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Reviewing UH Press BOOKS

The University of Hawaiʻi Press provides complimentary digital editions of books to members of the media (including journals, newspapers, magazines, radio, television, and online media) who will use the material for book reviews or in conjunction with relevant written articles, newscasts, or radio segments. Appropriate attribution to UH Press must accompany the final product.

Please send requests to the Marketing Department Product Managers to receive a digital edition for review. Requests for physical copies will be considered by UH Press but will only be provided at the discretion of the Marketing Department Product Manager that receives the request.

The following information should be included with the request:

Full name and title

Publication/media name

Phone number, email, and web address

Email your request for a review copy to our marketing and publicity staff.

For titles focused on Hawaiʻi, Pacific, and Asian American studies, send requests to Carol Abe . All other titles should be requested from Steve Hirashima. If needed, your request will be forwarded to the correct publicist.

Book Reviews for PUBLICATION IN UH Press Journals

Many of our journal editorial offices consider submissions of book reviews related to their subject areas, but editorial policies vary by journal. You may find author guidelines on each UH Press journal’s product page. Click here to browse our Journals by Subject to find the best fit for your book review. Please do not submit your unpublished review to UH Press staff; we do not solicit book reviews and will delete or recycle any unsolicited mail.

Reviewing UH Press Journals

Thank you for your interest. We do not provide free review copies of our journals, but our journals may be read electronically from our website or through our Project MUSE hosting platform (library or institutional subscription may be required). Click here to browse our Journals by Subject.  You may also use our Library Request Form to request access from your local library.

If your journal review has already been published, please send a link or a copy of your review to our Journals Manager. Click here to Contact Us.