Small Presses

Whether you're pursuing the publication of your first book or your fifth, use our Small Presses database to research publisher interests, contact information, and submission guidelines.

Small Press Genres Published Electronic Submissions? Simultaneous Submissions? Reading Period Formats Book Type Subgenre
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Dalkey Archive Press

Dalkey Archive Press is a nonprofit organization whose mission is the preservation of literary works of art through publication. We primarily publish literary fiction, rarely poetry or non-fiction, and place a heavy emphasis upon fiction that belongs to the experimental tradition of Sterne, Joyce, Rabelais, Flann O’Brien, Beckett, Gertrude Stein, and Djuna Barnes.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Formats
Paperback
Hardcover
E-book
Audio
Book Type Subgenre Experimental, Literary Fiction
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Deerbrook Editions

Deerbrook Editions strives to advocate for authors and artists by publishing their work in well designed trade books and promoting it through marketing and publicity. We also aim to connect authors with a wider audience through readings, workshops, and publications, and demonstrate the power of literature while encouraging reading and thereby advancing literacy. See our Website for more information.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Formats Paperback Book Type
Short story collections
Poetry collections
Subgenre
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Del Sol Press

Del Sol Press seeks to publish exceptional work by both new and recognized writers, as well as republish literary works that we consider extremely significant and that have gone out of print. Our approach is eclectic, but our emphasis is on original, unique, and accessible work WITH AN EDGE.
Genres Published
Poetry
Creative Nonfiction
Fiction
Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? No Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Formats Book Type Subgenre
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Diasporic Africa Press, Inc.

Our mission is to publish works that further scholarship and quality education throughout Africa and the world. We publish books that are accessible to readers, contribute to knowledge about the African world, and built on research and reflection. More broadly, we consider works that engage important matters in the areas of African and African diasporic history and culture, providing a literature which promotes inquiry and substantive discussion.

Genres Published Creative Nonfiction Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? No Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Formats
Paperback
Hardcover
E-book
Book Type
Essay collections
Memoir
Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Historical, Narrative Nonfiction, Translation
Small Press

Diversion Press, Inc.

Diversion Press is a small press. We seek academic non-fiction, slice of life, how-to, history, and other non-fiction works. We also publish a poetry anthology and sponsor a poetry contest.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? No Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Formats Paperback Book Type Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Historical, Humor, Micro-poetry, Narrative Nonfiction, Prose Poetry, Regional
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Divertir Publishing

Divertir Publishing is an independent publisher located in Salem, NH. Our goal is to provide interesting and entertaining books to the world, as well as to offer new and exciting voices in the writing community the opportunity to publish their work. We seek to combine the knowledge of the established publishing houses with a unique understanding of the desires of the modern market.

Genres Published
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Formats
Paperback
E-book
Book Type
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Subgenre Commercial Fiction, Cross-genre, Historical, Humor, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nature/Environmental, Political, Serialized Fiction

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