Main Street Rag Publishing Company

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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Representative Authors: 
Nathan Leslie (short fiction), Anthony S. Abbott (poetry and novel), Steve Taylor (short fiction), Jennifer K. Sweeney (poetry), Jim Ferris (poetry), Heather Davis (poetry)
Book Types: 
Chapbook, Novella, Short story collections, Essay collections, Novel, Poetry collections
Paperback, Hardcover
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: 
Greater than 20

Editorial Focus

Main Street Rag is best known for publishing poetry, but they also publish novels, novellas, short story collections, and essay collections. Guidelines are on their website. There is a limited reading period for all prose book submissions.

Tips From the Editor

It’s helpful if you are familiar with the press you are querying. An author also needs to be willing to assist with marketing ahead of publication as well as afterward—do readings, etc.—if a book is to be successful.

Contact Information

M. Scott Douglass
4416 Shea Lane
Mint Hill, NC 28227
Contact E-mail: 
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Last updated: Feb 26, 2024