Wesleyan University Press has an editorial program that focuses on poetry, music, dance, science fiction studies, film-TV, and Connecticut history and culture. Publishing in its current form since 1957, the press has published an internationally renowned poetry series, collecting five Pulitzer Prizes, a Bollingen, and three National Book Awards in that one series alone. The mission of the press is to develop and maintain a sound and vigorous publishing program that serves the academic ends and intellectual life of the university and beyond. 

Browse books by:

Win copies of two forthcoming books!

Win copies of two forthcoming books!

sam sax's bury it and Re Armantrout's Wobble!

Click here for your chance to win.

Featured Books

News & Highlights

Marking the 214th Anniversary of the Hamilton-Burr Duel

Marking the 214th Anniversary of the Hamilton-Burr Duel

Weehawken, New Jersey, 11 July 1804 Two-hundred-forty years ago today, Alexander Hamilton was mortally wounded by Aaron Burr, in a wooden pistol duel that was the culmination of years of personal and political conflict. Hamilton succumbed to his wounds on July 12th. The incident helped to further legislation banning duels, and Burr was indicted for…
Allison Adelle Hedge Coke’s preface to  Counter-Desecration

Allison Adelle Hedge Coke’s preface to Counter-Desecration

Counter-Desecration: A Glossary for Writing Within the Anthropocene, edited by Linda Russo and the late Marthe Reed, is a work of collaborative eco-activism and a call to action for readers and writers.   Contributors (including Brenda Hillman, Eileen Tabios, Hoa Nguyen, Jennifer Scappettone, Cheryl Savageau, Rusty Morrison, Bhanu Kapil, Christopher Cokinos, etc.) call on humanity to end this era of…
Visit Our Blog