Rights and Permissions

Foreign and Subsidiary Rights

For rights inquiries including translation, film, television, audio, serialization, book club, and paperback reprints, please contact our contracts and rights manager.


Permission to Reproduce Text and Other Materials

For permission to excerpt material from a University of Washington Press book, please contact our contracts and rights manager.

In your request, share some information about your project and provide the following about the book you would like to excerpt material from:

  • Book title and subtitle
  • Author(s) or editor(s)
  • Publication date
  • Page range and the amount of text and/or number of illustrations you wish to reproduce
  • How the requested material will be used
  • Rights you are requesting

If you are seeking to reproduce a chapter from an edited collection, include the title and author of the chapter in addition to the above information.

Please allow up to three weeks for a response.


Permissions for Classroom Use (Course Packs)

We partner with the Copyright Clearance Center to make select titles immediately available for educational use. For other requests to excerpt UW Press books in course packs or via electronic reserve, please contact our contracts and rights manager.


Alternate-Format Requests for Disability Access

We work to make as many of our titles as possible available in alternate formats. Please send requests to our contracts and rights manager by email or mail, and include information about the class the student is taking and whether they have purchased a copy of the book.