Rights & Permissions

At Yale, we are proud to represent a well-respected and extensive list of books. Our authors include Nobel Prize winners, Fields Medallists, Wolfson History Prize recipients, and a host of highly respected academics from institutions around the world.

We aim to ensure that their work is able to reach a global audience, as part of Yale University Press’  wider commitment to publish and disseminate serious works that contribute to a global understanding of human affairs.

Our main areas of focus are the Humanities, Art, Science and Social Science and Current Affairs.

Foreign Rights (Translation & Reprint)

Audio Rights

Yale University Press has a long-standing audiobook program, working with industry-leading audiobook publishers including: Audible, Brilliance, Blackstone, Recorded Books, Tantor Media, and University Press Audio.

Launched in 2020, Yale Press Audio began producing and distributing a selection of Yale University Press titles under their own imprint. All Yale University Press audiobooks can be found for purchase on major retail and library outlets.

For enquiries related to Audio, please contact Donna Anstey.
[email protected]

Film & TV Licencing

For enquiries related to Film and TV licencing: please contact Donna Anstey: [email protected]

Serial Rights

If you are based in the UK, please contact Heather Nathan: [email protected]
If you are based in the US, please contact Brenda King: [email protected]
If you are based outside the US/UK, please contact: [email protected]

Text Permissions

If you are based outside of the US, and would like to use a quote or extract from one of our books, please fill out a request on PLS Clear. You will need the following information:

- Title and author of our book
- Page numbers from which you wish to excerpt
- Details of Usage

Please note that it may take up to four weeks for us to respond to your request.


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Image Permissions

If you want to be granted permission to reproduce an image from one of our books, it is highly likely that we do not have the rights to license this image to you. Please check the credit line for the image, and contact the rights holder mentioned. Credits, if they are not next to the image, are often found in a section at the back/front of the book.