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
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Ashland Poetry Press

The mission of the Ashland Poetry Press is to help top-rate poets in mid-career break through to first or second book publication, and to help mature poets define the best accomplishments of their writing careers through the publication of volumes of selected works.

Genres Published Poetry Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Apr 30 Formats Paperback Book Type Poetry collections Subgenre
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Atomic Quill Press

Atomic Quill Press is a proud participant in the vibrant cultural environment of Detroit, Michigan. We strive to produce books and publications that reflect the ethos of the city - bracingly straightforward, diverse and a bit cheeky. 

Genres Published
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Electronic Submissions? No Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period May 1 - Aug 1 Formats Book Type Subgenre
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Atticus Books

Atticus Books is a genre-busting literary press based in the New York City metropolitan area. Our purpose on earth is to help lead independent publishing into a new era of book and content creation. Our work is inspired by the tradition of offbeat literary dynamos such as New Directions, Grove, and Black Sparrow Press.

Genres Published Fiction Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jun 1 - Sep 1 Formats
Paperback
E-book
Audio
Book Type
Novella
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Subgenre Commercial Fiction, Cross-genre, Experimental, Flash Fiction, Literary Fiction
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Augury Books

About Us Augury Books is an independent press based in New York City. Committed to publishing innovative work from emerging and established writers, Augury Books seeks to reaffirm the diversity of the reading public. The editorial board is dedicated to fairness and quality of work.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period May 1 - Jul 31 Formats Paperback Book Type
Chapbook
Short story collections
Essay collections
Memoir
Poetry collections
Subgenre
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Autumn House Press

Autumn House is a 501c3 (nonprofit) corporation which has the mission of publishing poetry and other fine literature. In the belief that a book is not only a readable text but also an object of art, the press is dedicated to producing beautifully designed, well-manufactured books on acid-free paper, as well as electronic texts of comparable quality. To these ends, the press will seek out the best possible book designers, illustrators, poets, writers, and editors.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Formats Book Type Subgenre
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Backbone Press

Our goal is to publish and support writers of color.

Genres Published Poetry Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Feb 1 - Apr 30 Formats Paperback Book Type Chapbook Subgenre