Coffee House Press creates new spaces for audiences and artists to interact, inspiring readers and enriching communities by expanding the definition of what literature is, what it can do, and who it belongs to.
Coffee House Press publishes literary novels, full-length short story collections, poetry, creative nonfiction, book-length essays, and essay collections. CHP does not accept submissions of anthologies or books for children or young adults.
Tips From the Editor
Please familiarize yourself with our books to see if your work and our list are compatible.
No phone calls, e-mails, or faxes, please.
Any queries, agented and otherwise, should be sent to email@example.com.
The review process for full-length manuscripts can take up to 4–6 months, or longer in some instances. We appreciate your patience when submitting your manuscript. Phone calls, emails, or letters of inquiry will not hasten the process.
Please note: Coffee House Press will only accept unsolicited submissions during our reading periods (check guidelines for dates). Unsolicited submissions sent outside of these reading periods will not be considered or returned.