Ann Arbor Book Festival
311-315 South State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Tel: 734-662-7407 Fax: 734-662-0017
Promotes reading, heighten awareness of literacy challenges, and showcase
the rich culture of the written word in Michigan and beyond. A diverse
group of community leaders committed to literature, language and the
arts in Michigan plans the Festival.


Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti Reads

Ann Arbor District Library, 343 S. Fifth Ave, Ann Arbor, MI, 48104
Tel: 734-327-4200
Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti Reads is a community initiative to promote reading
and civic dialogue through the shared experience of reading and discussing
a common book.


The Association of American University Presses

71 West 23rd St., New York, New York, 10010
Tel: 212-989-1010 Fax: 212-989-02785
Serves its member presses through cooperative programs, professional
development opportunities, industry research and analysis, and representing
the interests of members to the public, other organizations, and
government agencies. Below is a brief introduction to those services
and resources, organized in five general categories: Information
Resources, Professional Development, Marketing Programs, Exhibits,
and Promoting the Work of Member Presses.


Cambridge University Press

USA: 40 West 20th Street, New York, NY. 10011-4221
Tel: 212-924-3900 Fax: 212-691-3239

UK: The Edinburgh Building, Shaftesbury Road, Cambridge, England,
Tel: 44-0-1223-312393 Fax:44-0-1223-315052

Founded on a royal charter granted to Cambridge University by Henry
VIII in 1534, the Press has been operating continuously as a printer
and publisher since printing its first book in 1584. One of the largest
academic and educational publishers in the world, the Press publishes
over 2,000 books and 150 journals a year, which are sold in some
200 countries across the globe. Press is now a 'world publisher',
with over 24,000 authors in 108 countries, including well over 8,000
in the USA.


The Community Television Network
2805 S. Industrial Hwy., Suite 200. Ann Arbor, MI 48104.
Tel: 734-794.6150 Fax:734-794.6159

Community Television Network (CTN), one of the oldest access television
operations in the country, has experienced a dramatic and colorful
existence since the first cable operator in Ann Arbor was franchised
in 1973.


Columbia University Press
61 W. 62nd Street, New York, NY, 10023
Tel: 212-459-0600 Fax: 212-459-3678

Founded in 1893 "promote the study of economic, historical,
literary, scientific and other subjects; and to promote and encourage
the publication of literary works embodying original research in
such subjects."


Duke University Press
905 W Main Street, Suite 18 B, Durham, NC 27701
Tel: 919-687-3600 Fax: 919-688-4574

Among the twenty largest American university presses. Primarily focuses
on the humanities and social sciences. Best known for its publications
in the broad and interdisciplinary area of theory and history of
cultural production.


Georgetown University Press
3240 Prospect Street, NW, Washington, DC 20007
Tel: 202-687-5889 Fax: 202-687-6340

Founded: 1964. Supports the academic mission of Georgetown University
by publishing scholarly books and journals for a diverse, worldwide
readership. These publications, written by an international group
of authors representing a broad range of intellectual perspectives,
reflect the academic and institutional strengths of the university.


Harvard University Press
79 Garden Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02138
Tel: 617-495-2600 Fax: 800-406-9145

Founded: January 13, 1913. Established the Belknap Press imprint
in 1949, which became "known for books of long-lasting importance,
superior in scholarship and physical production, chosen whether or
not they might be profitable." Arthur Rosenthal, who took up
Dumas Malone's notion of "scholarship plus" by making Harvard's
list more appealing to a wider general readership beyond the academy,
was succeeded in 1990 by William P. Sisler, formerly vice president
and executive editor for humanities and social sciences at Oxford
University Press (USA).


Indiana University Press
601 N. Morton St., Bloomington, IN, 47404 (

Tel: 812-855-8817/800-842-6796 Fax: 812-855-8507
Founded: 1950. Recognized internationally as a leading academic publisher
specializing in the humanities and social sciences. Its books have
won many awards for scholarly merit and design, including two National
Book Awards, three Herskovits Awards in African studies, and several
National Jewish Book Awards. Numerous titles are selected every year
by Choice as outstanding academic books.


Michigan State University Press
1405 South Harrison Road, 25 Manly Miles Building, East Lansing,
MI - 48823-5245

Tel: 517-355-9543/ 800-678-2120 Fax: 517-432-2611
Helps to implement Michigan State University's land-grant mission:
to be a catalyst for positive intellectual, social, and technological
change through the publication of research and intellectual inquiry
that make significant contributions to scholarship in the arts, humanities,
sciences, and social sciences.


New York University Press
838 Broadway, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10003-4812

Tel: 212-998-2575 Fax (212) 995-3833
Founded in 1916 by Elmer Ellsworth Brown, then Chancellor of the
University. The New York University Press, located on Washington
Square in Manhattan's historic and intellectually vibrant Greenwich
Village, has sought to reflect the intellectual vitality of New
York University by publishing a wide array of provocative and compelling
titles, as well as works of lasting scholarly and reference value.


Oxford University Press
USA: 198 Madison Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10016

Tel: +1 212 726 6000 Fax: +1 212 726 6440

UK: Great Clarendon Street, Oxford, England, OX2 6DP
Tel: 44-0-1865-556767 Fax: 44--865-556646

Founded: 1478, when the first book was printed in Oxford, only two
years after Caxton set up the first printing press in England.
A department of the University of Oxford and the world's largest
press, the Press publishes more than 4,500 new books a year, has
a presence in over fifty countries, and employs some 3,700 people


Princeton University Press
41 William Street, Princeton, New Jersey, USA, 08540-5237
Tel: 609-258-4900 Fax: 609-258-6305

An independent publisher with close connections, both formal and
informal, to Princeton University. Publishes only innovative scholarship
of the highest quality on all levels by the greatest minds in academia,
regardless of commercial viability.


The University of California Press
2120 Berkeley Way, Berkeley, CA 94704-1012
Tel: 510-642-4247 Fax: 510-643-7127

Founded: 1893. Publishes a full spectrum of distinguished works,
from inventive first books by young academics to volumes expressing
the results of the research and creative thinking of many of the
world's foremost scholars. It is especially well known for pioneering
books on critical social issues, the collected writings of great
authors, special editions of classics, beautifully crafted art books,
major historical studies, and monumental works of research.


The University of Chicago Press
1427 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637 U.S.A.
Tel: 773-702-7700 Fax: 773-702-9756

Founded in 1891 as one of the three original divisions of the University
of Chicago. Scholarship of the highest standard and to publish serious
works that promote education, foster public understanding, and enrich
cultural life. Seeks a scholarly conversation within and across traditional
disciplines also also to help define new areas of knowledge and intellectual


The University of Michigan Press
839 Greene Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-3209
Tel: 734-764-4388 Fax: 734-615-1540

Founded:1930. Publishes books that contribute to public understanding
and dialogue about contemporary political, social, and cultural issues.


WFUM-TV/Michigan Television
University of Michigan - Flint, 303 East Kearlsey Street, Flint,
MI 48502
Tel: 810-762-3028/800-728-9386 Fax: 810-233-6017

Can be seen on cable systems throughout mid- and southeast Michigan,
including northern Oakland County, metropolitan Detroit and Ann Arbor,
and portions of Windsor, Ontario, Canada and northern Ohio.