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

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

Savant Books and Publications

Savant Books and Publications seeks previously-unpublished literary works of enduring value with a twist that expand and transform English readers' point-of-view throughout the world. Special interest areas include:

* FICTION ("novels" - all genres, but especially historical or historically correct novels, and novels based on author experience)

* NON-FICTION (memoirs; academic theses and dissertations of note rewritten for the general public; single-author textbooks and workbooks, especially those involving or invoking transformational learning)

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Formats
Paperback
Hardcover
E-book
Audio
Book Type
Novella
Short story collections
Novel
Memoir
Poetry collections
Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Cross-genre, Feminist, Healing/Health, Historical, Humor, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Literary Fiction, Love, Narrative Nonfiction
Small Press

Scout Publishing LLC

Scout Publishing LLC, founded in 2013, is an independent publishing house established for readers, booksellers, and authors seeking books on gender, sexuality and identity.

Genres Published Creative Nonfiction Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Formats
Paperback
E-book
Book Type Memoir Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir
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