2Leaf Press

Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Subgenres:
Autobiography/Memoir, Historical, Prose Poetry, Literary Fiction, Translation
Representative Authors: 

Shirley Bradley LeFlore, Jesús Papoleto Meléndez, Tony Medina, Brandi Dawn Henderson, Abiodun Oyewole, Ana Rossetti, Sean Frederick Forbes, A. Robert Lee, Samuel Diaz Carrion, Not4Prophet, J.L. Torres, Adam Wier, Usha Akella, Claire Millikin, Dylcia Pagan, Lisa Sanchez Gonzalez, Vagabond Beaumont, Patrick Colm Hogan, Ezra E. Fitz, Julian Cola, Frederick D. Kakinami Cloyd.

Book Types: 
Novella, Short story collections, Essay collections, Novel, Memoir, Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback, Hardcover, E-book
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: 
11 to 20
Distributors: 
Ingram, 2LP Distribution Direct (2lpdd@2leafpress.org). Also available on online outlets, e.g., Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.
Editorial Focus: 

2Leaf Press is an imprint of the Intercultural Alliance of Artists & Scholars, Inc., a NY-based nonprofit organization that promotes multicultural literature and literacy.  2Leaf Press publishes grassroots writers who inject new blood into the contemporary literary scene. We have a growing reputation for producing quality work in a wide variety of genres by culturally diverse authors. The press focuses on literary fiction and cultural non-fiction, particularly works that have an edge to them, or are completely distinct from works published by most large commercial presses.

Tips From the Editor: 

2Leaf Press has had a closed submission process for quite sometime, yet writers keep sending us queries and manuscripts to a number of email addresses that they dig up on the internet, and as a result, submissions are all over the place. In an attempt to keep our sanity, as of March 1, 2014 we are now accepting submissions through our 2LP Submission form. We will no longer accept or review emailed submissions, nor will we be able to entertain queries from writers whether they should submit or not. Just fill out the form and as they say, let nature take its course. Depending on who you are and what your synopsis states, we may get back to you sooner rather than later but generally, our response time is in 3-6 months.

Contact Information
Gabrielle David, Publisher
PO Box 4378
Grand Central Station
PO Box 4378
City: 
New York,
State: 
New York
Zip / Postal Code: 
10163
Contact E-mail: 

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Last updated: May 12, 2014

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