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

Caketrain

Caketrain is a literary journal and press based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Our interest is in bringing readers the very best in contemporary creative writing. Please visit our website to learn more.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period May 1 - Oct 1 Formats
Paperback
E-book
Book Type
Chapbook
Novella
Short story collections
Poetry collections
Subgenre
Small Press

Calypso Editions

Calypso Editions is an artist-run, cooperative press dedicated to publishing quality literary books of poetry and fiction with a global perspective. We believe that literature is essential to building an international community of readers and writers, and that books can serve as a physical artifact of beauty and wonder in a world of digital saturation. 

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

CALYX Books

CALYX Books publishes fine art & literature by women. Currently we are backlogged with manuscripts and are not open to new unsolicited book manuscripts until further notice.

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

Canarium Books

Established in 2008 and sponsored in part by the Helen Zell Writers' Program at the University of Michigan, Canarium Books is an independent press dedicated to publishing poetry by established and emerging authors from the United States and abroad.

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

Carolina Wren Press

Our mission has always been to publish underrepresented writers: women, people of color, people with disabilities, as well as experimental writers. We like work that challenges stereotypes and is innovative but still well-crafted.

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

CavanKerry Press

CKP seeks materials from the broadest range of writers, including people of color and people with disabilities. We are partial to the writer whose distinct voice is emotionally accessible and daring. We discourage victim-ridden, pedagogic, politically preachy or sentimental material. CKP does not publish self-help, how-to, romance or sci-fi. Submission dates change yearly; see www.cavankerrypress.org.

Genres Published Poetry Electronic Submissions? No Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Jan 31 Formats Book Type Subgenre