Homebound Publications

Basic Information
Postal Box 1442
City: 
Pawcatuck
State: 
Connecticut
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
06379
Contact Information
Leslie M.
Browning
Founder & Publisher
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Chapbook
Novella
Essay collections
Novel
Memoir
Poetry collections
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

Founded in 2011, Homebound Publications is one of the premier independent publishers in the country. It is our intention to preserve contemplative storytelling. We publish introspective works of creative non–fiction, fiction & poetry.

We are a small press with big ideas set on publishing substance over flash. We routinely work with authors who don’t fit neatly into the corporate publishing model, giving a voice to the countless independent thinkers currently neglected by the mainstream media.

A Letter from the Founder, L.M. Browning

I founded Homebound Publications to bring together a community of like-minded thinkers and see what the dialogue yielded. I didn’t have any sense of how big the press would grow or how widely our titles would be shared, I simply carved out a space in which others could speak and share those deep thoughts they’d pondered. I have always been an ardent believer in creative minds requiring a circle of fellows to push them. The discussion, the inspiration, the contemplation, and the community encourages the kind of boundary-pushing, ego destruction, and refinement of beliefs that bring about movements of change in the larger world. 

Representative Authors: 

We are seeking titles with special focus on spirituality, education, regional interest, history, personal growth, self-help, and ecological. (We have a soft spot for books about our native region of New England.) Authors representative of the work we seek would be: Barry Lopez, Joanna Macy, Gary Snyder, David Abram, Mary Oliver, Rainer Maria Rilke, Annie Dillard, David Whyte, Cheryl Strayed, Jack Kerouac, Walt Whitman, and Henry David Thoreau.

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
Up to 6
Titles per Year: 
Greater than 20
Distributors: 
Midpoint Trade Books, Gazelle (Distributor abroad), IPG
Publishing type: 

Still Point Arts Quarterly

Basic Information
193 Hillside Road
Brunswick
Maine
United States
04011
Contact Information
Christine
Cote
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
E-publication
Print
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2011
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
6% to 10%
Issues per Year: 
4
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
https://www.shantiarts.co/SPAQ/SPAQ_subscription.html
Issue Price: 
$14.50 US
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
12-20

STILL POINT ARTS QUARTERLY has a clear focus on nature, art, and spirit as it explores a unique theme with each issue. The publication has been praised for its rich content and splendid layout and design. It is, quite simply, a beautiful publication. Intended for artists as well as art enthusiasts, lovers of nature, seekers of wisdom, and everyone on the journey.

Please consider each issue's theme carefully in deciding what to submit. Also be aware that we receive profuse numbers of poetry submissions and can only accept a few each quarter. We would like to receive more submissions of personal essays and creative non-fiction.

Deep Vellum Publishing

Basic Information
3000 Commerce St.
City: 
Dallas
State: 
Texas
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
75226
Contact Information
Will
Evans
Publisher / Executive Director
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
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

Deep Vellum Publishing was founded in 2013 with the mission to bring the world into conversation through publishing literature from around the world, while organizing literary programs and discussions, and advocating for the vital role of the literary arts in Dallas and beyond.

Independent publishing for independent literary voices and independent readers. In your pitch, make it impossible for us to say no to your work. 

Representative Authors: 

Mikhail Shishkin; Anne Garréta; Jón Gnarr; Carmen Boullosa; Sergio Pitol; Lina Meruane; Ricardo Piglia; Fiston Mwanza Mujila; Leila S. Chudori; Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer; Josefine Klougart; Fouad Laroui; Serhiy Zhadan; Jung Young Moon; Noemi Jaffe; Claudia Salazar Jiménez; Eduardo Rabasa

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
2-5
Titles per Year: 
11 to 20
Distributors: 
Consortium Book Sales & Distribution
Publishing type: 

Foundlings Press

Basic Information
14 Fairfield St
Suite 2
City: 
Buffalo
State: 
New York
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
14216
Contact Information
Aidan
Ryan
Managing Editor
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: 
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

We seek to publish—in paper and ink—the best writing. We take our ethic and aesthetic from the Canon Law of the Roman Catholic Church. Not all of it; just Canon 1115, which closes with the provoking observation that "Foundlings are presumed to be legitimate until the contrary is proved." 

We also take direction from Coco Chanel, who observed that “style is all that endures.”

Foundlings Press is a highly selective publisher of full-length works of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and certain other uncategorizable material. Under our imprint The Public Books we publish full-length nonfiction works of historical, political, cultural, economic, and often local interest. The Press also produces a biannual print poetry magazine. We will accept unsolicited submissions during two four-week periods each year. Foundlings hosts an annual artist residency and poetry chapbook publication contest, which pairs a winning poet with a pre-selected guest book artist.

Representative Authors: 

Lytton Smith, Gerry Crinnin, Peter Temes, Don Berger, Jason Irwin, Bruce Fisher, Terrance Hayes, Forrest Gander, C.D. Wright, Leon Stokesbury, Noah Falck, Ada Limon, Ralph Adamo, Chet Weise, R.S. Gwynn, Canese Jarboe, Jody Stewart, Anya Groner, Brad Trumpfheller, Sophie Klahr, Adam Clay

Titles per Year: 
6 to 10
Publishing type: 

Torrey House Press

Basic Information
150 State St.
Ste 100 OFC 36
City: 
Salt Lake City
State: 
Utah
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
84111
Contact Information
Anne
Terashima
Editor
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Paperback
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

Torrey House Press is an independent nonprofit publisher promoting environmental conservation through literature. We strive to identify exceptional writers, nurture their work, and engage the widest possible audience; to publish diverse voices with transformative stories that illuminate important facets of our ever-changing planet; to develop literary resources for the conservation movement, educating and entertaining readers, inspiring action.

In an effort to be green and organized we strongly prefer that you submit your work electronically through our submission manager link on our website at www.torreyhouse.org. If you think you have work that is a good fit for THP, please submit your manuscript along with some information about yourself, your literary background and your thoughts on how you might help market your work.

Representative Authors: 

Scott Abbott, Sam Rushforth, Steve Trimble, Susan Imhoff Bird, Melanie Bishop, Dave DeWitt, Scott Graham, Braden Hepner, Steven Pavlos Holmes, David Kranes, Erica Olsen, Steven L. Peck, Charlie Quimby, Barbara K. Richardson, Jana Richman, Kayann Short, Mary Sojourner, Renée Thompson, Jay Trieber, Maximilian Werner, Brooke Williams, Terry Tempest Williams

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
up to 3
Titles per Year: 
6 to 10
Distributors: 
Consortium Book Sales & Distribution

Long Day Press

Basic Information
640 W Briar Pl
3G
Chicago
Illinois
United States
60657
Contact Information
Joshua
Bohnsack
Founding Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Print
Audio
Reading Period: 
Sep 1 to Oct 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Year Founded: 
2014
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
26% to 50%
Representative Authors: 
Chase Griffin, Rebecca van Laer, James Ardis, Kevin Sterne, Kenta Maniwa
Issues per Year: 
1
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Issue Price: 
$8
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
8

Long Day Press intends to create a connection between writers and their favorite fermented drinks. These hand bound issues feature regionally based writers and covers from breweries based in those same regions. 

For fiction submissions, please keep pieces under 1000 words, due to the small stature of the magazine. All genres welcomed!

Subgenres: 

The Bangalore Review

Basic Information
Bangalore
India
560100
Contact Information
Suhail
Rasheed
Managing Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Video
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Cash
Year Founded: 
2013
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Meena Alexander, Chaya Bhuvaneswar, Tanuj Solanki, Ram Govardhan, Sudeep Sen, Sumana Roy, and even young budding writers.
Issues per Year: 
N/A
Circulation: 
2,500 to 5,000
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
N/A

The world of literature holds no boundaries and we at the Bangalore Review are committed to publishing exemplary writing from all over. We publish literary fiction and non-fiction, reviews, poetry, art and photographic essays. If you happen to be in love with life and think that your words can generate a vision, send us a shout—we’ll probably like your work.

Follow the submission guidelines, strictly.

Ardent Writer Press

Basic Information
1014 Stone Drive
City: 
Brownsboro
State: 
Alabama
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
35741
Contact Information
Steve
Gierhart
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
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: 
3 to 6 months

This independent publisher in North Alabama launched in July, 2012.  We are seeking fiction and non-fiction writers.  If you are an author looking for an Alabama publisher, then consider what we offer.  We seek to specialize in an author-friendly business relationship in hopes of reaching writers with an intelligent and imaginative story to tell readers.

Digital submissions, see our guidelines.

Representative Authors: 

Nancy Owen Nelson, Joe Connaughton, J. D. Frost, Greg Starnes, Annie Laura Smith, Murray Dunlap, Charles Farley, Dave Macaray, George Van Giesen, the Coffee Tree Writers

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
3-4

Allium Press of Chicago

Basic Information
1530 Elgin Avenue
City: 
Forest Park
State: 
Illinois
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
60130
Contact Information
Emily
Victorson
Publisher
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
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

Allium Press of Chicago was founded in 2009 as a small, independent press.

We publish literary fiction, historical fiction, mysteries, thrillers, and young adult fiction, all with a Chicago connection.

We hope our books illuminate the rich tapestry of Chicago and its history.

Please read our submissions page for information on the types of books we publish and how to submit.

Representative Authors: 

Libby Fischer Hellmann, David J. Walker, Frances McNamara, D. M. Pirrone

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
1 to 5

Steel Toe Review

Basic Information
2024 2nd Avenue N
Unit 2102
Birmingham
Alabama
United States
35203
Contact Information
David
Hornbuckle
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
Audio
Video
Reading Period: 
Jul 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Year Founded: 
2010
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
Ashley M. Jones Tina Mozelle-Braziel Jim Murphy Michael Farris Smith Larry Levis Michael Hofmann Sarah Manguso Claudia Emerson Louis Bourgois Zachary C. Bush James Valvis Melissa Studdard Karla Linn Merrifiend Tobi Cogswell
Issues per Year: 
4, more or less
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
N/A
Issue Price: 
Print issue varies
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
10-12

We publish interesting fiction, poetry, essays, and multimedia work from all over the world. However, preference is given to writers, artists, and subject matter with some connection to the South. We are particularly interested in work that uses conventions of traditional genres in new and interesting ways.

We don't want "traditional" Southern lit. We want literary and experimental work that touches on themes of interest to Southerners. Interpret that however you like, but DON'T assume this limits you to talking about trailers, hunting/fishing, fried food, and race relations. In fact, avoid talking about those things unless you have something really original to say about them. We get a lot more poetry submissions than fiction. Fiction has a better shot at being selected simply because it's more in demand. It should go without saying, but please read our submission guidelines, and use our online submission tracker. Also, please include a bio statement in your cover letter.

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