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Established in 1969, the University of Iowa Press is a well-regarded academic publisher serving scholars, students, and readers throughout the world with works of poetry, short fiction, and creative nonfiction. As the only university press in the state, Iowa is also dedicated to preserving the literature, history, culture, wildlife, and natural areas of the Midwest. For scholars and students, we publish reference and course books in the areas of archaeology, American studies, American history, literary studies, theatre studies, and the craft of writing. For general readers, we publish the winners of the Iowa Short Fiction Award and the Iowa Poetry Prize [listed separately], poetry anthologies, books on the archaeology and natural history of the Midwest, cookbooks, letters and diaries, biographies, memoirs, regional history, and collections of historic and contemporary photographs.

Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 1969

Publication Medium

Print Publication Print Publication 

Nonfiction Open

Open to a broad Audience.
Open to all/most Styles, including: Academic, Literary.
Open to all/most Topics, including: History (Art history, History of countries/regions, Military history, See guidelines), Lifestyle (Food and Drink, See guidelines), Literature/Books (Theory/Analysis/Criticism, See guidelines), Performing Arts (Theater, Theory/Analysis/Criticism), Place/Regions (Specific region), Society/Culture (Ethnicity/Race, Pop culture, War/Military issues), Visual Arts (General, Graphic design, Photography, See guidelines).
TypeLength Details
Book BookNo specific word count limits known.
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Date Added: 01 Oct 2012

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