Author Discount Information

General Author Discount Information

All authors, editors, contributors, and series editors are entitled to a discount off their own book and all other books published by the University of Delaware Press and distributed 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 at which a bookstore or other organization will be selling books for you, please let the University of Delaware Press know! The University of Delaware Press staff ( and the Marketing Team at Rutgers University Press ( can help coordinate book delivery for events. 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.

Discount Flyer Information

Discount fliers are available for download on the respective book pages. As you will see, these fliers feature a discount on the list price and can be used to help promote the book. Simply click on the link on the book page and a PDF will be generated for printing and distribution.