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

Paper Nautilus

We have eclectic taste, but we want to feel something when we read your work: wonder, loss, longing, joy -- whatever -- that's up to you. We simply want the best work you have to give us, so we can then help you share it with the world.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Feb 15 - May 15 Formats Paperback Book Type Chapbook Subgenre
Small Press

Parallel Press

Parallel Press, an imprint of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries, publishes print and digital publications featuring new works of scholars, researchers, and poets. These publications represent an ongoing commitment by the Libraries to scholarly communication as a contribution to the Wisconsin Idea and in support of the outreach mission of the university.

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

Paris Press

Paris Press is a not-for-profit press publishing the work of women writers that has been neglected or misrepresented by the literary world. Paris Press values work that is daring in style and in its courage to speak truthfully about society, culture, and history.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Electronic Submissions? No Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Nov 1 - Feb 28 Formats Book Type Subgenre
Small Press

Parlor Press

We are especially interested in collections that use language to dramatize a singular vision of experience, a mastery of craft, a deep knowledge of poetic tradition, and a willingness to take risks. The series is oriented toward free verse, but we will happily consider other forms.

Genres Published Poetry Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? No Reading Period Mar 1 - Jun 30 Formats
Paperback
E-book
Book Type Poetry collections Subgenre Prose Poetry, Translation
Small Press

Participant Press

Genres Published Creative Nonfiction Electronic Submissions? No Simultaneous Submissions? No Reading Period Formats Paperback Book Type
Novella
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Subgenre Literary Fiction
Small Press

Passager Books

Passager Books is a part of Passager journal, devoted to promoting the work of older writers. Passager Books publishes a select number of books each year by writers who have been published in Passager journal. No unsolicited manuscripts. Its mission is to find a wider audience for our writers.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Electronic Submissions? No Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jun 1 - Oct 1 Formats Paperback Book Type
Chapbook
Memoir
Poetry collections
Subgenre