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Wiley> accessdate = 2018-02-08| url =weblink}}| topics = Various| genre = Poetry, Literature in translation| imprints =weblink}}}}(File:Portrait of George Parmly Day.jpg|thumb|160px|right|George Parmly Day, founder of the Yale University Press)Yale University Press is a university press associated with Yale University. It was founded in 1908 by George Parmly Day,BOOK, Bradley, George, The Yale Younger Poets Anthology, New Haven and London, 1998, 24, Introduction, and became an official department of Yale University in 1961, but it remains financially and operationally autonomous.{{As of|2009}}, Yale University Press published approximately 300 new hardcover and 150 new paperback books annually and has more than 6,000 books in print. Its books have won five National Book Awards, two National Book Critics Circle Awards and eight Pulitzer Prizes.WEB,weblink Donatich Appointed New Director of Yale University Press, Yale University, December 11, 2002, Press release, 2011-01-25, The press maintains offices in New Haven, Connecticut and London, England. It was a co-founder of the distributer TriLiteral LLC with MIT Press and Harvard University Press.TriLiteral TriLiteral was sold to LSC Communications in 2018.WEB, LSC Buys TriLiteral; Turner Purchases Gürze Books, PublishersWeekly.com, 2018-07-08,weblink

Series and publishing programs

File:Yale University Press (logo).png|thumb|right|The Yale University Press' original logo, designed by Paul RandPaul Rand{{expand section|Early years|date=January 2011}}

Yale Series of Younger Poets

Since its inception in 1919, the Yale Series of Younger Poets Competition has published the first collection of poetry by new poets. The first winner was Howard Buck; the 2011 winner was Katherine Larson.

Yale Drama Series

Yale University Press and Yale Repertory Theatre jointly sponsor the Yale Drama Series, a playwriting competition. The winner of the annual competition is awarded the David C. Horn Prize of $10,000, publication of his/her manuscript by Yale University Press, and a staged reading at Yale Rep. The Yale Drama Series and David C. Horn Prize are funded by the David Charles Horn Foundation.Yale Drama Series: Prize for Emerging Playwrights from the Yale University Press website

Anchor Yale Bible Series

In 2007, Yale University Press acquired the Anchor Bible Series, a collection of more than 115 volumes of biblical scholarship, from the Doubleday Publishing Group.WEB,weblink Yale University Press Acquires Anchor Bible Series from Doubleday, 2007-09-25, Yale Books Unbound, Yale University Press, 2017-01-24, New and backlist titles are now published under the Anchor Yale Bible Series name.

Future of American Democracy Series

Yale University Press is publishing the Future of American Democracy Series,The Future of American Democracy Series from the Yale University Press official website which "aims to examine, sustain, and renew the historic vision of American democracy in a series of books by some of America's foremost thinkers", in partnership with the Future of American Democracy Foundation.Official website of the Future of American Democracy Foundation

The Lamar Series in Western History

The Lamar Series in Western History (formerly the Yale Western Americana series)Basbanes, Nicholas A. A World of Letters: Yale University Press, 1908-2008, New Haven and London, 2008. p. 222, Centennial Highlights was established in 1962 to publish works that enhance the understanding of human affairs in the American West and contribute to a wider understanding of why the West matters in the political, social, and cultural life of America.The Lamar Series in Western History from the Yale University Press official website

Terry Lectures Series

The Dwight H. Terry Lectureship was established in 1905 to encourage the consideration of religion in the context of modern science, psychology, and philosophy. Many of the lectures, which are hosted by Yale University, have been edited into book form by the Yale University Press.

Yale Nota Bene

On September 22, 2000, Yale University Press announced a new Yale Nota Bene imprint that would "feature reprints of best-selling and classic Yale Press titles encompassing works of history, religion, science, current affairs, reference and biography, in addition to fiction, poetry and drama."JOURNAL, Yale Press launches new imprint with 'global bookstore appeal', Yale Bulletin and Calendar, September 22, 2000, 29, 3, Yale University Press,weblink harv,

Yale Publishing Course

The Yale Publishing Course was founded in 2010 by former Publishing Director of the Yale University Press, Tina C. Weiner. It filled the gap created by the closing of the legendary Stanford Publishing Course. It operates under the aegis of the Office of International Affairs of Yale University.The Course trains mid to senior-level publishing professionals to tackle the most compelling issues facing the publishing industry and concentrates on building leadership skills. The curriculum focuses on in-depth analyses of global trends, innovative business models, management strategies, and new advances in technology. Its immersive week-long programs, one devoted to book publishing and the other to magazine and digital publishing, combine lectures, discussion groups, and one-on-one counseling sessions. The faculty is made up of leading industry experts and members of the Yale School of Management, the Yale Library, and the Yale University Press.Participants come from all over the world and represent all areas of publishing within organizations of all sizes and types of publications.

Controversies

Mangling the Typesetting of Mises' "Human Action"

In 1963, the Press published a revised edition of Ludwig von Mises's "Human Action". In the May 5, 1964 issue of National Review, Henry Hazlitt wrote the story "Mangling a Masterpiece", accusing Yale University Press of intentionally typesetting the new edition in an amateurish fashion, due to the Press's differing ideological beliefs.WEB,weblink "Mangling a Masterpiece" by Henry Hazlitt, National Review, Tuesday, May 5th, 1964, UNZ.org, WEB,weblink Publishing Atrocity: The 1963 Edition of Human Action, GaryNorth.com, 2 May 2013,

Muhammad cartoon controversy

In August, 2009, officials at the Press ignited a controversy when they decided to expunge reproductions of the cartoons involved in the Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversy, along with all other images of Muhammad, from a scholarly book entitled The Cartoons that Shook the World, by professor Jytte Klausen.WEB, The New York Times, August 13, 2009, Yale Press Bans Images of Muhammad in New Book, Patricia Cohen,weblink

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