publishing company of science and technical books. The company publishes books in association with The Textile Institute, Cambridge International Science Publishing. They have previously published books in association with The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) and the European Federation of Corrosion.
Brill is a Dutch international academic publisher founded in 1683 in Leiden, Netherlands. With offices in Leiden, Boston, Paderborn and Singapore, Brill today publishes 275 journals and around 1200 new books and reference works each year. In addition, Brill is a provider of primary source materials online and on microform for researchers in the humanities and social sciences.
Knowledge Unlatched (KU) is an open access service provider registered as a for-profit GmbH in Berlin, Germany. It offers a crowdfunding model to support a variety of Open Access book and journal content packages as well as financial funding of partnerships.
Mona Arshi is a British poet. She won the Forward Prize, Felix Dennis Prize for Best First Collection in 2015 for her work Small Hands.
David Attwooll was a British poet and publisher. He also played drums, performing in an early incarnation of the avant-rock group Henry Cow.