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

Saddle Road Press

We are interested in poetry, literary fiction, and creative non-fiction, with a special interest in the Pacific region.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Electronic Submissions? No Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Nov 15 - Feb 15 Formats
Paperback
E-book
Book Type
Chapbook
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Memoir
Poetry collections
Subgenre
Small Press

Sarabande Books, Inc.

The overall mission of our press is encapsulated in the name “Sarabande”--that is, “stylistic sophistication with a wild underside.”

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Feb 15 Formats
Paperback
E-book
Book Type
Chapbook
Novella
Short story collections
Essay collections
Poetry collections
Subgenre
Small Press

Saturnalia Books

Our mission is to publish literary works, primarily poetry, of high merit, by new and established writers; to encourage collaboration and communication between poets and visual artists, and to encourage the publication of literature of a non-commercial and challenging nature.

Genres Published Poetry Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Feb 15 - Apr 1 Formats
Paperback
E-book
Book Type Poetry collections Subgenre
Small Press

Serving House Books

Serving House Books is an imprint dedicated to selecting memorable poetry, fiction, and essays from throughout the world. Most of our authors already have significant publishing histories, winning many grants and awards. At the same time, we take pride in introducing new writers at the start of careers that will be equally successful.

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

Seven Stories Press

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Electronic Submissions? No Simultaneous Submissions? No Reading Period May 1 - Sep 1 Formats
Paperback
Hardcover
E-book
Book Type Subgenre Narrative Nonfiction, Nature/Environmental, Political
Small Press

Shabda Press

Shabda Press publishes a few books of poetry a year in print. Shabda Press also publishes in eBook and audio formats. Our goal is to produce beautiful, high quality, well-designed poetry books. With that goal in mind and with our limited resources, we put our full attention into designing and publishing a few exquisite books of poetry each year.

We invite submissions of full-length poetry manuscripts from 50 to 100 pages.

Genres Published Poetry Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jun 1 - Aug 1 Formats
Paperback
E-book
Audio
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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