Platypus Press

Basic Information
City: 
Shropshire
Country: 
England
Contact Information
Michelle
Tudor
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Chapbook
Novella
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Memoir
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
E-book
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months

Platypus Press is a boutique publisher based in England. We seek to unearth innovative contemporary poetry and prose from a broad variety of voices and experiences.

Please read the guidelines carefully before submitting.

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
4+
Titles per Year: 
11 to 20
Publishing type: 

PALH (Philippine American Literary House)

Basic Information
P.O. Box 5099
City: 
Santa Monica
State: 
California
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
90405
Contact Information
Cecilia
Brainard
Owner
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Novella
Short story collections
Formats: 
Paperback
Hardcover
E-book
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months

PALH or Philippine American Literary House is a small press that publishes high quality fiction and creative non-fiction books by Filipino Americans and other Filipinos. Literary titles include Growing Up Filipino 1 & 2; A River, One-Woman Deep: Stories (Linda Ty-Casper), and Benedicta Takes Wing and Other Stories (Veronica Montes). 

Send a 2-page synopsis and first 50 pages along with your query, by email to palh@aol.com.

Representative Authors: 

Linda Ty-Casper's book is forthcoming. PALH has published anthologies but will publish fiction and creative non-fiction with focus on Filipino American writers and other Filipinos.

Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Distributors: 
Baker & Taylor Ingram Amazon PALHbooks.com
Publishing type: 

Awst Press

Basic Information
P. O. Box 49163
City: 
Austin
State: 
Texas
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
78765-9163
Contact Information
Wendy M.
Walker
Publisher
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Novella
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Memoir
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
E-book
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Feb 15 to May 15
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months

Awst Press publishes a wide range of work across perspectives, genres, and subjects. In addition to full-length books, we also host an annual essay series and our Pocketbooks series features small texts with big impact. To understand our aesthetic and literary interests, read the work we've published. A wealth of stories, poems, and essays are available for free at awst-press.com. As of 2019, the Awst Press Book Prize is open for submissions Feb. 15th - May 15th.

Representative Authors: 

A. Anupama, Sarah Arthur, Eman Beshtawii, Dan Bevacqua, Ka Bradley, Bridget Brewer, Rowan Hisayo Buchanan, Justine Champine, Karissa Chen, Susanna Childress, Vida Cross, Jayy Dodd, Nalini Edwin, Kendra Fortmeyer, P. E. Garcia, Liz Howard, RE Katz, Gene Kwak, Lillian Kwok, Rudy Landeros, Diane Lefer, Ella Longpre, Micheline Aharonian Marcom, Chelsea Martin, Felix Morgan, Dennis Norris II, David Olimpio, Erin Pringle, John Proctor, Donald Quist, Alicia Jo Rabins, Victorio Reyes, Allison Schuette, Sophfronia Scott, Normandy Sherwood, Bob Schneider, Sonya Vatomsky, Lindsey Verrill, Robert Vivian, Laura Warman, LaToya Watkins, Sarah M. Wells, Melanie Westerberg.

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
1
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Distributors: 
Small Press Distribution
Publishing type: 

OpPRESS

Basic Information
Contact Information
Mike
Castro
Publisher
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Book Types: 
Chapbook
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
E-book
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Greater than 6 months

Currently closed to submissions. Working on backlog.

Representative Authors: 

AD Hitchin, Neila Mezynski, Kenneth Trimble, Puma Perl, Ron Androla, Ben John Smith, Reuben Woolley, Linda Subraman, Len Kuntz, Nick Hranilovich, Andrew Darlington, Haze McElhenny

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
0
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Distributors: 
Amazon
Publishing type: 

Thrice Publishing

Basic Information
P.O. Box 725114
City: 
Roselle
State: 
Illinois
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
60172
Contact Information
RW
Spryszak
Managing Editor
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Book Types: 
Novel
Formats: 
Paperback
E-book
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No
Reading Period: 
May 1 to Jul 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months

Novels - 60,000 words and up.

No Memoir, YA, or Romance. Follow guidelines. Read our free online magazine for material we like.

Representative Authors: 

Joel Allegretti
Lorri Jackson

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
0
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Publishing type: 

University of New Orleans Press

Basic Information
2000 Lakeshore Drive
Liberal Arts Building, Rm. 138
City: 
New Orleans
State: 
Louisiana
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
70148
Contact Information
George
Darby
Managing Editor
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Memoir
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
Hardcover
E-book
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31

University of New Orleans Center for the Book seeks work that contributes to the rich cultural tradition of New Orleans and the surrounding region, as well as work that contributes to the intellectual and aesthetic life of academic and general audiences everywhere.

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
4-6
Distributors: 
Johns Hopskins Press
Publishing type: 

Writing Knights

Basic Information
PO Box 9364
City: 
Canton
State: 
Ohio
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
44711
Contact Information
Azriel
Johnson
Director
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Chapbook
Novella
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Memoir
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
E-book
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months

Focused on words and quality. We do not ascribe to nepotism.

We are currently only considering FOURPLAY submissions OR submissions to 'The Wayward Sword' litmag.

We accept full length, chapbook and mixed-media/visual submissions from November 1 to December 31 ONLY! If you submit outside of these times, we might respond with correction, or we might just ignore your submission entirely, depending on the urgency of the projects we are working on.

Please read through ALL GUIDELINES thoroughly.

Do NOT send snail mail submissions.

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
1-12
Titles per Year: 
11 to 20
Publishing type: 

Owl House Books

Basic Information
Postal Box 1442
City: 
Pawcatuck
State: 
Connecticut
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
06379
Contact Information
Leslie M.
Browning
Publisher
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Book Types: 
Novel
Formats: 
Paperback
Hardcover
E-book
Audio
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months

As a highly selective press, we publish only 2-4 full-length works a year. Owl House Books specializes in genre fiction. We seek works of science fiction, fantasy, mystery, and thriller.

Representative Authors: 

Storytellers representative of the work we seek would be: Tomm Moore, Rosalie K. Fry, Jean Craighead George, the folks at Pixar, Gary Paulsen, Natalie Babbit, Robert C. O’Brien, T. H. White, J. R. R. Tolkien, Neil Gaiman, the Brothers Grimm

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
Up to 4
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Distributors: 
Midpoint Trade Books, Gazelle (Distributor abroad), IPG
Publishing type: 

Transformation Media Books

Basic Information
4719 Holly Hills Avenue
City: 
Saint Louis
State: 
Missouri
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
63116
Contact Information
Jennifer
Geist
Publisher
Details
Genres Published: 
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Paperback
E-book
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Greater than 6 months

Transformation Media Books is dedicated to publishing innovative works that nourish the body, mind and spirit, written by authors whose ideas and messages make a difference in the world. TMB is a boutique imprint of Ginny Weissman, a former body/mind/spirit literary agent based in California, and collaborative book publisher Pen & Publish, Inc. Weissman's career spans journalism, television and publishing.

Please follow our submission guidelines as closely as is applicable for your manuscript. This will ensure a complete submission that can be reviewed in a timely manner. Please follow the link to our guidelines to verify that we're currently accepting submissions.

Representative Authors: 

Dr. Connie Stapleton, Connie Joy, Damiano de Sano Iocovozzi

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
1
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Publishing type: 

Brick Mantel Books

Basic Information
4719 Holly Hills Ave
City: 
Saint Louis
State: 
Missouri
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
63116
Contact Information
Jennifer
Geist
Publisher
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Book Types: 
Novel
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
E-book
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Greater than 6 months

Brick Mantel Books publishes innovative works of literary excellence by new and established writers. We value literature as an art, and we publish literary fiction and thought-provoking poetry that leave a lasting impression. We want to help readers gain a stronger sense of the world and humanity through literature.

Please follow our submission guidelines as closely as is applicable to your manuscript. Doing this ensures your submission is complete and can be reviewed in a timely manner. Verify that we're currently accepting submissions by visiting our Query page, as we do close submissions from time to time to work through our backlog.

Representative Authors: 

Susan Swartwout, Kate Kort

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
2
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Publishing type: 

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