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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Oolichan Books

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

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.
Berkeley, 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

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

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

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