We have a reading fee of $20, and that includes a critique of your work and return. We do not generally work with agents. We're a strong mid-sized publisher with 186 books.
We are a literary small press and have 5 series at Bottom Dog Press: Midwest, Working Lives, Harmony, Memoirs, and Appalachian Writing. We've also done some America Zen books. Query online with a concise message describing your book and its possible audience and sales potential. Be practical. Bird Dog Publishing is done publish on demand for select poetry.