Yale University Press

Yale University Press is a university press based in New Haven, Connecticut, in the United States. It was founded in 1908 by George Parmly Day and since 1961 is officially part of Yale University, but remains financially and operationally independent.

The books of the publishing company have won numerous awards, including five National Book Awards, two National Book Critics Circle Awards and eight Pulitzer Prizes. Today, the publisher publishes annually about 200 bound volumes and 100 paperbacks and has a total of around 3,000 books in print.

The Yale University Press held annually since 1919, the Yale Younger Poets Series of Competition that has been so many now well-known poets. Among the previous winners are, inter alia, James Agee, John Ashbery, WS Merwin, and Adrienne Rich.