Bottom Dog Press / Bird Dog Publishing

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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
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
Book Types: 
Chapbook, Short story collections, Novel, Memoir, Poetry collections
Paperback, Hardcover, E-book
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Response Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Ingram, Baker & Taylor, Alibris

Editorial Focus

Bottom Dog Press / Bird Dog Publishing is a literary small press with five series: Midwest, Working Lives, Harmony, Memoirs, and Appalachian Writing. They’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 no reading fee. We do not generally work with agents. We're a strong mid-sized publisher with 220 books.

Contact Information

Larry Smith, Director
P.O. Box 425
Huron, OH 44839
Contact E-mail: 
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Last updated: Feb 21, 2024