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University Press of Colorado Celebrates 50 Years in Publishing

In Featured, Morning Magazine

“University Presses exist to do what wouldn’t otherwise get done.”

Darrin Pratt is the director of University Press in Colorado, a non profit cooperative which is turning 50 this year, says they publish scholarly books that don’t have a clear commercial interest. He says in addition to publishing books by academia for academia but Pratt says University Presses occasionally break out of that mold and reach a wider audience. University Press of Colorado published the first book by local best-selling author Margaret Coel.