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
Small Press

Hadley Rille Books

We prefer novels with strong character development, strong female protagonists who grow in their roles. Our main focuses are epic fantasy, archaeological/historical , and science fiction. We focus mainly on novels, but we also publish a few anthologies.

Genres Published Fiction Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Formats
Paperback
Hardcover
E-book
Book Type
Novella
Short story collections
Novel
Subgenre Commercial Fiction, Historical
Small Press

Hanging Loose Press

Energetic new writing.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Electronic Submissions? No Simultaneous Submissions? No Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Formats Book Type Subgenre
Small Press

Harken Media

Harken Media enables voices of new artists with unique perspectives on compelling themes. We bring art to the world in digital, print, audio, and multimedia.

Genres Published Fiction Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Formats
Paperback
Hardcover
E-book
Audio
Book Type
Novella
Novel
Subgenre Commercial Fiction, Cross-genre, Historical, Humor, LGBT, Literary Fiction
Small Press

Harvard Square Editions

Harvard Square Editions is looking for literary fiction with an environmental or social message. Its mission is to publish fiction that transcends national boundaries, especially manuscripts that are international, political, literary, sci-fi, cli-fi, fantasy, utopia and distopia. We appreciate aesthetic value and constructive social or political content, especially manuscripts related to climate change, deforestation, and conservation.

Genres Published
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Formats
Paperback
E-book
Book Type
Novella
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Memoir
Subgenre
Small Press

Hawkins Publishing Group

Mission:
"To publish quality works that explore innovative and creative writing techniques of diverse aspiring writers of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry."

Hawkins Publishing Group is an independent press publishing books across a variety of genres with content delivery in traditional print and e-books.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Apr 1 - Sep 1 Formats
Paperback
Hardcover
E-book
Book Type
Novella
Short story collections
Novel
Memoir
Poetry collections
Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Cross-genre, Historical, LGBT, Love, Prose Poetry, Serialized Fiction
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Hawthorne Books

Hawthorne Books publishes literary fiction and narrative nonfiction. No genre fiction or academic nonfiction.
Genres Published
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Formats Book Type Subgenre

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Eleven small-press authors and their publishing partners discuss the independent approach—and all the passion, commitment, and love that comes with it—to bringing books into the world.

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Graywolf Press executive editor Jeff Shotts discusses the power of patience in publishing, editing as an act of empathy, and why it’s an exciting time to be a poet.

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