Jacar Press

Genres Published: 
Cross-genre, Experimental, Feminist, Formal, Humor, Love, Nature/Environmental, Political, Prose Poetry, Religious/Spiritual, Translation, War
Representative Authors: 
Anthologies - Mark Doty, Claudia Emerson, Yusef Komunyakaa,Dorianne Laux, Thylias Moss, Marge Piercy, Chana Bloch, Rita Dove,Jim Daniels,Maxine Chernoff, Jamaal May, Stuart Dischell, Leanne O'Sullivan, Kathryn Stripling Byer, Joseph Millar, Afaa Michael Weaver, Fady Joudah, Zeina Hashem Beck, etc.Individual books - Gibbons Ruark, Betty Adcock, Lola Haskins, Gary Fincke, Jaki Shelton Green, Sandy Longhorn, Al Maginnes, Jeff Hardin, Debra Kaufman, Stephanie Levin, Sharon McDermott, Chera Miller, Kelly Michels, Maura High, Edison Jennings.Contest Judges to date - Dorianne Laux, Toi Derricote, Jamaal May, Chana Bloch, Betty Adcock, John Hoppenthaler, Stuart Dischell, Julie Suk, Denise Duhamel, Ricky Laurentiis.
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 

Editorial Focus

Jacar Press is a Community Active press publishing fine poetry from Pulitzer Prize winners to poets not yet known.   Part of the proceeds from all our publications will go to support community needs through workshops and donations.

Tips From the Editor

Query first.  If not entering a contest, your best time to submit is 1 month before or 1 month after contest deadlines.

Contact Information

Richard Krawiec, Editor
6617 deerview trail
durham, NC 27712
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Last updated: Mar 22, 2018