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

Pen Name Publishing

We publish bold stories by bold voices.

Genres Published
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Feb 1 - Oct 31 Formats
Paperback
E-book
Audio
Book Type
Chapbook
Novella
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Memoir
Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Cross-genre, Feminist, Historical, Humor, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, LGBT, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Political, Pop Culture, War
Small Press

Pen-L Publishing

Are you looking for a good read? Fiction or nonfiction, our books will tickle the imagination and tantalize the mind. Our mission is to discover and promote new, talented authors. You'll find their finest work here.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Formats
Paperback
E-book
Book Type
Novella
Short story collections
Novel
Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Healing/Health, Historical, Humor, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Regional, Religious/Spiritual, Serialized Fiction, War
Small Press

Persea Books

PERSEA BOOKS is an independent, literary publishing house founded in 1975 by Michael Braziller and Karen Braziller, who still own and direct the company.

Over the past decades, Persea has produced hundreds of engaging and consequential books. The aim of the press is to publish works that endure by meeting high standards of literary merit and relevance. We have often taken on important books other publishers have overlooked, or have made significant discoveries and rediscoveries, whether of a single work or writer's entire oeuvre.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Formats
Paperback
Hardcover
E-book
Book Type
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Memoir
Poetry collections
Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nature/Environmental, Political, Translation
Small Press

Perugia Press

Perugia Press publishes the best new women poets in the country. Each year we produce one book, the winner of our annual contest. Our mission is to produce beautiful books that interest long-time readers of poetry and welcome those new to poetry.

Genres Published Poetry Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Aug 1 - Nov 15 Formats Paperback Book Type Poetry collections Subgenre
Small Press

Philistine Press

We are a non-profit publisher of free ebooks. We’re here to publish material that wouldn’t ordinarily be published by mainstream presses or accepted by the literary establishment. There are many adjectives we could use to describe ourselves – original, experimental, uncompromising – but the best way to understand Philistine Press is to read our work.

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

Plan B Press

Plan B Press encourages, captures, presents and preserves contemporary poetry by publishing and presenting emerging poets. A small independent publishing company that primarily produces high-quality, limited-run poetry chapbooks. We have also created two short fiction collections and four full-length books.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period May 1 - Nov 30 Formats Paperback Book Type
Chapbook
Poetry collections
Subgenre Cross-genre