Ohio University Press

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Ohio University Press
Parent company Ohio University
Founded 1947
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location Athens, Ohio
Distribution Chicago Distribution Center (US)[1]
Combined Academic Publishers (EMEA, Asia, the Pacific)
Scholarly Book Services (Canada)[2]
Publication types Books
Imprints Swallow Press
Official website www.ohioswallow.com

Ohio University Press (OUP), founded in 1947, is the largest scholarly press in the state of Ohio. It is a department of Ohio University that publishes under its own name and the imprint Swallow Press. The press publishes 50 books annually and has a back catalog of over 1,200 titles.[3] Ohio University Press entered into a licensing agreement with Swallow Press in 1979, eventually acquiring the imprint and its back catalog of 276 titles in 2008.[4] The Hollis Summers Poetry Prize, named for the former Ohio University faculty member and poet, is awarded annually by Ohio University Press.[5]


  1. ^ "Publishers served by the Chicago Distribution Center". University of Chicago Press. Retrieved 2017-09-12. 
  2. ^ "Ordering from Ohio University Press · Ohio University Press / Swallow Press". Retrieved 2017-12-03. 
  3. ^ "Press". www.ohio.edu. Retrieved 2015-10-23. 
  4. ^ "Ohio University Press Rebrands Trade Imprint". PublishersWeekly.com. Retrieved 2015-10-23. 
  5. ^ "Hollis Summers Poetry Prize - Ohio University Press & Swallow Press". www.ohioswallow.com. Retrieved 2015-10-23. 

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