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Chad Post

Open Letter Press, Director
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of College

Areas of expertise: Publishing, Translated Literature

Press contact:
Valerie Alhart

Related Links:
Open Letter Books

University of Rochester Launches Open Letter, A New Publishing House Dedicated to Literature in Translation

In the News

Sampsonia Way Magazine
“We Don’t Want to Publish the Estonian Jonathan Franzen”: Three Percent’s Chad W. Post
December 17, 2014

Amazon's last defenders? Literary nonprofits wrestle with ethics of taking Amazon grants
May 28, 2014

U.S. News & World Report
Hungarian novel, Italian poem collection win $20,000 prizes for best translation
April 28, 2014

Los Angeles Times
Best Translated Book Awards finalists announced
April 15, 2014

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News Releases

Open Letter Books Launches New Ebook Series
June 08, 2011

2011 Best Translated Book Award Winners Announced
May 02, 2011

Fiction and Poetry Finalists Announced for the 2011 Best Translated Book Award
March 24, 2011

2011 Best Translated Book Award: Fiction Longlist
January 27, 2011

Milen Rouskov and Zdravka Evtimova Win Inaugural Contests for Contemporary Bulgarian Literature
December 16, 2010 to Underwrite Open Letter's Best Translated Book Awards
October 20, 2010

Open Letter Announces Fall Events for Reading the World Conversation Series
August 25, 2010

University of Rochester's Reading the World Conversation Series Presents Horacio Castellanos Moya
April 07, 2010

Israeli Novel and Russian Poetry Collection Win Three Percent's 2010 Best Translated Book Awards
March 11, 2010

Fiction and Poetry Finalists Announced for the 2010 Best Translated Book Awards
February 17, 2010

Open Letter Books Receives Grant from
November 09, 2009

Best-Selling Author in Mexico to Read and Discuss Literature at the University of Rochester (Spanish Version)
October 16, 2009

Three Percent to Announce 'Best Translated Book Award of 2008'
January 15, 2009

Salman Rushdie and Umberto Eco to Read Together in Rochester
March 03, 2008

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Chad W. Post is the director of Open Letter, the University' new publishing house that deals exclusively with works in translation. He is also the co-founder and co-director of Reading the World, an innovative collaboration between publishers and independent booksellers to increase the readership for international literature. Prior to coming to UR, from 200-2006, he was the associate director of Dalkey Archive Press, one of the country’s largest nonprofit publishers.