Overcup Press

Genres Published: 
Creative Nonfiction
Creative Nonfiction, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Narrative Nonfiction, Nature/Environmental
Representative Authors: 
Ruby McConnell, Liz Prato
Book Types: 
Short story collections, Essay collections
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: 
1 to 5

Editorial Focus

Overcup Press is an independent publishing house with national distribution.

Query letters on these nonfiction topics are of particular interest:

  • Creative Nonfiction Narrative and Journalism
  • Popular Science Writing
  • Environmental/Nature Writing
  • Regional U.S. Northwest Topics
  • Travel (essay, other related)
  • Architecture and Design
  • Contemporary Arts and Culture
  • Music/Music History/Long-Form Music Journalism

Tips From the Editor

We are NOT currently considering queries or submissions from the following genres:

  • Children's Picture Books
  • Art/Photography Books
  • Travel Guidebooks
  • STEM Titles (middle grade and YA audience-focused)
  • Fiction
  • Poetry
  • Religious
  • Self-Help

Contact Information

Patrick McDonald, Publisher
Portland, OR
Contact E-mail: 
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Last updated: Nov 23, 2023