Poetry

June 23, 2016

Hohm Press: Now Accepting Book Queries

A small print publisher based out of Arizona, Hohm has been around for many years. They are a respected press that has published a number of well known authors. The publish a wide variety of genres, including poetry, non-fiction, and children’s books. They generally focus on eastern religion and spirituality. They are not interested in…

June 2, 2016

Speaking Volumes: Now Seeking Book Queries

Speaking Volumes is an independent publisher based out of Naples, Florida. They started out just publishing Audio books, but now they also publish eBooks and paperbacks. At their About Us page, you can learn more about the company and the current staff. Their books are widely available and they publish a number of established authors….

January 18, 2016

52 Poetry Manuscript Publishers Who Do Not Charge Reading Fees

Updated January 2017 I have written before about the fact that most poetry manuscript publishers charge their readers to submit. You can read about that here if you want to know more. This article focuses on a number of poetry manuscript publishers who do not charge submission fees to writers, which is good news for…

November 19, 2015

Platypus Press: Submission Guidelines

Updated February 14th 2017 Platypus Press is a publisher of prose and poetry. They are a new publisher based out of the UK. Although now that they have been around two years they have established a track record and published a total of 13 books, most with excellent covers. They are open to a wide…

October 2, 2014

Measure: Open To Manuscript Submissions

Measure Press is a small press that publishes poetry, criticism, and poetry instruction as well as a semi-annual literary journal that focuses exclusively on publishing formal poetry. Their poetry journal, Measure, has been around since 2005. It has become an established and respected publisher of formal poetry. Measure Press is run by editors Rob Griffith…

August 28, 2014

Wiseblood: Open To Query Letters

Wiseblood is a small independent literary book publisher. They publish a wide range of literary  work including short story collections, novels, novellas, literary nonfiction, poetry, and, on occasion, critical or essay works. They are a Christian publisher that is deeply influenced by Flannery O’Connor’s work. Because of this not all of the work they publish…

August 14, 2014

solid objects: Accepting Book Manuscript Submissions

solid objects is a publisher of fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction based out of New York. They were founded in 2010, spince then they have published 9 books. Many are full length poetry publications but there are also three novellas and a play among the works that they have published. They are definitely a press…

July 31, 2014

Persea Books: Accepting Book Manuscript Queries

Updated July 6th 2016 Persea Books is an independent book publisher based out of New York that was established in the 1970s. Since then they have gained a reputation for publishing thoughtful books in a variety of literary genres. They have an extensive catalog and fairly good distribution. You can often find their books in…

July 24, 2014

8th House Publishing: Accepting Book Submissions

8th House Publishing is a newer publisher based out of Montreal and New York. They publish poetry, novels with a literary bent, and non-fiction. They have published over 10 books at this point in time, and seem to put a fair amount of effort into promoting their author’s work through launches, readings, and links to…

May 15, 2014

Finishing Line Press: Accepting Manuscripts

Finishing Line Press is a publisher of poetry chapbooks (a chapbook is a small book, generally of poetry, generally containing between 15-30 pages of writing). Finishing line Press runs a number of contests every year and are open year long to non-contest submissions. Finishing Line Press has been around since 1998 and many of it’s…

January 16, 2014

Rust + Moth: Accepting Chapbooks

Rust + Moth is a literary journal that has been publishing some excellent artwork, poems, and short fiction in print and electronic editions since 2008. They are currently open to short fiction and poetry submissions for the journal. Visit their website if you want more information about that. However, this review is instead focusing on…

October 31, 2013

All Things That Matter Press: Seeking Book Manuscripts

All Things That Matter Press is a small publishing company that prints their books on demand. They pay their authors royalties. They primarily publish self help books, books that focus on personal or societal growth, or novels that have a similar message.  They are pretty much open to diverse genres, and have published poetry, science…

October 10, 2013

Absey & Company (Book Publisher): Open To Submissions

Absey & Company is currently looking for full length manuscripts to publish. Absey & Company has published many award winning books in the last decade. They are an established small press that publishes full length works of poetry and prose. They are a print publisher that has yet to venture into e-books. They publish work…

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