The University Press Group (UPG) is jointly owned by the University Presses of California, Columbia and Princeton and is responsible for the sales of their print books in the UK and Ireland, Europe, The Middle East and Africa.

​This website has information on the three presses and links to their sites. You can also download subject and seasonal catalogues, as well as lists of available titles. Please get in touch if you would like any more information, or if you would like to open an account.

Our Presses

University of California Press is one of the most forward-thinking scholarly publishers, committed to influencing public discourse and challenging the status quo. At a time of dramatic change for scholarship and publishing, we collaborate with faculty, librarians, authors, and students to stay ahead of today’s knowledge demands and shape the future of publishing.

Columbia University Press advances world knowledge through outstanding writing and research focusing on the global, the urban, and the contemporary. Our books and electronic resources bring new ideas and foundational understanding to a diverse and engaged worldwide readership of the intellectually curious, both within and across academic disciplines and other conventional boundaries. We share our parent institution’s educational and research mission as well as its international reputation.

Princeton University Press brings scholarly ideas to the world. We publish peer-reviewed books that connect authors and readers across spheres of knowledge to advance and enrich the global conversation. We embrace the highest standards of scholarship, inclusivity, and diversity in our publishing. In keeping with Princeton University’s commitment to serve the nation and the world, we publish for scholars, students, and engaged readers everywhere.

New & Noteworthy

The Gentrification of the Internet – Author Video

The Gentrification of the Internet – Author Video

How we lost control of the internet—and how to win it back. The internet has become a battleground. Although it was unlikely to live up to the hype and hopes of the 1990s, only the most skeptical cynics could have predicted the World Wide Web as we know it today:...

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Dweller in Shadows, on Radio 4’s the Today Programme

Dweller in Shadows, on Radio 4’s the Today Programme

Jim Naughtie explores the life and times of #poet & #composer Ivor Gurney through the eyes of his biographer @DrKKennedy whose book Dweller in Shadows is out this week. Catch this feature recorded on location for @BBCr4today (2 hrs 49 minutes in) here...

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July 2021 New Title Releases from UPG

July 2021 New Title Releases from UPG

Please find below links to download a PDF and Excel spreadsheet showing all titles publishing in July 2021 from the UPG presses. There is also a link to the collection on Edelweiss.  

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Why Veganism Matters – The Philosopher Event video

Why Veganism Matters – The Philosopher Event video

Why Veganism Matters: Gary Francione with Adam Ferner and Darren Chetty, a video of the webinar hosted by The Philosopher, the longest-running public philosophy journal in the UK, founded in 1923. Why Veganism Matters presents the case for the personhood of nonhuman...

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Seasonal Catalogues

Subject Catalogues

UPG Representation

In addition to selling the lists of our three presses, we also represent Yale University Press in Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands and the University of Chicago press in Benelux, Scandinavia, Spain, Portugal and Italy.

Please get in touch with us if you would like more information on their titles. You can download their latest catalogues from the links below:

Meet the UPG team

Simon Gwynn

Simon Gwynn

Managing Director

Ben Mitchell

Ben Mitchell

UK Sales Manager

Peter Jacques

Peter Jacques

Sales Representative Europe

Dominique Bartshukoff

Dominique Bartshukoff

Sales Representative Europe

Lois Edwards

Lois Edwards

Business Manager

Sallianne Tidd

Sallianne Tidd

Business Administrator

Jo Foss

Jo Foss

Marketing Administrator

Dawn Taryma

Dawn Taryma

Administrative Assistant

Agents

ALGERIA, CYPRUS, JORDAN, MOROCCO, MALTA, PALESTINE, ISRAEL, TUNISIA, TURKEY

Claire De Gruchy
Avicenna Partnership Ltd
E: avicenna-cdeg@outlook.com

BAHRAIN, EGYPT, IRAQ, IRAN, KUWAIT, LEBANON, LIBYA, OMAN, QATAR, SAUDI ARABIA, SYRIA, UAE, YEMEN

Bill Kennedy
Avicenna Partnership Ltd

E: avicennabk@gmail.com

REPUBLIC OF IRELAND & NORTHERN IRELAND

Robert Towers
E: rtowers16@gmail.com

SUB SAHARAN AFRICA (EXCEPT SOUTH AFRICA)

Kelvin Van Hasselt
E: kelvin@kvhbooks.co.uk

Distribution

John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
European Distribution Centre
New Era Estate
Oldlands Way
Bognor Regis PO22 9NQ
United Kingdom
T: +44 (0)1243 843294
E: customer@wiley.com
W: www.pubeasy.com

Contact UPG

If you have any questions about any of our presses and titles, if you’d like to open an account or if you have an account and you’d like to discuss terms, then please get in touch using the form below. We look forward to hearing from you.

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