Review Copies

Press Releases




Review Copies
If you are requesting a review copy of a University of Virginia Press title, please submit your request either via e-mail to Emily Grandstaff at or on your publication’s letterhead. Please be sure to include the mailing address to which we should send the review copy.

Please note:

  • We are able to supply gratis review copies only for books published within the last two years.
  • Review copy requests may take up to 4 weeks to process. If you are working under a deadline, please provide that information.
  • Due to the high volume of requests we receive, we are often unable to provide updates on the status of review copy requests.

If submitting on letterhead, please send your request by fax to 434-982-2655, or by mail to:

University of Virginia Press
Publicity Department
PO Box 400318
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4318


Press Releases (all PDF’s)

Rot, Riot, and Rebellion: Mr. Jefferson’s Struggle to Save the University That Changed America by Rex Bowman and Carlos Santos

Dunmore’s New World: The Extraordinary Life of a Royal Governor in Revolutionary America—with Jacobites, Counterfeiters, Land Schemes, Shipwrecks, Scalping, Indian Politics, Runaway Slaves, and Two Illegal Royal Weddings by James Corbett David

Outside the Wire: American Soldiers’ Voices from Afghanistan by Christine Dumaine Leche

Mr. and Mrs. Dog: Our Travels, Trials, Adventures, and Epiphanies by Donald McCaig

Religious Freedom: Jefferson’s Legacy, America’s Creed by John Ragosta

The Evil Necessity: British Naval Impressment in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World by Denver Brunsman

Mapping Virginia: From the Age of Exploration to the Civil War by William C. Wooldridge

The Way of the Stars: Journeys on the Camino de Santiago by Robert C. Sibley

World’s Fair Gardens: Shaping American Landscapes by Cathy Jean Maloney

Steinbeck in Vietnam: Dispatches from the War by Thomas E. Barden





The University of Virginia Press will be exhibiting books and meeting with authors at the following conferences. If you’re attending, please drop by and see us.

Society for Historians of the Early American Republic (SHEAR)
July 17-20, 2014
Philadelphia, PA

American Political Science Association (APSA)
August 28-31, 2014
Washington, DC
Booth #526

Southern Historical Association
November 13-16, 2014
Atlanta, GA

American Academy of Religion/Society of Biblical Literature
November 23-26, 2014
San Diego, CA
Booth #653

American Historical Association
January 3-6, 2015
New York, NY
Booth #417

Modern Language Association
January 9-12, 2015
Vancouver, BC
Booth #221

Virginia Forum
March 13-15, 2015
Richmond, VA

American Society for Environmental History
March 18-22, 2015
Washington, DC

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
March 17-22, 2015
Los Angeles, CA

Society of Architectural Historians
April 15-19, 2015
Chicago, IL

Organization of American Historians
April 16-19, 2015
St. Louis, MO

Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA)
March 19-23, 2015
Fort Worth, TX

BookExpo America
May 27-29, 2015
New York, NY