Textile Series

Basic Information
5422 Westminister Court
City: 
Houston
State: 
Texas
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
77069
Contact Information
Dawn
Pendergast
Editor
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Aug 1 to Oct 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months

The Textile Series is a micro-press with a mission to publish innovative writing in delightful little packages.

Please read our journal or chapbooks before submitting to our open reading series.

Representative Authors: 

Adam Fagin, Amanda Davidson, Beverly Dahlen, Brad Vogler, Brenda Sieczkowski, Brooklyn Copeland, C.E. Putnam, Caroline Knapp, Carrie Hunter, Charles Alexander, Craig Dworkin, Dan Thomas Glass, David Hadbawnik, David Leftwich, Dawn Pendergast, Doug MacPherson, Elizabeth Robinson, Emily Abendroth, Emily Carr, Forrest Roth, Hank Lazer, Jamie Townsend, Jared Hayes, Jared Schickling, Jen Hofer, Jen Tynes, Jenn McCreary, Jimmy Lo, Joe Milazzo, John Harkey, Jonathan Skinner, Julia Bloch, Julia Drescher, Kevin Holden, Kevin Varrone, Lauren Levin, Lee Gough, Mac Wellman, Mairéad Byrne, Mary Kasimor, Matt Reeck, Megan Kaminski, Michael Sikkema, Misty Harper, Pattie McCarthy, Paul Klinger, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, rob mclennan, Sara Lefsyk, Sarah Mangold, Stephen Nelson, Steve Gilmartin, Todd Melicker & Trevor Calvert

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
7
Publishing type: 

Red Hen Press

Basic Information
P.O. Box 40820
City: 
Pasadena
State: 
California
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
91114
Contact Information
Alisa
Trager
Marketing Associate
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
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

Red Hen Press is committed to publishing work of literary excellence, supporting diversity, and promoting literacy in our local schools. We seek a community of readers and writers who are actively engaged in the essential human practice known as literature.

At this time we are especially interested in considering new novels and narrative-driven nonfiction.

Representative Authors: 

Ron Carlson, Percival Everett, David Maine, Brian Doyle, Camille Dungy, David Mason, Peggy Shumaker, Douglas Kearney, Eloise Klein Healy, Cris Mazza, Brendan Constantine, Blase Bonpane, Rob Roberge, Ellen Meeropol, Brian Doyle, Gaylord Brewer, Katharine Coles, Michael Quadland, Pete Fromm, Alan Lightman.

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
5
Publishing type: 

University of Iowa Press

Basic Information
119 W. Park Rd.
100 Kuhl House
City: 
Iowa City
State: 
Iowa
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
52242
Contact Information
James
McCoy
Director
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Short story collections
Essay collections
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

For scholars and students, we publish reference and course books in the areas of archaeology, American studies, American history, literary studies, theatre studies, and the craft of writing. For general readers, we publish the winners of the Iowa Short Fiction Award, the Iowa Poetry Prize, and the Iowa Prize in Literary Nonfiction, books on the archaeology and natural history of the Midwest, cookbooks, letters and diaries, biographies, memoirs, regional history, and collections of historic and contemporary photographs.

We prefer all proposals and manuscript materials to be double-spaced and in Word or pdf format. Please email your material to the appropriate acquisitions or series editor. Our typical response time for a preliminary inquiry is about 5 to 6 weeks.

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
5
Titles per Year: 
Greater than 20
Publishing type: 

Wayne State University Press

Basic Information
The Leonard N. Simons Building
4809 Woodward Avenue
City: 
Detroit
State: 
Michigan
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
48201-1309
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Contact Information
Annie
Martin
Senior Acquisitions Editor
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No

The Made in Michigan Writers Series, part of Wayne State University Press,  is devoted to highlighting the works of distinguished statewide writers to showcase Michigan's diverse voices.  The series publishes poetry, creative nonfiction, short fiction, and essays by Michigan writers with the aim of encouraging the recognition of the state's artistic and cultural heritage throughout Michigan, the Midwest, and the nation.

Please initially send an inquiry and sample pages rather than a full manuscript.

 

 

Publishing type: 

Dalkey Archive Press

Basic Information
3402 N Ben Wilson St
City: 
Victoria
State: 
Texas
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
77901
Contact Information
Jake
Snyder
Associate Director
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
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

Dalkey Archive Press is a nonprofit organization whose mission is the preservation of literary works of art through publication. We primarily publish literary fiction, rarely poetry or non-fiction, and place a heavy emphasis upon fiction that belongs to the experimental tradition of Sterne, Joyce, Rabelais, Flann O’Brien, Beckett, Gertrude Stein, and Djuna Barnes.

Publishing type: 

Ice Cube Press, LLC

Basic Information
205 Front
City: 
North Liberty
State: 
Iowa
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
52317
Contact Information
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
No
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months

We explore the pulse and voice of the Heartland through the use of the literary arts. How can we best live in Midwest. From fiction and fact, to journalism to poetry. www.icecubepress.com

submit to: submissions@icecubepress.com

We are currently taking submissions for our Prairie Seed Poetry Prize through our submittable site. Also taking submissions for Fracture, writings on fracking. Check out website out for upcoming books and the poetry prize

Representative Authors: 

J. Harley McIlrath, Morgan Grayce Willow, Andrew Driscoll, Sal Marici, Larry Baker, Mary Swander, Jeanette Hopkins, Scott Cawelti, Patrick Irelan, Zachary Michael Jack, Robert Gish, Ethel Barker, Marc Nieson

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
2
Publishing type: 

Blank Slate Press

Basic Information
3963 Flora Place
City: 
St. Louis
State: 
Missouri
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
63110
Contact Information
Kristina
Makansi
Editor/Publisher
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
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

Blank Slate Press (now an imprint of Amphorae Publishing Group) was founded to discover, nurture, publish and promote emerging voices from the greater Saint Louis region and beyond. We look for mastery in storytelling, an obvious love of language, and a willingness to "pound the pavement" in order to make each book project a success. To learn more, please visit our submissions page.

Please review our submission guidelines & submit online only. We are small so please be patient. We don't publish poetry, religious fiction, or short story collections.

Representative Authors: 

Vincent Czyz, Bruce Macbain, Taylor Zajonc, Steve Wiegenstein, Deborah Lincoln, Cynthia A. Graham, Rebecca Kelley, John Joseph Ryan, Lynne Hugo, Scott L. Miller, Rick Skwiot, Fred Venturini (now with Picador), Anene Tressler, Jean Ellen Whatley, Kevin Killeen, Marie Savage

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
Many of our authors are first-time authors
Publishing type: 

Ashland Creek Press

Basic Information
2305 Ashland Street
Suite C417
City: 
Ashland
State: 
Oregon
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
97520
Contact Information
Midge
Raymond
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Short story collections
Novel
Memoir
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: 
Less than 3 months

Ashland Creek Press is a small, independent publisher of books for a better planet. Our mission is to publish a range of books that foster an appreciation for worlds outside our own, for nature and the animal kingdom, and for the ways in which we all connect. We award a prize for environmental literature, The Siskiyou Prize (www.siskiyouprize.com), and publish anthologies in both fiction and nonfiction (Among Animals and Writing for Animals).

Please read our submission guidelines and study our current titles to get a feel for what we publish. In all genres, we have a strong focus on the environment and animal protection. We are open to unsolicited submissions during two reading periods per year. (Please note that we don't currently publish poetry or books for children.)

Representative Authors: 

Mindy Mejia Julie Christine Johnson Jacki Skole Jennifer Caloyeras Gwyn Hyman Rubio JoeAnn Hart John Colman Wood Jean Ryan

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
currently about 50% are first-time authors
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Distributors: 
Ingram
Publishing type: 

ILOANBooks

Basic Information
1516 Gates Ave
3L
City: 
Brooklyn
State: 
New York
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
11237
Contact Information
Gus
Iversen
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
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

ILOANBooks is a publishing collective
specializing in low circulation prose poetry, often with illustrations or photography. We take pride in publishing brilliant, and perhaps unmarketable, literature. We also publish electronically, posting poetry and stories that we are not prepared to print.

We are more likely to publish short stories and poems than novels. Also, feel free to submit individual pieces as we update the web journal on a regular basis and always appreciate contributions.

Representative Authors: 

The Anglo American Code and Cypher Company

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
3-6
Subgenres: 
Publishing type: 

Publishing Genius

Basic Information
421 Second Ave NE
City: 
Atlanta
State: 
Georgia
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
30317
Contact Information
Adam
Robinson
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Jun 1 to Jun 30
Reporting Time: 
Greater than 6 months

Believing in literature’s practical ability to create sympathy and therefore a better world, Publishing Genius exists to make the best books by devoted members of the global literary community, and to make them in the most interesting and progressive ways.

The best submissions make us say, "Whoa, how did that get there?" We are less interested in form or even content than in the feeling of astonishment good writing evokes.

Representative Authors: 

Stephen Dixon, Stephanie Barber, Cheryl Quimba, Melissa Broder, Mairéad Byrne, Rachel B. Glaser, Michael Kimball, Mike Young, Mike Topp, Timothy Willis Sanders

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
3
Publishing type: 

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