Author Discount

Authors, Editors, Contributors, and Series Editors are entitled to a discount off their own book and all other books published by Rutgers University Press. Author discounts are specified in your book contract and all author sales are generally non-returnable. Please note, author discounts and US pricing does not apply to our European and Canadian distributors.

In the United States and the Americas, our books are distributed by the Chicago Distribution Center. Please call the Chicago Distribution Center at 1-800-621-2736 or email them at to place an order for your book or any other book published by Rutgers University Press. Please reference your author discount; if you do not have a discount code, please email

Book orders for any book can be placed up to six months prior to publication. Author discounts are off the list price and may not be combined with any other offers. Books will be shipped UPS ground or media mail. For faster service, please consult Chicago Distribution Center for options and costs.

If you are participating in an event, and plan to bring books yourself, please make sure that the Chicago Distribution Center is aware of your need-by date. Most book orders are processed quickly, however, please be advised that orders can take up to 5 days to process, and 5 days to ship. If you need your book by a specific date, please plan to order at least 3 weeks ahead of time.

If you are participating in an event and either a bookstore or organization is selling books for you, please make sure you email our marketing team at