Switchgrass Books, an imprint of Northern Illinois University Press, is committed to enhancing the cultural landscape of the Midwest by offering a forum for publishing dynamic, original voices of literary fiction. With its roots in the rich soil of the Midwest, Switchgrass will be the premier publisher for authors and readers of books grounded in the region.
Switchgrass authors must be from the Midwest, current residents of the region, or have significant ties to it. Briefly tell us in your cover letter why yours is an authentic Midwestern voice.
We publish only full-length novels and short story collections set in or about the Midwest.
We will not consider memoirs, short stories, novellas, graphic novels, poetry or juvenile/YA literature.
Agented manuscripts will not be considered. E-mail submissions will not be considered.
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Last updated: August 7, 2013