Three Rooms Press

Basic Information
561 Hudson Street
#33
City: 
New York
State: 
New York
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
10014
Contact Information
Peter
Carlaftes
Co-Founder & Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Novella
Novel
Memoir
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: 
3 to 6 months

Three Rooms Press is a fierce New York-based independent publisher inspired by dada, punk, and passion. Founded in 1993, it serves as a leading independent publisher of cut-the-edge creative, including fiction, memoir, poetry translations, drama and art. In addition, Three Rooms Press produces and promotes a variety of literary and cultural events worldwide, including readings, plays, workshops, and concerts. Three Rooms Press books are distributed by PGW / Ingram.

Three Rooms Press publishes an annual anthology: 1. Maintenant: A Journal of Contemporary Dada Poetry and Art. Submission period: October 1 thru December 31; Publication: June. Looking for Dada art and Dada short written pieces. Get a sample copy to learn more about what we are publishing. Sample copies available for purchase here: http://threeroomspress.com/authors/maint... This is a good way to let the editors get familiar with your work and communication style.

Representative Authors: 

Mike Watt, Lawrence Block, Robert Silverberg, James Carr, Jim Fusilli, Israel Horovitz, Meagan Brothers, Aram Saroyan, Janet Hamill, Judith Malina, Peter Carlaftes, Kat Georges, Jane Ormerod, Hala Alyan, Michael T. Fournier, Patrizia Gattaceca, George Wallace, Robert Gibbons, Jerome Rothenberg, Roger Conover, Puma Perl.

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
2-3
Titles per Year: 
6 to 10
Distributors: 
PGW/Ingram
Publishing type: 

Alternating Current Press

Basic Information
City: 
Louisville
State: 
Colorado
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
80027
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Novella
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
E-book
Audio
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
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: 
Less than 3 months

Alternating Current is an independent press dedicated to publishing and promoting incredible literature that challenges readers and has an innate sense of self, timelessness, and atmosphere. We love science, history, homebound roots, rural landscapes, poetic literary fiction, diverse voices, quirky thematic concepts, and all that is electric in the literary world.

You can find out in-depth tips from our editors in our submission guidelines and on our F.A.Q. page. DO NOT send email queries or attachments via email.

Representative Authors: 

Carmen Lau, Eric Shonkwiler, Schuler Benson, Charles P. Ries, David Leo Rice, Allison Boyd Justus, Tabitha Blankenbiller, Lyn Lifshin

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
~75% debut authors in our catalog
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Distributors: 
Ingram, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Nook, Kindle, Kobo, 0s & 1s, Direct
Publishing type: 

Transcendent Zero Press

Basic Information
16429 El Camino Real Apt. 7
City: 
Houston
State: 
Texas
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
77062
Contact Information
Dustin
Pickering
Editor, Owner
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Book Types: 
Chapbook
Novella
Essay collections
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
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

Poetry of social protest. I like poetry that "misappropriates" ancient spiritual wisdom. I like risque poetry. Think Neruda, Lorca. I like troubled lives that heal.

Please send a representative sample of poems (5-10) before sending an entire manuscript. Send an inquiry and a bio that tells me who you are, your accomplishments, your journey.

Representative Authors: 

Marcie Eanes, Ken Jones, henry 7. reneau, Donella M. Dornwell, Weasel Patterson

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
at least two
Titles per Year: 
6 to 10
Distributors: 
Ingram Spark, Createspace
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: 

Tidal Press

Basic Information
106 Holly Court
City: 
Charlottesville
State: 
Virginia
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
22901
Contact Information
Laura
Jones
Publisher
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Novel
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: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months

Tidal Press is an independent publishing house with the following mission: To offer readers beautifully crafted works of fiction and non-fiction from writers who use authentic and unique voices to weave the elemental themes of our modern lives into great stories. 

 

 

Representative Authors: 

Foust
Robin Lippincott
John Semonche
Brian Mallman

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
1-2
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Distributors: 
Ingram, Tidal Press
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: 

Winter Goose Publishing

Basic Information
45 Lafayette Road #114
City: 
North Hampton
State: 
New Hampshire
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
03862
Contact Information
James
Logan Koukis
Editor-in-Chief
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: 
Mar 17
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
How many authors debut in each issue?: 
5-10
Titles per Year: 
Greater than 20
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: 

Able Muse Press

Basic Information
467 Saratoga Avenue, #602
City: 
San Jose
State: 
California
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
95129
Contact Information
Alexander
Pepple
Editor
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: 
May 1 to Jul 15
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months

Able Muse Press publishes emerging and established poets and writers, and anthologies of poetry, fiction, and art. We also publish periodical print versions of Able Muse.

Representative Authors: 

X.J. Kennedy, Timothy Steele, R.S. Gwynn, Leslie Monsour, Rachel Hadas, Mark Jarman, A.E. Stallings, Rhina P. Espaillat, Turner Cassity, Thaisa Frank, etc.

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

Pages

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