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

The Lives You Touch Publications

We are a small press dedicated to the creation of finely crafted poetry
and prose chapbooks.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Electronic Submissions? No Simultaneous Submissions? No Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Formats Paperback Book Type
Chapbook
Short story collections
Essay collections
Poetry collections
Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Cross-genre, Flash Fiction, Formal, Graphic/Illustrated, Healing/Health, Humor, LGBT, Literary Fiction, Love, Narrative Nonfiction, Nature/Environmental, Prose Poetry, Regional, Religious/Spiritual, Serialized Fiction
Small Press

The National Poetry Review Press

TNPRP reads book submissions via the contest model, but we publish the winner as well as, typically, one or two runners-up. We are open to all styles but tend to favor concise, sound-rich writing.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Apr 1 - Dec 1 Formats Paperback Book Type
Short story collections
Essay collections
Subgenre Experimental, Feminist, Flash Fiction, Literary Fiction, Nature/Environmental, Prose Poetry
Small Press

The New Curiosity Shop

We publish short narrative non-fiction in a whole range of subjects. History, science, nature, current affairs, biography, music, literature - we're curious about it all. We're aiming to release non-fiction page turners to grab the imagination of our readers

We've been involved in online education for over 10 years and now we are bringing those editorial skills to epublishing.

Genres Published Creative Nonfiction Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Formats E-book Book Type
Chapbook
Essay collections
Subgenre Narrative Nonfiction
Small Press

The Post-Apollo Press

Simone Fattal founded The Post-Apollo Press in 1982, specializing in poetry, experimental writing and translation. Post-Apollo has published major American, European and Middle-Eastern poets and prose writers.

Genres Published Poetry Electronic Submissions? No Simultaneous Submissions? No Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Formats
Paperback
E-book
Book Type
Essay collections
Novel
Poetry collections
Subgenre Prose Poetry, Translation
Small Press

The Waywiser Press

Waywiser publishes literary works by new and established authors, and is also interested in restoring the reputations of writers overlooked or suffering undue neglect

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Mar 1 - Jul 1 Formats
Paperback
Hardcover
E-book
Book Type
Novella
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Memoir
Poetry collections
Subgenre Prose Poetry
Small Press

The Word Works

We look for a well integrated manuscript of carefully crafted poems. No subject, style, or form restrictions. Manuscripts are read blind by poet reader/judges who care about strong voice and original work.

Genres Published Poetry Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 15 - Jul 15 Formats Paperback Book Type Poetry collections Subgenre