Ex Ophidia Press

Basic Information
220 Parfitt Way SW, Apt 111
City: 
Bainbridge Island,
State: 
Washington
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
98110
Contact Information
Richard-Gabriel
Rummonds
Publisher
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Book Types: 
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
Yes
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
May 1 to Aug 31

We offer an annual $1,000 cash prize for a book of poetry.

Please follow the guidelines carefully.

Representative Authors: 

John Wagner, Heidi Morrell, Charles Wright, Wally Swist, Karina Borowicz

Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Distributors: 
Seaking a distributor.
Publishing type: 

Radix Media

Basic Information
522 Bergen Street
City: 
Brooklyn
State: 
New York
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
11217
Contact Information
Meher
Manda
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Chapbook
Novella
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Memoir
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
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

Radix Media publishes new ideas and fresh perspectives, prioritizing the voices of typically marginalized communities to get to the root of the human experience. We are looking for work that is experimental, a bit weird perhaps, timely and audacious in its questioning. 

As a print shop, we pride ourselves on the production of superior quality, purposefully designed books. All accepted authors get to work with in-house designers to conceptualise their covers and layout.

Representative Authors: 

Alex Difrancesco, Ashley Shelby, John Dermot Woods, Ganzeer, Elliott Colla

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

Wet Cement Press

Basic Information
1908 Yolo Avenue
City: 
Berkeley
State: 
California
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
94707
Contact Information
Thoreau
Lovell
Publisher/Editor
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Novella
Novel
Memoir
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
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

Wet Cement Press publishes small handheld books of fiction, poetry and hybrid genius. Our tastes in literature run toward the lyrical and spontaneous, the raw and unsmooth. 

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
4
Titles per Year: 
6 to 10
Distributors: 
Ingram
Publishing type: 

C&R Press

Basic Information
500 West 4th Street
Suite 201-C
City: 
Winston-Salem
State: 
North Carolina
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
27101
Contact Information
Andrew
Sullivan
Director
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Chapbook
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Memoir
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
Hardcover
E-book
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Aug 31 to Apr 30
Reporting Time: 
Greater than 6 months

C&R Press began in 2006 as a literary press committed to publishing books from new and emerging poets whose work might otherwise be ignored by commercial publishers. We were interested in supporting authors whose thoughtful and imaginative contribution to contemporary literature deserved recognition and support. We've since expanded our catalog to include exciting new fiction and creative nonfiction and reportage/journalism, too.

Do understand that we get more submissions per month than we could ever publish in a lifetime. Please don't take rejections personally. We frequently reject books that are picked up at other presses!

Representative Authors: 

Kristina Marie Darling, Xu Xi, John Reed, Sybil Baker, Martin Ott, Annie Christain, An Tran, Earl Braggs, Meredith Nnoka, Chris Campanioni, Michelle Bitting, Stacey Lynn Brown, David Slavit, Jason Koo

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
2-5
Titles per Year: 
11 to 20
Distributors: 
SPD, Ingram
Publishing type: 

Game Over Books

Basic Information
City: 
Boston
State: 
Massachusetts
Country: 
United States
Contact Information
Michael
Malpiedi
Editor/Distribution Manager
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Chapbook
Novella
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
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

Game Over Books is a small publisher run collaboratively by a group of nerdy artists. Our goal is to amplify diverse voices in writing and bring high-quality publications to all people. We are working to accomplish this by focusing on emerging writers and giving guidance and support as they continue to grow their craft.

Representative Authors: 

Sara Mae, Muggs Fogarty, M. Less, Claudia Wilson, Lip Manegio, Megan Neville, Aly Pierce, Ariana Brown, Anthony Febo, Dena Igusti, Gigi Bella, Ilyus Evander

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
3-4
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Distributors: 
Game Over Books Website, Independent Bookstores
Publishing type: 

Seven Kitchens Press

Basic Information
811 Commons Drive
City: 
Milford
State: 
Ohio
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
45150
Contact Information
Ron
Mohring
Publisher
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Book Types: 
Chapbook
Formats: 
Paperback
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: 
3 to 6 months

Our goal has always been to publish the very best poetry and prose we can find in carefully-edited, hand-trimmed & hand-tied chapbooks; to work in close collaboration with authors through the production process; and to present a wide aesthetic range from both established and emerging writers.

Visit our website to read sample work from our authors. We're interested in your work, not your reputation, and have a special fondness for odd ducks. Reading periods are typically six weeks long for each of our open series. Especially interested in new & emerging voices from the widest possible range of experience.

Representative Authors: 

Crystal Boson, Ed Madden, Alyse Knorr, Oliver Baez Bendorf, Christina Pacosz, Guillermo Filice Castro, Allison Blevins, John Keene, Liz Ahl, Robin Reagler, Wayne Johns, Rodney Gomez, Sierra Golden, Marjorie Maddox, Jeff Oaks, Deborah Burnham, RJ Gibson, Mary Meriam, Boyer Rickel, JeFF Stumpo.

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
Our commitment is to publish one new voice for every established poet we select.
Titles per Year: 
11 to 20
Distributors: 
All sales are through our web site and through individual authors.
Publishing type: 

Milk & Cake Press

Basic Information
P.O. Box 13177
373 Cleveland Ave.
City: 
Hamilton
State: 
Ohio
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
45013
Contact Information
Kim
Jacobs-Beck
Publisher/Editor-in-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Book Types: 
Chapbook
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
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 Apr 30
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months

Milk and Cake Press seeks to publish an eclectic collection of poems. We love language, the sounds it creates, and the power of it to name and shape. We welcome work from a diverse range of poets, including women, people of color, and those who identify as LGBTQIA. We will make inclusive decisions about the poets and poems we publish.

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
3-4
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Distributors: 
distributed by publisher
Publishing type: 

Red Mountain Press

Basic Information
835 S Osprey Ave
314
City: 
Sarasota
State: 
Florida
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
34236
Contact Information
Susan
Gardner
Co-Publisher and Founding Editor
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Essay collections
Novel
Memoir
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Feb 1 to Jun 15
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months

We seek evocative, well edited poetry and literary narrative that addresses contemporary life and has lasting value. Our books represent the point of view of the authors and are beautiful objects themselves.

We award an annual Poetry Prize of $1000 and publication of a full length book. Prize submissions are due by October 18. Details at http://redmountainpress.us/poetry-prize/

Open reading period is February 1-June 15. Details at http://redmountainpress.us/manuscript-su...

Please use Times or Palatino, 12 pt font, 1.5 or double spaced, paginated, with ToC. Include accurate contact info, website, and a short cv. No glitz or gimmicks, please.

Representative Authors: 

Gordon Ball, Margaret Randall, Jeffrey Thomson, Linda LeGarde Grover, Denise Low, Charles Trumbull, Jeffrey Bean, Laura Ruiz Montes, Alfredo Zaldívar, Samina Hadi-Tabassum, William O'Neill

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
1-2
Titles per Year: 
6 to 10
Distributors: 
Small Press Distribution, Berkeley, CA.
Publishing type: 

Meadowlark Books

Basic Information
PO Box 333
City: 
Emporia
State: 
Kansas
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
66801
Contact Information
Tracy Million
Simmons
Owner/Publisher
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
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

 

Read our guidelines before entering. 

Watch for our open reading periods. Our processes are evolving and changing as we grow!

Representative Authors: 

Kevin Rabas, Poet Laureate of Kansas (2017-2019), 

Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, Poet Laureate of Kansas (2009-2012), 

Cheryl Unruh, 

Roy J. Beckemeyer, 

Edna Bell-Pearson, 

Michael D. Graves - 2016 Kansas Notable Book Award, 

James Kenyon - Martin Kansas History Book Award

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
1-3
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Distributors: 
Indie-Bound Ingram Amazon
Publishing type: 

Autumn House Press

Basic Information
5530 Penn Avenue
City: 
PITTSBURGH
State: 
Pennsylvania
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
15206
Contact Information
Christine
Stroud
Editor in Chief
Contact E-mail: 
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: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 30
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months

Autumn House is a nonprofit, independent press which has the mission of publishing poetry and other fine literature. We are committed not just to publishing the prominent writers of our age, but also to publishing first books and lesser-known authors who will become the important voices of their generation. In the belief that a book is not only a readable text but also an object of art, the press is dedicated to producing beautifully designed books on acid-free paper, as well as electronic texts of comparable quality.

We ask that all submissions come through our annual contests or our open call period. We also suggest that anyone interested in submitting read an AHP title. 

Representative Authors: 

Ada Limon, Sarah Gerkensmeyer, Chana Bloch, Ed Ochester, Clifford Thompson, Jane Satterfield, Ellery Akers, Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, Brian Swann, Gerald Stern, Sharma Shields, Andrea Hollander, Philip Terman, Danusha Lameris, Steven Schwartz, Sue Ellen Thompson, Jill Kandel...

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
1 - 6
Titles per Year: 
6 to 10
Distributors: 
University of Chicago Press
Publishing type: 

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