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CLMP Directory of Independent Literary Publishers

Welcome to the online CLMP Directory of independent literary publishers, a digital resource and offspring of CLMP’s former annual print directory.

Browse presses, magazines, and online publishers alphabetically using the top navigation bar. Search for a specific press by entering its name or choosing a format from the dropdown menu.


 

Akashic Books
johanna@akashicbooks.com
  • Type of organization
    press
  • Phone
    (718) 643-9193
  • Fax
    (718) 643-9195
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, tumblr, Pinterest
  • Statement
    Brooklyn-based independent company dedicated to publishing literary fiction, crime fiction, and nonfiction.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
    no
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Johnny Temple
  • Contact title
    Publisher
  • Publishes
    fiction, nonfiction
  • Focus
    Brooklyn-based independent company dedicated to publishing literary fiction, crime fiction, and nonfiction.
  • Recent Awards Received
    Edgar, Miriam Bass, Anthony
  • Representative authors
    Nina Revoyr, Joe Meno, Bernice L. McFadden
  • Submissions policy
    Currently not accepting new submissions, but okay to email or mail inquiry and short synopsis. (See website for details)
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
    yes
  • Reading period
    Varies
  • Reporting time
    1 - 8 months
  • Author Payments
    royalties, copies
  • Number of paid staff
    6
  • Number of unpaid staff
    4
  • Distributors
    Consortium
  • E-distributors
    Constellation
  • Wholesalers
    Ingram, Baker & Taylor, Turnaround-UK
  • CLMP Member?
    yes
  • How many writers did you publish in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    40 not including short stories in noir series
  • How many live events did you present in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    350+
  • ISBN Number
    978-61775, 1933354, 1888451, 1936070
  • Number of Books Published per Year
    35
  • Titles in Print
    400+
  • Average Print Run
    5,000
  • Format (%)
    20% Hardcover, 80% Paperback
  • Average Price per Book
    $15.95
  • Average Price per e-Book
    15.95

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