Nightboat Books

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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Translation
Representative Authors: 
Caroline Bergvall, Bruce Boone, Tim Dlugos, Michael Burkard, Fanny Howe, Bhanu Kapil, Myung Mi Kim, Dawn Lundy Martin, Douglas A. Martin & Martha Ronk
Book Types: 
Essay collections, Novel, Memoir, Poetry collections
Paperback, E-book
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Response Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Titles per Year: 
11 to 20
Consortium Book Sales and Distribution

Editorial Focus

Nightboat Books publishes work that resists convention and transcends boundaries—books rich with poignancy, intelligence, and risk.

Tips From the Editor

Poetry submissions are considered through the Nightboat Books Poetry Prize, open September 1st through November 15th each year. Prose Reading periods take place in alternate years, generally in the summer, but please check our website for details.

Contact Information

Stephen Motika, Director and Publisher
310 Nassau Avenue
Suite 205
Brooklyn, NY 11222
Contact E-mail: 
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Last updated: Nov 11, 2022