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University of Massachusetts Press

The University of Massachusetts Press is a university press that is part of the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The press was founded in 1963, publishing scholarly books and non-fiction. The press imprint is overseen by an interdisciplinary faculty committee.

University of Massachusetts Press
Parent company University of Massachusetts Amherst
Founded 1963
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location Amherst, Massachusetts
Distribution Hopkins Fulfillment Services (US)
Brunswick Books (Canada)
Eurospan (EMEA)[1]
Publication types Books
Official website


Juniper PrizesEdit

The press also publishes fiction and poetry through its annual Juniper Prizes.[2] The Juniper Prize was named in honor of local poet Robert Francis and his house ('Fort Juniper').[3]



  • Herman, Jeff (2007). Jeff Herman's Guide to book publishers, editors, & literary agents 2008 - Who they are! What they want! How to win them over!. Stockbridge, MA: Three Dog Press. p. 981. ISBN 978-0-9772682-2-1. 

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