Augury Books

Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Representative Authors: 

Maureen Alsop, Frances Justine Post, Halina Duraj, David Friedman

Book Types: 
Chapbook, Short story collections, Essay collections, Memoir, Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
Reading Period: 
May 1 - Jul 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Editorial Focus: 

About Us Augury Books is an independent press based in New York City. Committed to publishing innovative work from emerging and established writers, Augury Books seeks to reaffirm the diversity of the reading public. The editorial board is dedicated to fairness and quality of work.

Tips From the Editor: 

Please read our submissions guidelines carefully. When submitting outside of our Editors' Prize contest, please query us via an email inquiry only, rather than by sending a manuscript.

Contact Information
Kate Angus, Editor
305 East 12th Street #1
City: 
New York,
State: 
New York
Zip / Postal Code: 
10003
Contact E-mail: 

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Last updated: April 28, 2014

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Our Independent Publishing Issue features an in-depth interview with Graywolf Press editor Jeff Shotts; a look at the successful partnerships of eleven small-press authors and their editors; a profile of indie essayist Charles D'Ambrosio; Donald Hall recalls a golden age of American poetry; best-selling author Miranda Beverly-Whittemore on the rewards of self-promotion; advice for self-published authors; a conversation with Guernica publisher Lisa Lucas; and much more.

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