About the Press
Now celebrating 39 years of publishing!
Founded in 1972 as Three Rivers Press, a publisher of poetry, Carnegie Mellon University Press' particular strength continues to lie in literary publishing with the following series:
- Carnegie Mellon Poetry Series
- Carnegie Mellon Classic Contemporaries Series (the reissuing of significant early books by important contemporary poets and writers of short fiction)
- Carnegie Mellon Series in Translation
- Carnegie Mellon Series in Short Fiction
- Poets in Prose Series (titles have included texts in the form of poets writing about their writing lives, poetry criticism, and guidebooks and handbooks about the writing of poetry)
The Press also publishes regional social history (title that explore the rich history of Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania), art history, the performing arts (original plays and adaptations), literary analysis, education, university history, and entertainment technology. Carnegie Mellon is unique among American universities in offering interactive studies in the fine arts and computer technology.