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Coffee House Press
fish@coffeehousepress.org
  • Type of organization
    press
  • Web address
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Chris Fischbach/Anitra Budd
  • Publishes
    essays, fiction, poetry
  • Focus
    Experimental fiction and poetry, occasional memoirs and essays
  • Recent Awards Received
    American Book Award, PEN Center USA Award, Randall Jarrell Award, Minnesota Book Award, Shelley Memorial Award, James Laughli
  • Representative authors
    Anne Waldman, Karen Tei Yamashita, Quincy Troupe
  • Submissions policy
    See guidelines at www.coffeehousepress.org/submission-guidelines. As of 9/1/12, Coffee House is temporarily closed to unsolicited poetry submissions.
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
    yes
  • Reading period
    Varies
  • Reporting time
    4 - 6 months
  • Author Payments
    royalties
  • Contests
    none
  • Number of paid staff
    10
  • Number of unpaid staff
    4
  • Distributors
    Consortium/SPD
  • E-distributors
    Apple/Amazon
  • Wholesalers
    Ingram, Baker & Taylor, other major wholesalers
  • CLMP Member?
    yes
  • How many writers did you publish in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    16
  • How many live events did you present in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    200
  • ISBN Number
    978-1-56689
  • Number of Books Published per Year
    16
  • Titles in Print
    300
  • Average Print Run
    3,000
  • Format (%)
    10% Hardcover, 90% Paperback
  • Average Price per Book
    15
  • Average Price per e-Book
    10