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The University of Pittsburgh Press is a scholarly publisher with distinguished books in several academic areas and in poetry and short fiction, as well as books about Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania for general readers, scholars, and students.

In its efforts to acquire the best available scholarship, the Press has focused its scholarly titles in selected academic areas: history, political science, international studies, Latin American studies, Russian and East European studies, composition and literacy studies, and history and philosophy of science.

Special series include the renowned Pitt Poetry Series; the Pitt Latin American Series; Illuminations: Cultural Formations of the Americas; the Pitt Series in Russian and East European Studies; the Pittsburgh Series in Composition, Literacy, and Culture; the Pittsburgh-Konstanz Series in the Philosophy and History of Science; History of the Urban Environment and Culture, Politics and the Built Environment. Annual publications include volumes in Cuban Studies and the winners of the Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize, the Donald Hall Award Series in Poetry, and the Drue Heinz Literature Prize.

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