Bottom Dog Press/ Bird Dog Publishing

Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Subgenres: 
Narrative Nonfiction, Literary Fiction
Representative Authors: 
Julia Watts, Jeff Gundy, Jeanne Bryner, Mary Minick, Joanne Jacobson, Jim Daniels, Larry Smith, Kenneth Patchen, Maj Ragain, Robert Flanagan, Allen Frost, Christina Lovin, Shari Wagner, et al
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes

Editorial Focus

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.

Tips From the Editor

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.

Contact Information

Larry Smith, Director
P.O. Box 425
Huron, OH 44839
Contact E-mail: 
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Last updated: Feb 17, 2017