Yale University Press
is a book publisher
founded in 1908 by George Parmly Day. It became an official department
of Yale University
in 1961, but remains financially and operationally autonomous.
, Yale University Press publishes approximately 300 new hardcover
and 150 new paperback
books annually and has more than 6,000 books in print. Its books have won five National Book Awards
, two National Book Critics Circle Awards
, and eight Pulitzer Prizes
Yale maintains an office in the United Kingdom. Yale University Press, London, serves the international book market and contributes nearly one third of the Press’s title output.
Series and publishing programs
Yale Series of Younger Poets
Since its inception in 1919, the Yale Series of Younger Poets Competition has published the first collection of poetry by new poets. The first winner was Howard Buck
; the 2011 winner was Katherine Larson
Yale Drama Series
Yale University Press and Yale Repertory Theatre
jointly sponsor the Yale Drama Series
, a playwriting competition. The winner of the annual competition is awarded the David C. Horn Prize of $10,000, publication of his/her manuscript by Yale University Press, and a staged reading at Yale Rep. The Yale Drama Series and David C. Horn Prize are funded by the David Charles Horn Foundation.
Anchor Yale Bible Series
In 2007, Yale University Press acquired the......