Hopkins Fulfillment Services (HFS), a full-service print and e-book distributor and sales consortium for university presses and non-profit institutions, welcomes University of Alberta Press to its growing family of distinguished publishing partners. Starting June 1, 2020, HFS will provide warehousing, fulfillment, and sales representation in the US for the Press.
“With its focus on history, literature, and cultural studies, University of Alberta Press's strong list of respected publications will be right at home with HFS,” says HFS Director Davida Breier. “We're very pleased to be working with this distinguished Canadian university press and look forward to bringing their books to new readers in the US.”
UAlberta Press is a contemporary, award-winning publisher of scholarly and creative books in a variety of fields including Indigenous studies, critical race/gender/class studies, literary criticism, Canadian history, regional topics (Canadian West and North), urban studies, environmental studies, travel narratives, literary nonfiction, and poetry. Recent titles include Keetsahnak / Our Missing and Murdered Indigenous Sisters, edited by Kim Anderson, Maria Campbell, and Christi Belcourt; Power Play: Professional Hockey and the Politics of Urban Development, by Jay Scherer, David Mills, and Linda Sloan McCulloch; and An Autobiography of the Autobiography of Reading, by acclaimed poet and novelist Dionne Brand.
“In partnering with Hopkins Fulfillment Services, we join a number of other high-profile university presses including Johns Hopkins, Washington, Georgetown, and South Carolina. This arrangement will strengthen our position in the important US market and make our titles more easily available to American retailers, wholesalers, and readers,” said University of Alberta Press Director Douglas Hildebrand.
About University of Alberta Press: University of Alberta Press contributes substantively to the University of Alberta’s mission, its national and international reputation, and the impact of its research and teaching by means of a diverse and far-ranging scholarly publishing program that is recognized annually with a host of awards for excellence in both scholarship and publishing.
About HFS: Since 1977 HFS has provided distribution services for a distinguished list of university presses and nonprofit institutions. HFS represents Johns Hopkins University Press, Georgetown University Press, University of Washington Press, The University Press of Kentucky, Catholic University of America Press, University of Massachusetts Press, University of New Orleans Press, Maryland Historical Society, University of South Carolina Press, Family Development Press, Northeastern University, Wesleyan University Press, Central European University Press, the Modern Language Association, and University of Alberta Press. HFS is a division of Johns Hopkins University Press.