University of Iowa Press books are available for purchase or order from local bookstores and through online bookstores. We do not sell books from our Iowa City office. You may also order through this website, by phone or e-mail.

Order through this site by clicking the Add to Cart button on any individual book page. To check the contents of your shopping cart or to complete your order, click the Shopping Cart button on any book page. You will receive an e-mail confirmation upon completion of your order. If a book is not in stock when your order is placed, it will be sent when available. Your credit card will be charged when your order is shipped.

The Chicago Distribution Center handles fulfillment operations for the University of Iowa Press.  To order by phone, call 800-621-2736 or 773-702-7010. You will be asked to specify author, title, binding (hardcover or paperback), and ISBN for each book ordered.

University of Iowa Press
c/o Chicago Distribution Center
11030 South Langley Avenue
Chicago IL 60628
Phone: 800-621-2736 or 773-702-7010
Fax: 800-621-8476

All orders must be prepaid. We accept MasterCard, VISA, Discover, and American Express as well as checks and money orders made payable to the University of Iowa Press.

If you are at an Illinois address, please add 9% sales tax to your order.

If you are ordering from Canada, please add 7% GST to your order. The University of Iowa Press remits GST to Revenue Canada. Your books will be shipped from inside Canada, and you will not be assessed Canada Post’s border handling fee.

Shipping Information: Please allow 5-7 business days processing time prior to shipping.CDC shipments are FOB Chicago, IL. The CDC's preferred domestic carrier is USPS via Bound Printed Matter services. APC (Canadian) shipments are consolidated twice weekly. Once inside Canada, packages are delivered through Canada Post. Domestic (USPS) and Canadian (APC) shipments are estimated to arrive within 5-10 business days; International Mail (APC) shipments are estimated to arrive in 4-8 weeks. Please note that some books may ship from remote locations. 

Please email Customer Service at, or call +1 (800) 621-2736, to place an order requiring special shipping arrangements. For Customer Service questions, email Fax, international, and TTY contact information can be found here.

Any claims for shipping discrepancies, shortages, or damages must be made within thirty (30) days of invoice date.  

All prices and discounts are subject to change without notice.

Request for Electronic Text for Use by Students with Disabilities

To request an electronic text for a student with a verified disability, search for the title via BiblioVault Accessibility Services.