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

Jacar Press

Jacar Press is a Community Active press publishing a variety of styles of poetry.   Part of the proceeds from all our publications will go to support other community needs, from writing workshops to shelters.

Genres Published Poetry Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Aug 15 - Nov 30 Formats
Paperback
E-book
Book Type
Chapbook
Poetry collections
Subgenre Cross-genre, Experimental, Feminist, Formal, Humor, Love, Nature/Environmental, Political, Prose Poetry, Religious/Spiritual, Translation, War
Small Press

Jaded Ibis Press

Jaded Ibis Press publishes innovative (experimental, avant-garde, hybrid, cross genre, multimedia) works of literature. We research and publish narratives that represent a continuum of literary history and the future of narrative arts, including interactive, multimedia and experiential narratives. Our intent is to facilitate the convergence of diverse media and art forms with technology, and give wide exposure to literary, visual and musical artists of exceptional talent.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Sep 1 - Dec 30 Formats
Paperback
E-book
Book Type
Novella
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Memoir
Poetry collections
Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Cross-genre, Erotica, Experimental, Feminist, Graphic/Illustrated, LGBT, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nature/Environmental, Pop Culture, Prose Poetry
Small Press

JEF Books/Journal of Experimental Fiction

We publish the foremost in innovative fiction.

Genres Published Fiction Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? No Reading Period May 1 - Jul 31 Formats
Paperback
Hardcover
Audio
Book Type
Novella
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Subgenre Experimental, Literary Fiction
Small Press

Jolly Fish Press

FICTION GENRES WE ACCEPT
Literary fiction, fantasy, sci-fi, mystery, suspense, horror, thriller, children's literature, YA, trade fiction.
NON-FICTION GENRES WE ACCEPT
Motivational, self-help, biography, autobiography, memoir, recipe books, research.
GENRES WE DO NOT ACCEPT
Children's picture books, novellas, do-it-yourself, gift books, religious, erotica.

Genres Published
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Formats
Paperback
Hardcover
E-book
Book Type
Novel
Memoir
Subgenre

Current Issue

Cover Story 

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.

Let's Just Do This: Eleven Small-Press Authors and their Publishing Partners

by Kevin Larimer

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

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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Agents & Editors: Jeff Shotts

by Michael Szczerban

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

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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Finding Gems in Lost & Found

by Rebecca Bates

News and Trends

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

The Center for Humanities at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City is making the ephemeral more tangible through its Lost & Found chapbook series.

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