Penn Press at MLA 2021

Welcome to Penn Press's
MLA 2021 virtual store

The Modern Language Association’s 2021 annual meeting has gone virtual, and Penn Press is offering discounts on relevant titles and journals here on our virtual exhibit store!

To purchase books

Customers in the United States: Browse through titles throughout this MLA virtual store, and once you’re ready to check out, enter MLA40-FM in the promo code field on the shopping cart page for 40% off plus free shipping!

Customers in Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean: Please contact our Exhibit Coordinator, Erik Beranek ([email protected]), who will be happy to assist you with placing your order at the discounted price and selecting the best shipping method.

All other customers: Order online at and use discount code CSPENN40 at checkout to receive a 40% discount.

To purchase journal subscriptions

Browse our selection of relevant journals, and use the provided discount codes for up to 25% off print subscriptions on each journal’s website.

MLA Award Winners!

The Prosthetic Tongue: Printing Technology and the Rise of the French Language by Katie Chenoweth

Awarded the Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for French and Francophone Studies, for an outstanding scholarly work in the field of French or francophone linguistic or literary studies!




Fiction without Humanity: Person, Animal, Thing in Early Enlightenment Literature and Culture by Lynn Festa

Awarded the James Russell Lowell Prize, for an outstanding literary or linguistic study or a critical biography!




The Practice of Citizenship: Black Politics and Print Culture in the Early United States by Derrick R. Spires

Awarded the Modern Language Association Prize for a First Book, for an outstanding scholarly work that is the author’s first book-length publication!


Penn Press publishes 19 journals on a wide range of subjects, including several of interest to scholars of literature, cultural studies, and related fields. You can get subscriptions to each of these journals at up to 25% off the print rate! Check out our journals page for more information.

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