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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University of Iowa Press

For scholars and students, we publish literary studies (including Whitman studies), poetics, food studies, fan studies, regional history and culture, the craft of writing, and theatre studies. For general readers, we publish the winners of the Iowa Short Fiction Award, the John Simmons Short Fiction Award, and the Iowa Poetry Prize, as well as titles in literary nonfiction, the natural history of the Upper Midwest, and regional archaeology, history, and culture.

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
Memoir
Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Historical, Narrative Nonfiction, Nature/Environmental, Pop Culture, Regional
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University of Pittsburgh Press

The University of Pittsburgh Press is a scholarly publisher with distinguished books in several academic areas and in poetry and short fiction, as well as books about Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania for general readers, scholars, and students.

Genres Published Poetry Electronic Submissions? No Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Mar 1 - Apr 30 Formats Book Type Subgenre
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University of South Carolina Press

Publish works, mainly in the humanities and social sciences, and general interest titles, particularly those of importance to the state and region. Publish 2-3 poetry titles a year. Encourage creative nonfiction.

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

University of Tampa Press

Local and regional history; poetry; fantastic and supernatural works in Insistent Visions series; books about books.

Genres Published Poetry Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Formats
Paperback
Hardcover
Book Type
Chapbook
Poetry collections
Subgenre
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University of Utah Press

The University of Utah Press is an agency of the J. Willard Marriott Library of the University of Utah. In accordance with the mission of the University, the Press publishes and disseminates scholarly books in selected fields, as well as other printed and recorded materials of significance to Utah, the region, the country, and the world. The U of U Press is regarded for its anthropology, archaeology, Mormon studies, western history, and regional studies titles. The Press also awards prizes in poetry, anthropology of the American West, and environmental and American western history.

Genres Published
Poetry
Creative Nonfiction
Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? No Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Formats
Paperback
Hardcover
E-book
Book Type Essay collections Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Historical, Nature/Environmental, Regional
Small Press

University of Wisconsin Press

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Electronic Submissions? Yes Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 Formats Book Type Subgenre