Awst Press

Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Representative Authors: 
Susanna Childress, David Olimpio, Dan Bevacqua, Lillian Kwok, Rachael Katz, Gene Kwak, Ella Longpre, Nalini Edwin, Chelsea Martin, P. E. Garcia, Laura Warman, Normandy Sherwood, Bridget Brewer, Kendra Fortmeyer, Melanie Westerberg, LaToya Jackson, Diane Lefer, Donald Quist, and Erin Pringle-Toungate.
Book Types: 
Novella, Short story collections, Essay collections, Novel, Memoir, Poetry collections
Paperback, E-book
Reading Period: 
Feb 15 to May 15
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Small Press Distribution

Editorial Focus

Awst Press publishes a wide range of work across perspectives, genres, and subjects. In addition to full-length books, we also host an annual essay series and our Pocketbooks series features small texts with big impact. To understand our aesthetic and literary interests, read the work we've published. A wealth of stories, poems, and essays are available for free at As of 2019, the Awst Press Book Prize is open for submissions Feb. 15th - May 15th.

Contact Information

Wendy M. Walker, Publisher
P. O. Box 49163
Austin, TX 78765-9163
Contact E-mail: 
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Last updated: Apr 17, 2019