Literary Book Publishers
At this time, the editors are concentrating on the genre of poetry. Manuscript submissions are by invitation only.
We publish literary fiction, historical fiction, mysteries, thrillers, and young adult fiction, all with a Chicago connection.
As a traditional publishing house, Amberjack Publishing’s mission is to search far and wide for the best stories being written today and connect them to readers all around the world with the highest quality books.
Blank Slate Press publishes Historical, Crime, Contemporary, Mystery/Thriller, and Literary Fiction.
Walrus Publishing publishes SciFi, Romance, Regional, and Humor
Treehouse Publishing Group publishes Picture books, Middle Grade, and YA, both fiction and nonfiction
Virtually every genre is represented by one of our fine authors; this is owed to their individual ability to tell a good story. From classic literature to political memoirs, from illustrated picture books to gripping suspense thrillers - the key is in the quality.
BatCat Press is fully staffed and operated by the students of Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School in Midland, PA. BatCat seeks to publish quality works while providing students the opportunity to work in a professional publishing environment.
Submissions are accepted during our annual reading period and are selected by students with the help of members of the BatCat Press advisory board, a collection of writers, teachers, and administrators from across Western Pennsylvania.
We aim to publish new Afrikan voices. Afrikan voices that challenge literary forms and challenge expectations of content. We're looking for Afrikan voices that have something important to say. We welcome provocative realist texts and are open to cross-genre fiction that complicates our expectations of what literature should and should not do.
Bottlecap Press is always looking for fresh new material, and is actively seeking manuscript submissions for chapbooks and full length works, videos for our YouTube channel, and poetry and fiction submissions for our blog.
Our specialty areas include Freemasonry, poetry, non-fiction narrative, and travel narrative, but we are open to other ideas that catch our interest.
We promise to publish the kinds of books that no one else is publishing, from authors that no one else is publishing, about subject matter that isn't generally covered, with voices that are too often ignored.
So we're looking for talented authors and poets - both new and established - whose work we help refine, support, publish and promote. And, through their works, we're looking to grow the reading public's love of reading, writing, crafting and dreaming.
As of 2017, Calamari Archive will only publish anonymous or pseudonymous works.
-Carnegie Mellon Poetry Series
-Carnegie Mellon Classic Contemporaries Series
-Carnegie Mellon Series in Translation
-Carnegie Mellon Series in Short Fiction
-Poets in Prose Series
The Press also publishes in art, music, the performing arts, critical analysis, education, University history, and social history.
Etruscan publishes books of poems, novels, short stories, creative non-fiction, criticism, translation, and anthologies.
Harvard alum Editor in Chief David Landau heads up the Editorial Board, which oversees the process of selecting manuscripts for publication with the help of feminist playwright Susan Rubin and other board members.
We are also the UK and Commonwealth distributors for MysteriousPress.com, one of the world's largest digital crime fiction lists.
It was established in 1986 by a determined group of volunteers who wanted to increase the opportunities for Welsh women in publishing and bring Welsh women's literature to a wider public. They asked the people of Wales to show their support for the new enterprise by becoming shareholders in the cooperative and in the first six months more than 400 people bought shares. Honno continues to be supported by hundreds of individual shareholders who believe in its work.
True to its roots the press still only publishes work by women of Wales. Most of Honno's titles are novels, autobiographies and short story anthologies in English as well as Classics in both Welsh and English. We have in the past also published poetry, children's and teenage titles and books in both Welsh and English.
Insomniac has developed special niche areas in which it publishes unique books. For example, its black studies books, gay and lesbian books, personal finance books, celebrity writer-as-musician books (including titles by Matthew Good, Jann Arden and Terri Clark), and gay mysteries have developed devoted followings.
world travel, world literature, world history and politics, art,world music & dance, International cooking, and children's books from around the world.
Interlink publishes approximately 50 titles each year and has an active backlist of over 1000 titles under five imprints
We want full-length books of fiction (novels, collections), poetry, or nonfiction. We are particular interested in novels at the moment, but also want to see work from diverse voices in poetry and short prose.
We publish three series: Classics, revivals of exemplary Southern California literature; Provocations, philosophical approaches to the contemporary intellectual condition; and True Stories, the first of its kind, a series of novella-length creative nonfiction. We also house two imprints, Les Figues Press and Outcaste Press.
We periodically have an open reading period for new submissions. We also solicit submissions from writers we admire. We especially want to hear from writers of color, LGBTQ+ writers, women, and genderqueer writers.
and fiction, as well as forms that defy easy categorization. We lean toward interlinked
themes and characters across works and toward narrative poetry and lyrical fiction.
However, we are not bound by these preferences.
We publish a wide range of fields, including history, politics, art, architecture, gender studies and cookery, and release the best in new and classic Arabic literature, including works by Mahmoud Darwish, Adonis, Nawal El Saadawi, Samih al-Qasim, Mohamed Choukri and Algosaibi.
To this end, The MDC is a new type of multimedia publishing house that operates off of an innovative business model. Our mission is to reinvigorate the truly innovative academics and intellectuals with the rewards, recognition, and respect they well-deserve!
Big Ripple Books:
Big Ripple Books is The Mad Duck Coalition’s first imprint. As such, it is the nesting place for quality prose narratives, fiction and non-fiction. Memoirs, experiments, and bona fide literature, you’ll find the best duckin’ stuff here.
Bottoms Up Journal:
Bottoms Up Journal is The Mad Duck Coalition’s academic imprint, the heart and soul of intellectual Academia! Essays, books, theories, histories—all transparently peer-reviewed! Dive in, grab a drink, and read what our mad ducks have uncovered!
Flights of Fancy Publications:
Flights of Fancy Publications is The Mad Duck Coalition’s speculative imprint. Cozy up to the fire and let these engaging, smart genre stories fly you someplace else. Mind you, they’re not necessarily pretty places to visit, but you will enjoy the flight.
To offer readers beautifully crafted works of fiction and non-fiction from writers who use authentic and unique voices to weave the elemental themes of our modern lives into great stories.
To offer writers a true publishing partnership.
To offer the world the benefit of fulfilled readers and writers walking the streets. This is how art changes the world.
What we look for is a blend of urgency of language, imagination, distinctiveness, and craft. What we produce and how we produce it -- from design to printing to paper quality --honors the writing in books which boast the uniquely sensual look and feel of a Tupelo Press book.
WTAW Press publishes award-winning, full-length books of prose (novels, memoirs, creative nonfiction, collections of stories and essays, etc.). We welcome submissions from writers unpublished, extensively published, and in between. We don't privilege one aesthetic over another: we want to publish books that show us more things on heaven and earth than we have dreamt of.
Our titles have won the American Book Award, the Kate Tufts Discovery Award, the Devil's Kitchen Reading Award, the John C. Zacharis First Book Award, and the Eric Hoffer Chapbook Award, and have been finalists for the Norma Farber First Book Award, and Debultizer, among others.