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Supporting Ohio University Press

Ohio University Press is the largest university press in Ohio. With more than 1,000 books in print, the Press publishes between 40 and 50 books each year by authors in the United States and around the world. Some of our books have wide appeal as university texts and regional classics, while others make available the results of peer-reviewed and often groundbreaking research in the humanities and social sciences. Many of our most distinguished and attractive books are made possible by support from generous individuals and institutions.

Your gift allows Ohio University Press to:

  • publish scholarly works that may not always recover their costs through sales
  • make all our books available in a variety of electronic formats
  • develop ambitious long-term projects that showcase areas in which Ohio University and the Press are recognized as established or emerging leaders

To inquire about sponsorship of individual books and series, contributions to our general endowment, and other funding opportunities and partnerships, please contact Interim Director Beth Pratt at prattb@ohio.edu or (740) 593-1162.

How to Support Ohio University Press

New Titles

Affrilachia
Poems
This classic, canonical work of African American and Appalachian poetry portrays award-winning poet Frank X Walker’s journey growing up “Affrilachian” in rural Kentucky.

Ancient Creek
A Folktale
In this new edition of Gurney Norman’s classic tale, the young hero, Jack, wages a revolutionary battle against an evil ruler to free his people, “the folks,” and their lands—the Hill Domain and magical Ancient Creek.

The Actual True Story of Ahmed and Zarga
This stirring, poetic tale features a Bedouin man whose irrepressible love for his family, his camels, and his way of life fuels his harrowing journey into the Sahara Desert to find a lost camel and his struggle to preserve a culture on the brink of profound change.

Out of Nowhere
New and Selected Poems
Out of Nowhere is the first comprehensive collection of poetry by Kentucky writer Mary Ann Taylor-Hall, presenting sixty-six new poems and work from two previous letterpress collections.

Chris Hani
Chris Hani was one of the most highly respected leaders of the African National Congress, the South African Communist Party, and uMkhonto we Sizwe. His assassination in 1993 threatened to upset the transition to democracy but also prompted an intervention by Nelson Mandela, which accelerated the process.