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Poetry Book Publishers

Acorn Press

Acorn Press publishes books that reflect the culture and indigenous knowledge of Prince Edward Island. The books are primarily about Prince Edward Island and/or written by Prince Edward Islanders, and include fiction, non-fiction, children’s literature, and poetry.
Charlottetown, PE   CA

Agincourt Press

Agincourt Press aims to publish books that recognize the incipient nature of any meaningful and productive thought.
Chatham, NY   US

Aldrich Publishing

Aldrich Publishing is a chapbook company that accepts free verse poetry. Unsolicited manuscripts are welcome year round. Authors are expected to be widely published in magazines and journals.
Torrance, CA   US

Allen & Unwin

Allen & Unwin is Australia's leading independent publisher, producing approximately 250 new titles each year including literary and commercial fiction, a broad range of general non fiction, academic and professional titles and books for children and young adults. Imprints include Allen & Unwin, Arena, Crows Nest and Inspired Living (MBS).
Crows Nest, NSW   AU

Antrim House

Antrim House publishes poetry by emerging and established authors
as well as memoirs and photo essays.
Simsbury, CT   US

Anvil Press

Anvil Press is a literary publisher interested in contemporary, progressive literature in all genres.
Vancouver, BC   CA

Aquarius Press/Willow Books

The mission of Willow Books is to develop, publish and promote writers typically underrepresented in the literary field. An independent press with a woman of color at its helm, Aquarius Press/Willow Books is recognized as an industry leader for its commitment to artistic development.
Detroit, MI   US

Ara Pacis Publishers

Ara Pacis publishes contemporary poetry, short fiction collections, novels, anthologies, memoirs, reprints of forgotten modern classics, essays and criticism, travel chronicles and guide books, as well as writing on social and cultural issues from a philosophic perspective.
Des Plaines, IL   US

Arcade Publishing

Arcade Publishing is an independent trade publishing company that started in 1988 in New York, USA. They are publishers of American and world fiction and non-fiction.
New York, NY   US

Arktoi Books

An imprint of Red Hen Press, Eloise Klein Healy established Arktoi Books to publish literary works of high quality by lesbian writers.
Pasadena, CA   US

Arsenal Pulp Press

Arsenal Pulp Press is a book publisher in Vancouver, Canada with over 200 titles currently in print, which include literary fiction and nonfiction; cultural and gender studies; gay, lesbian, and multicultural literature; cookbooks; and guidebooks.
Vancouver, BC   CA

Aukland University Press

The leading scholarly publisher in New Zealand, publishing Maori studies, New Zealand history and biography, and is the country's major publisher of new poetry.
Auckland,   NZ

Avocet Press Inc

Avocet Press is a small independent publisher of fine fiction and poetry
Pearl River, NY   US

Bamboo Ridge Press

Bamboo Ridge Press is the oldest and longest-running independent literary press in the state and one of the oldest continuously publishing small presses in the nation. Bamboo Ridge was founded in 1978 to foster the appreciation, understanding, and creation of literary, visual, or performing arts by, for, or about the people of Hawai’i. It is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization funded by book sales and individual donors and supplemented in part by government and private foundation grants.
Honolulu, HI   US

Banff Centre Press

The Banff Centre Press is uniquely positioned to publish the great wealth and diversity of content written at and commissioned by The Banff Centre, the world's largest arts and creativity incubator.
Banff, AB   CA

Baskerville Publishers Inc.

Baskerville Publishers, Inc. publishes books of unusual interest for lovers of serious music and the humanities.
Fort Worth, TX   US

Bauhan Publishing

An independent publisher with a focus on New England regional books in the areas of history, art, nature studies, and poetry, as well as venturing into thoughtful books that explore sustainability of both the earth and the spirit.
Peterborough, NH   US

Biblioasis

Biblioasis is a literary press based in Windsor, Ontario, committed to publishing the best poetry, fiction and non-fiction in beautifully crafted editions.
Windsor, ON   CA

BkMk Books

During its first four years, BkMk Press published only chapbooks. In 1975, BkMk Press published its first full-length poetry collection, Kansas City Outloud, an anthology of Kansas City-area writers with an introduction by John Ciardi. Since then, the press has concentrated on full-length collections of poetry, short fiction, and creative essays. Today, the press publishes four to six titles a year and has over 80 titles in print. The press has published writers from all over the United States and abroad, but it has also published many writers from Kansas City and the Midwest.
Kansas City, MO   US

Black Moss Press

Since it was founded in 1969, Black Moss Press has built a national reputation for its contribution to Canadian literature. Black Moss has published more than 400 first editions and introduced more than 100 new authors to the Canadian literary scene.
Windsor, ON   CA

Blue Dolphin Publishing

Books and tapes on comparative cultural and spiritual traditions, psychology, self-help, healing, ecology, interspecies relationships, and increasing social awareness and conscious evolution.
Nevada City, CA   US

BOA Editions Ltd

A not-for-profit publisher of poetry, short stories and other literary works, fosters readership and appreciation of contemporary literature.
Rochester, NY   US

Boaz Publishing

Boaz Publishing Company publishes fiction, poetry, and general non-fiction for sale through the book trade to general interest readers.
Albany, CA   US

Book Thug

BookThug seeks to publish innovative books of poetry, prose and creative criticism that extend the tradition of experimental literature. All manuscripts are evaluated for their artistic merit and their ability to continue the ‘conversation’ about experimental literature. In other words, every manuscript must display an awareness of the intellectual and artistic tradition which preceded it, while then stretching the concepts further, responding to today’s philosophical, scientific, political, and aesthetic environment.
Toronto, ON   CA

Brandylane Publishers

Brandylane is a small, independent press, founded in 1985, that publishes fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and children’s books.
Richmond, VA   US

Breakwater Books

Breakwater Books Ltd. was founded in 1973. Initially, its sole purpose was to publish materials that preserved the unique culture of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Maritime provinces. In recent years, Breakwater has successfully begun publishing cutting edge literature in all genres, including children’s books, literary and commercial fiction, educational curricula, non-fiction, and poetry, while at the same time continuing to support its culturally significant backlist titles.
St. John’s, NL   CA

Brick Books

Brick Books is one of a handful of publishing companies in Canada that exclusively publishes poetry. Founded in 1975 in London, Ontario by Stan Dragland and Don McKay, the press continues its dedication to fostering interesting, ambitious and compelling work by both new and established poets. Brick Books has published well-known Canadian writers like Michael Ondaatje, Dennis Lee, Robert Kroetsch and P.K. Page, as well as many emerging writers such as Kenneth Radu, Karen Connelly, and J.A. Hamilton.
London, ON   CA

Broadside Lotus Press

Broadside Press is the oldest African American publisher of African American poetry in the United States. It was founded by Dudley Randall in 1965.
Detroit, MI   US

Broken Jaw Press

Located east of the centre of Canada and left of the mainstream, we specialize in highly contemporary writing by poets, writers, translators and artists who take risks and take the responsibility for doing something different.
Fredericton, NB   CA

Brucedale Press

Since 1994, The Brucedale Press has published words from here - the Queen's Bush and Bruce Peninsula in Ontario, Canada - that offer good reading anywhere. The Brucedale Press is a division of BROAD HORIZONS BOOKS Bruce County's most experienced bookseller, with headquarters in Port Elgin, Ontario. Our fine books present the area as seen by talented writers, artists, and photographers.
Port Elgin, ON   CA

Burgoyne & Burgoyne Publishers

Burgoyne and Burgoyne, Publishers is a small, independent publishing house, committed to publishing its own art (illustrated) and nature (photography) books.
Salt Lake City, UT   US

Burning Shore Press

Established in 2005, Burning Shore Press is a publisher of serious "underground" literature and is based in Long Beach, California.
Long Beach, CA   US

Cape Breton University Press

The current mandate of CBU Press is to publish Atlantic Canada literature, with a primary focus on Cape Breton Island, and works of a broader academic nature. CBU Press fulfills a critical role within the community through the development, encouragement, dissemination and promotion of literature and scholarship in local, regional, national and international markets.
Sydney, NS   CA

Carolina Wren Press

Carolina Wren Press is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to publish quality fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and children’s literature, especially by writers historically neglected by mainstream publishing.
Durham, NC   US

Catilin Press

Caitlin Press publishes culturally significant books, including fiction, non-fiction (both historical and creative), and poetry. Occasionally we will produce a children’s or young adult title. In addition to its regional mandate Caitlin Press will honour its original roots by actively seeking, promoting and publishing work by and about BC women.
Halfmoon Bay, BC   CA

Cedar Creek Publishing

Cedar Creek Publishing is a Virginia publisher of books by exceptional Virginia authors. Cedar Creek currently publishes anthologies, art, children's books, general fiction, poetry and regional history titles.
Bremo Bluff, VA   US

Celtic Cat Publishing

Celtic Cat Publishing is an award-winning independent publisher founded in 1995. The publishing philosophy of Celtic Cat Publishing is to support new and established literary talent through original publications.
Knoxville, TN   US

Cinco Puntos Press

Independent book publisher: featuring fine multicultural literature for adults, young adults and children.
El Paso, TX   US

City Lights Publishers

A bookstore-publishing combination located in San Francisco that publishes between ten to twelve books per year.
San Francisco, CA   US

Coach House Books

Coach House Books is an independent Canadian publisher of poetry, fiction, drama & nonfiction.
Toronto, ON   CA

Codhill Press

Literary publisher offering books of spiritual, literary, and poetic thought.
New Paltz, NY   US

Coffee House Press

Coffee House Press is an award-winning, nonprofit literary publisher in Minneapolis. We produce books that present the dreams and ambitions of people who have been underrepresented in published literature, books that shape our national consciousness while strengthening a larger sense of community.
Minneapolis, MN   US

Conundrum Press

Conundrum Press publishes fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction, focusing primarily on authors who live in the Rocky Mountain region.
Golden, CO   US

Cormorant Books

Cormorant Books is committed to publishing the best new work in the area of literary fiction and creative non-fiction for the adult market.
Toronto, ON   CA

Counterpoint Press

We are an author-driven publishing house that devotes all energy to the fresh, cutting-edge, and literary voices of our authors. Counterpoint publishes fiction, literature, and poetry in addition to nonfiction, including history, memoir, biography, and nature.
Berkeley, CA   US

Dalton Publishing

Dalton Publishing is an independent publisher based in Austin, Texas. We once specialized in poetry and contemporary literature, but are presently reorganizing to become a profitable entity.
Austin, TX   US

Daniel & Daniel Publishers Inc

Publishes under three different imprints: John Daniel & Company, Fithian Press, and Perseverance Press.
Mckinleyville, CA   US

David R Godine

David R. Godine, Inc., is a small publishing house located in Boston, Massachusetts, producing between twenty and thirty titles per year and maintaining an active reprint program. The company is independent (a rarity these days) and its list tends to reflect the individual tastes and interests of its president and founder, David Godine.
Boston, MA   US

Dundurn Press

Since 1972, Dundurn Press and its associated imprints have published more than 2000 titles, of which 1700 are still in print. Dundurn publishes about ninety to one hundred new titles per year and is now one of the largest publishers of adult and young adult fiction and non-fiction in Canada.
Toronto, ON   CA

ECW Press

ECW Press has published close to 1,000 books that are distributed throughout the English-speaking world and translated into dozens of languages. In the next year we’ll release 50 new titles and will continue to support and promote a vibrant backlist that includes poetry and fiction, pop-culture and political analysis, sports books, biography, and travel guides.
Toronto, ON   CA

Ekstasis Editions

Ekstasis Editions is a Canadian literary publisher, with emphasis on poetry, fiction and criticism. Originally, Ekstasis published almost exclusively poetry, but it has diversified and branched out into related forms such as literary fiction, metaphysics, theatre and most recently Children’s and Young Adult books under the Cherubim Books imprint.
Victoria, BC   CA

Elixir Press

Elixir Press was founded in Minneapolis in 2000 by poet and editor, Dana Curtis. In 2004, Elixir moved to Denver. Elixir specialize in publishing poetry and literary fiction. We hold two poetry contests for full-length books every year and a fiction contest for a full-length book every two years.
Denver , CO   US

Etruscan Press

Housed at Wilkes University and partnering with Youngstown State University, Etruscan is a non-profit literary press working to produce and promote books that nurture the dialogue among genres, cultures, and voices.
Etruscan publishes books of poems, novels, short stories, creative non-fiction, criticism, translation, and anthologies.
Wilkes Barre, PA   US

Faber & Faber

Founded in 1929 by Geoffrey Faber, Faber and Faber remains one of the UK’s leading independent publishing houses. Faber publishes fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books alongside its garlanded lists of poetry, drama, music and film.
London,   UK

Farrar Straus and Giroux

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (FSG) is an American book publishing company, founded in 1946 by Roger W. Straus, Jr. and John C. Farrar. The firm is renowned for its international list of literary fiction, nonfiction, poetry and children's books.
New York, NY   US

Fernwood Publishing

Fernwood Publishing produces critical non-fiction that inform, enlighten and challenge readers. As a book publisher, our goals are not merely economic, but also political. In confronting issues of race, class, gender and sexuality in the books that we publish, it is our hope that we can be part of the process of change. We also aim to provide authentic opportunities to first time authors and to groups who are often silent or silenced in today’s media. We are not afraid to take risks in this regard and, because of our confidence in the quality of the work we choose to publish, many of our first time authors remain with us throughout their publishing career.
Black Point, NS   CA

Fitzhenry & Whiteside

Fitzhenry & Whiteside encourages new talent and Canadian authors and illustrators. The firm specializes in history, biography, childrens’ fiction and non-fiction, young adult and mid-level readers, e-books, poetry, sports, reference, photographic titles, cookbooks, travel, and lifestyle books.
Markham, ON   CA

Floating Word Press

Floating Word Press, LLC, is an independent publishing company founded in 2006 by talented and committed individuals. We share a dedication to high standards and a willingness to embrace contemporary topics. Our goal is to publish quality genre fiction and non-fiction that “floats on the edge”. We are located in Portland, Oregon.
Portland, OR   US

Freehand Books

Freehand Books was established in 2007 as the literary imprint of the academic publisher Broadview Press with a very simple mandate: to publish excellent Canadian literature. Our list is an aesthetically diverse, award-winning collection of fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction by both established authors and exciting new voices. We pride ourselves on our careful attention to detail throughout the editorial process, the high production quality and innovative design of our titles, and our creativity in the marketing and promotion of each book.
Calgary, AB   CA

Frontenac House

Located in downtown Calgary, Frontenac House is a small literary press on the lookout for bold new work. Frontenac's mandate is to publish as wide a range of poetic expression, from as varied and diverse a group of poets, as we can find. Primarily a poetry press, Frontenac also publishes books of literary fiction, art and design, biography and children's literature.
Calgary, AB   CA

Goose Lane Editions

Established in 1954, Goose Lane Editions is a literary press with a particular interest in contemporary fiction and poetry, as well as high profile non-fiction, including history, biography, Canadiana and fine art books.
Fredericton, NB   CA

Graywolf Press

A small literary press publishing poetry, literary fiction, memoirs, gay and lesbian literature, short stories, essays and literary criticism.
Minneapolis, MN   US

Green Integer

Essays, Manifestos, Statements, Speeches, Maxims, Epistles, Diaristic Jottings, Narratives, Natural histories, Poems, Plays, Performances, Ramblings, Revelations, and all such ephemera as may appear necessary to bring society into a slight tremolo of confusion and fright at least.
Los Angeles, CA   US

Green Writers Press

Green Writers Press is a vibrant Vermont publishing company, founded with the mission to help spread a message of hope and renewal through the words and images we publish and to help facilitate the gift of words, through books and media, to help foster a sustainable environment.
West Brattleboro, VT   US

Guernica Editions

Guernica Editions specializes in pluricultural realities, emphasis being put on original and translated works from Canada and abroad. Editor: Antonio D'Alfonso.
Toronto, ON   CA

Harbour Publishing

Harbour is well known for the Raincoast Chronicles, a series of anthologies on BC coast history and culture, of which twenty have now been produced. Harbour is also the publisher of over four hundred titles, including the bestselling Fishing with John by Edith Iglauer; The Encyclopedia of British Columbia and many BC Book Prize-winning books
Madeira Park, BC   CA

Hedgerow Press

Hedgerow is a small company that publishes high quality books of literary and visual beauty, limiting its annual production so as to give greater attention to each individual book.
Sidney, BC   CA

Helicon Nine Edition

The ongoing mission of Helicon Nine Editions is to publish books of unswerving quality, editorial excellence, and aesthetic merit by new and established writers - classics of the future, and to promote the authors and their work on a national and regional level; to nurture an interest in literature in a large, diverse audience; to promote literacy and free speech; and to contribute to the quality of cultural life in Kansas, Missouri, and throughout the Midwest.
Kansas City, MO   US

Heyday Books

Heyday is an independent, nonprofit publisher and unique cultural institution. We promote widespread awareness and celebration of California’s many cultures, landscapes, and boundary-breaking ideas. Through our well-crafted books, public events, and innovative outreach programs we are building a vibrant community of readers, writers, and thinkers.
Berkeley, CA   US

High Plains Press

High Plains Press, located near Glendo, Wyoming, has published over 50 books since its beginning in 1984. The company now publishes about four books a year and focuses on history of Wyoming and the American West.
Glendo, WY   US

Holy Cow Press

Holy Cow! Press was founded in 1977 by editor/publisher Jim Perlman in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Our first publication was a chapbook of poems by Thomas McGrath to his son entitled LETTERS TO TOMASITO. In the ensuing 25 years, we have published over 70 titles and have moved the press operations to Iowa and Wisconsin, before returning to Minnesota (Duluth) in 1988. Our primary goal has been to publish the very best collections of Midwest writings we can find and develop an audience for those books regionally and nationally. We have published books of poetry, short fiction, memoirs, novels, plays, children's and young adult titles, biographies and anthologies centered around important themes.
Duluth, MN   US

Homofactus Press

Homofactus Press is a small, digital publishing company that publishes books aimed at trans people, genderqueers, and queers living with disabilities.
Ypsilanti, MI   US

Hope & Allen Publishing

Hope and Allen Publishing is a publisher of unique "how to" books, distinctive poetry
and exceptional cookbooks. Illustrated with original works of art, each book is
attentively printed and bound, keeping the content, use and reader in mind.
Grants Pass, OR   US

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

HMH publishes acclaimed books for adults and kids in the fields of literature, science, sports, history, cooking, guides, and current affairs.
Boston, MA   US

Huia Publishers

HUIA is an award-winning independent New Zealand book publisher producing wonderful and provocative books with a uniquely New Zealand or Pacific perspective.


Our books are internationally sought after by those interested in Māori history and Māori people, the indigenous people of New Zealand. Our books also give an insight into the lives of Pacific Islanders living in New Zealand and the Pacific, through stories written by Pacific Island authors.


Our non-fiction is of interest to academics, students, policymakers and critical thinkers while our fiction appeals to anyone interested in reading a good book. Our gift books make excellent presents for those wanting an indigenous touch.

Thorndon, Wellington   NZ

Iris Publishing Group

Iris Press was founded in 1975 by Patricia Wilcox in Binghamton, New York, as a small publishing company emphasizing literary quality and innovation. An important goal of Iris was, and still is, to give talented but under appreciated writers an audience and to help them reach their potential.
Oak Ridge, TN   US

J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing

J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing is primarily a literary publisher, with several imprints including: Scirocco Drama (theatre), The Muses’ Company (poetry), Watson & Dwyer Publishing (Canadian social history), and J. Gordon Shillingford (politics, sports, biography).
Winnipeg, MB   CA

John F. Blair, Publisher

John F. Blair publishes five to 10 new books each year. We specialize in regional nonfiction with an emphasis on history, travel, cookbooks, folklore, and biography. We publish only one or two works of fiction each year. Fiction submitted to us should have some connection to the Southeast.
Winston-Salem, NC   US

Les Éditions L’Interligne

Specializes in publishing the works of Franco-Ontarian authors, as well as educational materials for French schools in Ontario
Ottawa, ON   CA

Litmus Press

Litmus Press is a program of Ether Sea Projects, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit literature and arts organization. Dedicated to supporting innovative, cross-genre writing, the press publishes the work of translators, poets, and other writers, and organizes public events in their support.
Brooklyn, NY   US

Little Red Tree Publishing

Little Red Tree Publishing was founded in 2006 by Michael Linnard and Tamara Martin and is based in New London, CT. Taking as their motto “delight, entertain and educate,” they strive to combine their love of quality books with an interest in fiction, non-fiction, poetry, music, art, design, history and photography.
New London, CT   US

Lorimer Press

At Lorimer Press we are committed to making beautiful books that engage the reader and celebrate the writer. Our objective is to bring writers and readers together. We select a few exceptional manuscripts for publication each year and champion those books and authors through careful edit, design and production.
Davidson, NC   US

Lost Horse Press

Established in 1998, Lost Horse Press—a nonprofit independent press—publishes poetry titles of high literary merit, and makes available other fine contemporary literature through cultural, educational and publishing programs and activities. The Lost Horse New Poets, Short Books Series, edited by Marvin Bell, is dedicated to works—often ignored by conglomerate publishers—which are so much in danger of vanishing into obscurity in what has become the age of chain stores and mass appeal food, movies, art and books.
Sandpoint, ID   US

LSU Press

LSU Press is a nonprofit book publisher dedicated to the publication of scholarly, general interest, and regional books.
Baton Rouge, LA   US

Mansfield Press

Mansfield Press publishes exciting, challenging and adventurous poetry, fiction and literary non-fiction by Canadian writers at all stages of their careers.
Toronto, ON   CA

Marick Press

Marick Press publishes 6-8 titles annually in both hardcover and paperback covering a broad spectrum of topic that range from literary non-fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, fiction and reprint of previously published titles.
Grosse Pointe Park, MI   US

Meadowbrook Press

Since 1975, Meadowbrook has grown to become one of the leading publishers of books sold nationally through bookstores and other retail outlets. Located in Minnetonka, Minnesota, Meadowbrook Press takes great pride in the ability to edit, design, and promote books so they achieve their full commercial potential. We specialize in pregnancy, childcare, children's poetry, juvenile novels, children's activities, party planning, and adult humor. We are also the number one publisher of baby name books in the country, with six baby-naming books in print and total sales of over eleven million copies.
Minnetonka, MN   US

Melville House Publishing

Melville House is an independent publisher located in Brooklyn, New York. Melville House is well-known for its fiction, with two Nobel Prize winners on its list. The company also takes pride in its discovery of many first-time writers who have gone on to success.
Brooklyn, NY   US

Mid-List Press

Mid-List Press publishes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books of high literary merit and fresh artistic vision by new and emerging writers and by writers ignored, marginalized, or excluded from publication by commercial publishers. Mid-List Press seeks to increase access to publication for new writers, nurture the growth of emerging writers, and increase the diversity of books, authors, and readers. Mid-List Press is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit literary organization.
Nashville, TN   US

Milkweed Editions

An award-winning, nonprofit literary publisher of high-quality books that places an emphasis on cultural diversity, environmental stewardship, exceptionally crafted poetry, and insightful literature for adults and children in the middle grades
Minneapolis, MN   US

Moon City Press

With series lists in Arts and Letters and Ozarks History and Culture, Moon City Press is a non-profit press that owes much to the energy and dedication of students and faculty at several universities in the Ozarks, including our home base in the English Department at Missouri State University.
Springfield, MO   US

New Directions Publishing

Fine independent publishing since 1936. New Directions now publishes about 30 books annually in hardcover and paperback.
New York, NY   US

New Issues

New Issues Poetry & Prose was established in 1996 by poet Herbert S. Scott. New Issues publishes eight to twelve new titles each year with a focus on contemporary poetry, and literary fiction, through the AWP Award Series in the Novel. New Issues Press' offices are housed in the Ernest Wilbur Building on the Oakland Campus of Western Michigan University.
Kalamazoo, MI   US

New Star Books

New Star Books publishes six to ten new titles per year in the areas of social issues and politics; literary prose, both fiction and non-fiction, and poetry; and culture and history of British Columbia and the West.
Vancouver, BC   CA

NeWest Press

Founded in 1977, NeWest Press is one of Canada's first independent literary publishing houses. NeWest publishes literary fiction, literary nonfiction, poetry, and drama, as well as a line of mystery novels, with a particular interest in books by Western Canadian authors. Its Nunatak imprint is the longest-running first-fiction series in Canada.
Edmonton, AB   CA

Nightwood Editions

Nightwood Editions publishes and promotes the most varied and dynamic new literature in Canada. We collaborate with our authors to maintain and value the distinctive authenticity of individual works editorially, aesthetically and commercially. Nightwood Editions also strives to be an inviting, diverse and vital community of writers and readers.
Gibsons, BC   CA

Northbooks

Publishing the memoirs, adventures, and inspirations of Northern authors.
Eagle River, AK   US

Nyala Publishing

Nyala Publishing has been in business for 12 years in the same location on the north side of Chicago's Wrigleyville area. We specialize in literature, learning, social analysis, self-empowerment and books about historic events -- books that help us understand the past, promote positive cultural values in the present and prepare for the future.
Chicago, IL   US

Oolichan Books

Publishers of literary fiction and poetry, with the occasional diversion into travel, translation, children and autobiography.
Fernie, BC   CA

Opal Creek Press

At Opal Creek Press, we pride ourselves in producing the highest quality books possible. From project selection and editorial, clear through to design and printing, we take special care to deliver the very best. Our books cover a wide range of styles and interests, but all of them fulfill our promise to deliver a quality product.
Salem, OR   US

Open Letter

Open Letter—the University of Rochester's nonprofit, literary translation press—is one of only a handful of publishing houses dedicated to increasing access to world literature for English readers. Publishing ten titles in translation each year and running an online literary website called Three Percent, Open Letter searches for works that are extraordinary and influential, works that we hope will become the classics of tomorrow.
Rochester, NY   US

Paris Press

Paris Press is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit educational organization that publishes groundbreaking yet overlooked literature by women. The Press values work in all genres that is daring in style and in its courage to speak truthfully about society, culture, history, and the human heart.
Ashfield, MA   US

Pavement Saw Press

Pavement Saw Press has been publishing steadily since the fall of 1993. Each year since 1999, we have published at least four full length paperback poetry collections, with some printed in library edition hard covers, one chapbook and a yearly literary journal anthology. We specialize in finding authors who have been widely published in literary journals but have not published a chapbook or full length book.
Montpelier, OH   US

Pedlar Press

Pedlar Press is an independent Canadian book publisher based in St. John's NL, specializing in contemporary works of poetry, prose and graphic novels, works that extend the tradition of literary experimentation.
St John's, NL   CA

Pemmican Publications

Pemmican Publications is a book publisher with a mandate to promote Metis authors, illustrators and stories. It is a not-for-profit company that operates as an arm’s-length affiliate of the Manitoba Metis Federation. Pemmican publishes on average five to six new titles per year, with titles ranging from cultural studies and autobiographies to illustrated titles for children. In all, we have published close to 150 books.
Winnipeg, MB   CA

Porcupine’s Quill

The Porcupine's Quill is an artisanal publisher that values the art and craft of the book, both in content and in form. Our mandate is to preserve the culture of the printed word by using our expertise in the art of 20th-century offset printing technology to create quality books that look and feel like 19th-century letterpress products. We also specialize in Canadian art and design, book history, memoirs and selectively acquired collections of poetry and fiction from edgy new authors as well as pillars of the canon.
Erin, ON   CA

Princeton University Press

The Princeton University Press is an independent publisher with close connections to Princeton University. Its mission is to disseminate scholarship within academia and society at large.
Princeton, NJ   US

Pronghorn Press

Books in a wide variety of genres in traditional and digital formats as well as downloadable unabridged audio books
Greybull, WY   US

River City Publishing

River City Publishing is a literary press located in Montgomery, Alabama dedicated to publishing Southern literary fiction and non-fiction.
Montgomery, AL   US

Ronsdale Press

Publishes literary Canadian fiction, poetry, autobiography, local history, and children's literature.
Vancouver, BC   CA

Salmon Poetry

One of Ireland's premier literary publishers, Salmon Poetry was established in 1981 as an alternative voice in Irish literature.
Cliffs of Moher, County Clare   IE

Sarabande Books

Sarabande Books is a nonprofit literary press founded in March 1994, in Louisville, Kentucky. Our focus is on poetry and short fiction, genres that in the recent past have received less than generous attention from the mainstream publishing industry.
Louisville, KY   US

Savant Books And Publications

Savant Books and Publications publishes unpublished, post-modern works of enduring value for English readers throughout the world.
Honolulu, HI   US

Seren

Seren is an independent literary publisher, specialising in English-language literary fiction and poetry from Wales. Our prize-winning list has something to offer anyone with an interest in excellent writing. Our aim is not simply to reflect what is going on in the culture in which we publish, but to drive that culture forward, to engage with the world, and to bring Welsh literature, art and politics before a wider audience.
Brigend, Wales   UK

Signature Editions

Signature Editions is a literary press with an eclectic list of quality fiction, non-fiction, poetry and drama. Originally named Nuage Editions, the press was formed in Montreal in 1986 as a 16-person publishing collective. The first desktop publisher in Quebec, we put out two to four books a year for the next five years. For the past sixteen years, the press has operated as a sole proprietorship run by Karen Haughian and has published six to nine titles a year. In 1997, after eleven years of operation in Montreal, the press moved to Winnipeg and in the year 2000 was renamed Signature Editions.
Winnipeg, MB   CA

Spotted Cow Press

Spotted Cow Press publishes fiction, poetry, history and photography about the people and landscapes of the Great Plains of North America.
Edmonton, AB   CA

Stone Bridge Press

Stone Bridge Press was established in Berkeley, California, in 1989 and has about 150 titles in print, covering such Japan-related areas as language, business, literature, manga, design, and culture.
Albany, CA   US

Synergistic Press

Synergistic Press was founded in 1968, publishing an eclectic list of titles appealing to a wide range of reader interests.
San Francisco, CA   US

Talon Books

Canadian publisher of poetry, fiction and drama, as well as non-fiction books in the fields of ethnography and environmental and social issues.
Vancouver, BC   CA

Theytus Books

As the oldest Indigenous publishing house in Canada, Theytus Books is recognized and respected internationally for its contributions to Aboriginal literature. Since its inception in 1980, Theytus Books has been a leading proponent for Indigenous authors, illustrators and artists. It ensures that their voice and vision are expressed with the highest level of cultural authenticity and integrity.
Penticton, BC   CA

Thistledown Press

A literary publisher specializing in fiction and poetry for both adults and young adults, with a focus on Saskatchewan writing.
Sasktatoon, SK   CA

Touchwood Editions

TouchWood Editions has been publishing books of literary merit about Canada’s West for twenty years.
Victoria, BC   CA

Tradewind Books

Tradewind Books has been publishing prize-winning picture books, novels and poetry for children of all ages for over 15 years.
Vancouver, BC   CA

Tsar Publications

Publishes new Canadian and American literature, especially works by black, Asian and feminist writers and books from abroad.
Toronto, ON   CA

Turnstone Press

Manitoba's oldest literary house, Turnstone Press produces fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction and has launched the careers of award-winning poets. Its Ravenstone imprint publishes speculative, horror and mystery fiction
Winnipeg, MB   CA

University of Arkansas Press

The University of Arkansas Press was founded in 1980 as the book publishing division of the University of Arkansas. A member of the Association of American University Presses, it publishes approximately twenty titles a year, about a third of which fall under the general heading of Arkansas and Regional Studies.
Fayetteville, AR   US

University of California Press

University of California Press, one of the most distinguished university presses in the United States, enriches lives around the world by advancing scholarship in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. Its activities are supported by the UC Press Foundation and by philanthropic contributions from individuals and institutions.
Berkeley, CA   US

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.
Pittsburgh, PA   US

University of Western Australia Publishing

Producers of beautiful books that bristle and shimmer with life - books with big stories, big ideas and a strong sense of place, UWA Publishing fosters local writing that explores Western Australian and Australian identity, and seeks fresh voices of international origin.

We harbour a worldly outlook attuned to dynamic social engagement; our books are intended as discussion pieces, designed to inform, challenge and enliven our readers.
Perth, WA   AU

Utah State University Press

Utah State University Press is an established publisher in the fields of composition studies, creative writing, folklore, Native American studies, nature & environment, Western history, including Mormon history and Western women's history.
Logan, UT   US

Vintage Entity Press

We specialize in works of all genres by or about queer writers of color who are concerned about social, spiritual, sexual, racial and political issues.
New York, NY   US

West Virginia University Press

West Virginia University Press is the leading publisher of the Mountain State, producing a diverse selection of books, journals, and CDs which appeal to fans of Appalachian writing and music, regional studies, art, nature, and medieval studies.
Morgantown, WV   US

Wild Leaf Press

Wild Leaf Press aims to bring hardworking but largely unpublished writers into the marketplace. We are planning a move to web-based publication with a new emphasis on contest-based entries.
Bethany, CT   US

Yoknapatawpha Press

Founded in 1975, Yoknapatawpha Press is a southern regional small press which publishes works by southern writers. It is owned and operated by co-publishers and editors, Dean Faulkner Wells and Lawrence Wells.
Oxford, MS   US