McPherson & Company

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Genres Published: 
Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Translation
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
Book Types: 
Novella, Short story collections, Essay collections, Novel
Paperback, Hardcover, E-book, Audio
Reading Period: 
Sep 1 to Nov 30
Temporarily closed to submissions
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, self

Editorial Focus

An independent house since 1974, McPherson & Company publishes contemporary English and American fiction, 20th century 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

It is necessary to query first, preferably by email to bmcphersonco (at), prior to sending any manuscript, even by PDF attachment. Please acquaint yourself with our titles at our website before sending a query. We respond to queries quickly, and if we wish to see your manuscript we will send you a request. Thank you for your cooperation.

Contact Information

Bruce McPherson, Publisher
P.O. Box 1126
Kingston, NY 12402
Contact E-mail: 
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Last updated: Mar 26, 2024