Alice James Books

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Genres Published: 
Representative Authors: 
Jane Mead, Phillip B. Williams, Monica A. Hand, Brian Turner, Cathy Linh Che, Jamaal May, Jean Valentine, Kaveh Akbar, Shara McCallum
Book Types: 
Poetry collections
Paperback, E-book, Audio
Reading Period: 
Mar 1 to Oct 16
Response Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Titles per Year: 
6 to 10
Consortium Book Sales & Distribution

Editorial Focus

AJB is a leading independent press devoted to discovering and publishing exceptional poetry by emerging and established writers. The press is an innovator in the field, committed to publishing a range of voices, supporting writers’ careers, and collaborating with authors in the publishing process.

Tips From the Editor

We have one annual manuscript contest: the Alice James Award, which is open to residents of the United States. Both hardcopy and electronic submissions (via Submittable) are accepted.

Contact Information

Emily Marquis, Press Associate
Auburn Hall, 60 Pineland Drive
Suite 206
New Gloucester, ME 04260
Contact E-mail: 
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Last updated: Feb 20, 2024