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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.


Apple Valley Review
  • Type of organization
  • Web address
  • Statement
    The Apple Valley Review is published twice annually, once in spring and once in fall. Each issue features a collection of poetry, short fiction, and essays. Our goal is to support and promote both emerging and established writers.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Leah Browning
  • Publishes
    essays, fiction, poetry, art, translation
  • Focus
    We prefer work that has both mainstream and literary appeal.
  • Recent Awards Received
    Selections, finalists, and/or notable stories in Best American Essays, Best of the Net, Best of the Web, and Wigleaf Top 50
  • Representative authors
    Robert Radin, Jessica Rafalko, Sharlene Teo
  • Submissions policy
    Please submit either 1-3 pieces of prose or 1-6 poems pasted into the body of an e-mail message. Include a cover letter with contact info and bio. (See website for details)
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
  • Reading period
    Year round
  • Reporting time
    1 - 8 weeks
  • Author Payments
  • Contests
    Work published during a given calendar year is automatically considered for an annual editor's prize ($100 US and a book).
  • Number of paid staff
  • Number of unpaid staff
  • 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)?
  • ISSN Number
  • Number of Issues per Year
  • Average Page Views per Month
  • Average Unique Visitors per Month
  • Publish Print Anthology?
  • Publishes (%)
    15% Fiction, 65% Poetry, 10% Essays, 5% Art, 5% Translation
  • Ads?
  • Ad Rates

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