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

Red Hen Press

Red Hen Press is committed to publishing works of literary excellence, supporting diversity, and promoting literacy in our local schools. We seek a community of readers and writers who are actively engaged in the essential human practice known as literature.

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

Red Mountain Press

We seek evocative poetry that addresses contemporary life and has lasting value. Our books represent the point of view of the authors and are beautiful objects themselves. The authors retain full rights to their work. Every book we publish is an editorial collaboration. We use papers and printers that are low impact and resource conserving.

We have awarded the 2014 Poetry Prize to Gregory Lawless for Î've Seen Thee Far Away. 

Genres Published
Poetry
Creative Nonfiction
Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Formats
Paperback
Hardcover
Audio
Book Type
Memoir
Poetry collections
Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Nature/Environmental
Small Press

RED OCHRE PRESS

RED OCHRE PRESS publishes RED OCHRE LiT and BLACK&WHITE quarterly.

We also present a number of special publications throughout the year, including ROLiT NEWS, our newsletter, as well as relief-aid projects (e.g. the CATEGORY 2 series), themed collections, chapbooks, anthologies, etc. We typically showcase the work of experienced authors, however, emerging writers are encourage to submit their works. All our works are printed.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Formats Paperback Book Type Chapbook Subgenre
Small Press

Red Paint Hill Publishing

Red Paint Hill publishes books that are emotionally honest, gritty, and whose writers write from their gut. We want writers that are unafraid, we want the characters that live on the edge of society's vision, and we want imagery that is unexpected, concrete and eye-opening.

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

RedBone Press

RedBone Press publishes quality work celebrating the cultures of black lesbians and gay men, and work that further promotes understanding between black gays and lesbians and the mainstream.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Electronic Submissions? No Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Formats Paperback Book Type
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Poetry collections
Subgenre
Small Press

River City Publishing

"Like the nearby Alabama River that flows through the heart of the South, literature sustains us, transports us outside of ourselves, and brings us home. River City Publishing, a literary press located in Montgomery, Alabama, is dedicated to discovering the books that do just that."

---Carolyn Newman, Publisher

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Electronic Submissions? No Simultaneous Submissions? No Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Formats
Paperback
Hardcover
Book Type
Novella
Short story collections
Novel
Memoir
Poetry collections
Subgenre Historical, Narrative Nonfiction