McPherson & Company

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Genres Published: 
Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Experimental, Historical, Literary Fiction, Translation
Representative Authors: 
Lindsay Hill, Robert Kelly, Jaimy Gordon, Eugene Mirabelli, Ursule Molinaro, Pamela Zoline, Paul West, Anna Maria Ortese, Giorgio Manganelli, Howard McCord, Sergio Ramirez, Thomas McEvilley, Michael Joyce, Maya Deren, Stan Brakhage, Ascher/Straus, Mary Butts, Paul Ableman, Valery Larbaud, John Shors, Barbara Roether
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Temporarily closed to submissions
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 

Editorial Focus

An independent house since 1974, McPherson & Company publishes contemporary English and American fiction, 20th C. international fiction in translation, nonfiction in the areas of art theory, ethnography, and (rarely) belles lettres. It published the 2010 fiction winner of the National Book Award, Lord of Misrule by Jaimy Gordon.

Tips From the Editor

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Unrequested manuscripts will not be read or returned.

Contact Information

Bruce McPherson, Publisher
P.O. Box 1126
Kingston, NY 12402
Contact E-mail: 
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Last updated: Jun 29, 2022