At some point every writer must turn her attention from the art of creating to the business of selling. And while many authors would like to avoid the industry altogether, a basic understanding of it—from the top five houses to the independents—is an unavoidable necessity.
Approximately two hundred editors, writers, and readers of small literary magazines published in the Bay Area gathered at the Black Box, a trendy Oakland theater art gallery on Sunday, November 18, for the Small Press Soiree. Dulcey Antonucci, the editor of Area i, a literary magazine that takes its name from the parking designation for residents of downtown Berkeley, collaborated with local editors to plan the evening in an effort to introduce the audience to new publications.
The Kansas City, Missouri–based independent press approaches its fiftieth anniversary with plans to launch a chapbook competition in 2020.
Five editors of independent presses specializing in translation discuss how they find new work from around the world, the challenges they face as publishers, and the future of literary translation.
50 magazines and 5 small presses accepting submissions with no reading fees.
A fiction press for first-time authors.
A Missouri-based publisher of poetry and fiction allows authors more creative control over their books.
Three debut authors compare notes about everything from working with an editor to choosing a cover.
A small press based in Austin, Texas, and Des Moines offers a new model for submissions.
Small Press Points highlights the innovation and can-do spirit of independent presses. This issue features the Hilo, Hawai’i–based Saddle Road Press.