River Otter Press, Inc.

Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction
Representative Authors: 

Seasoned and emerging voices welcome. Hugh Fox, Simon Perchik, Tim Stobierski, David Atkinson, and Luke Hawley have published with us.

Book Types: 
Chapbook, Novella, Novel, Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback, Hardcover
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 - Dec 31
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: 
1 to 5
Distributors: 
Amazon.com, Independent Bookstores
Editorial Focus: 

We publish flash fiction, poetry, and prose addressing global themes that haunt us all.

Tips From the Editor: 

Ah Tips: Please, literary writing only. Three chapters, a synopsis, and street address with electronic submissions only to: RiverOtterPress@gmail.com. Six months between submissions. No themes of romance, pornography, horror, or gratuitous drug use.

Contact Information
Diane Smith, Editor
PO Box 211664
City: 
St. Paul,
State: 
Minnesota
Zip / Postal Code: 
55121
Contact E-mail: 

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Last updated: June 4, 2014

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