Transit Books

Genres Published: 
Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Short story collections, Essay collections, Novel
Formats: 
Paperback, E-book
Reading Period: 
May 1 to Jun 15
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Titles per Year: 
6 to 10
Distributors: 
Consortium

Editorial Focus

Transit Books is a nonprofit publisher of international and American literature, based in Oakland, California. Founded in 2015, Transit Books is committed to the discovery and promotion of enduring works that carry readers across borders and communities. Transit Books publishes a carefully curated list (6-8 titles per year) of award-winning literary fiction, narrative nonfiction, essay, and prose that falls somewhere in between.

Contact Information

Liza St. James, Associate Editor
Oakland, CA
Contact E-mail: 
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Last updated: Jul 22, 2021