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Contact Our Staff

To contact individuals within specific departments at Penn Press, please use the links below to navigate to each department’s page.

Acquisitions Department
Responsible for finding, evaluating, and selecting book manuscripts for publication.

Editing, Design, & Production Department
Edits and designs all books published by the Press and supervises their manufacture.

Marketing Department
Handles all functions of selling and promoting books, both domestically and overseas, including managing rights and permissions.

Journals Division
Manages production, circulation, marketing, and global distribution, in print and digital forms, of journals published by the Press.

Business & Administration
Provides general administrative and financial management for the Press.


How Can We Help?

Information about how to place an order as an individual customer, bookseller, or librarian can be found on our Ordering Information page. Contact information for our regional sales representatives can be found on our Sales Representation page.

Customer Service
Visit our Customer Service page for information about common customer service questions and needs.

Open positions at Penn Press are posted to the University of Pennsylvania’s Careers page.

Media Inquiries & Review Copies
All media inquiries and review copy requests should be sent via email to Gigi Lamm at Please include your full name, the name of the outlet on behalf of which you are making the request, and the book title and/or author of interest. For more information about media requests, please see our For Media page.

New Proposal Submissions
Book proposals are welcome in fields appropriate for Penn Press’s editorial program. Please see our Proposal Submission Guidelines page for more information about how to craft your proposal and what to include. The Press’s acquiring editors, and their fields of responsibility, are listed on the Acquisitions Department page.

Manuscript Preparation
If you are a Penn Press author whose finished manuscript has been fully vetted and accepted for publication, information and guidelines related to preparing your finished manuscript can be found on our For Authors page.

Rights & Permissions
For information on copying, reprinting, or translating material from our publications, please see our Rights & Permissions page.

Mailing List
Information about our email lists can be found on our Subscribe page.

For subscription questions and problems please email us at, contact someone from the Journals Division directly, or contact us at:

University of Pennsylvania Press
Attn. Journals
3905 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104

General Contact Information

University of Pennsylvania Press
3905 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-4112
U.S.A. (email)