Contact Us

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?

Ordering information for individual customers, booksellers, and librarians can be found here. Information about regional sales representation can be found here.

Customer Service
For customer service inquiries regarding individual orders that have already been placed, please contact our distributor, Ingram, by email at or by phone (844) 841-0258.

All other general customer service questions about Penn Press can be directed to

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 Manuscript and Proposal Submission
Book proposals are welcome in fields appropriate for Penn Press’s editorial program. The Press’s acquiring editors, and their fields of responsibility, are listed on the Acquisitions Department page. Please submit a brief statement describing the manuscript, a copy of the contents page, and a current vita. Initial inquiries are best sent by email to the appropriate acquiring editor.

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
If you would like to receive updates on new Penn Press books in your field of interest, please sign up here.

General Information
For information about our books, catalogs, or journals, feel free to reach out via mail, phone, or email:

University of Pennsylvania Press
3905 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-4112
215-898-6261 (main)
215-898-0404 (fax) (email)