Alice James Books

Genres Published: 
Poetry
Representative Authors: 
Jane Mead, Phillip B. Williams, Monica A. Hand, Brian Turner, Cathy Linh Che, Jamaal May, Jean Valentine, Kaveh Akbar
Book Types: 
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback, E-book
Reading Period: 
Feb 1 to Nov 1
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Titles per Year: 
6 to 10
Distributors: 
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 (formerly the Beatrice Hawley Award), which is open to residents of the United States, postmark deadline November 1, notification of winners in February. We also accept submissions to the AJB Translation Series from September through March. Hardcopy and electronic submissions (via Submittable) accepted for all contests.

Contact Information

Alyssa Neptune, Managing Editor
114 Prescott Street
Farmington, ME 04938
Contact E-mail: 
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Last updated: Mar 09, 2017