BOA Editions, Ltd.

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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction
Cross-genre, Flash Fiction, Literary Fiction, Prose Poetry
Representative Authors: 
Lucille Clifton, Naomi Shihab Nye, Li-Young Lee, Stephen Dobyns, Janice N. Harrington, Brigit Pegeen Kelly, G.C. Waldrep, John Gallaher, Jillian Weise, Aracelis Girmay, Karen Volkman, Sean Thomas Dougherty, Craig Morgan Teicher, Michael Waters, Peter Macuck, Kathryn Nuernberger, to name a few.
Reading Periods: 
Apr 1 to May 31
Aug 1 to Nov 30
Response Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 

Editorial Focus

BOA Editions publishes within four distinct series: The American Poets Continuum Series (previously published poets); The Lannan Translations Selection Series (poets around the world); The New Poets of America series (first-book poets via The A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize); The American Reader Series (literary short fiction).

Tips From the Editor

We accept submissions for our four different series at various times throughout the year. Consult our website ( for submission guidelines and reading periods. Familiarize yourself with our press and different publication series, so you are familiar with our aesthetic and can present yourself and your work favorably.

Contact Information

Peter Conners, Publisher
250 North Goodman
Suite 306
Rochester, NY 14607
Contact E-mail: 
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Last updated: Jun 05, 2023