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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.


Alice James Books
  • Type of organization
  • Web address
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Alyssa Neptune
  • Publishes
  • Focus
    Publishes poetry by established and beginning poets, both national and regional; emphasizes involving poets in publishing process.
  • Representative authors
    Brian Turner, Matthea Harvey, Jamaal May
  • Submissions policy
    The cooperative board selects manuscripts through annual regional and national competitions. See web site for guidelines. (See website for details)
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
  • Reading period
    From 7 / 12 - 1 / 1
  • Reporting time
    3 - 4 months
  • Author Payments
  • Contests
    The Beatrice Hawley Award, The Kinereth Gensler Awards, Alice James Books Translation Series, and The Kundiman Poetry Prize. See web site for contest guidelines. (See website for details)
  • Number of paid staff
  • Number of unpaid staff
  • Distributors
    Consortium, SPD
  • Wholesalers
    Ingram, Baker & Taylor
  • CLMP Member?
  • How many writers did you publish in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
  • How many live events did you present in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
  • ISBN Number
    978-1-882295 / 1-882295, /0-914086
  • Number of Books Published per Year
  • Titles in Print
  • Average Print Run
  • Format (%)
    100% Paperback
  • Average Price per Book
  • Average Price per e-Book

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