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Featherproof Books
jonathan@featherproof.com
  • Type of organization
    press
  • Web address
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Jonathan Messinger
  • Publishes
    fiction, nonfiction, translation
  • Focus
    We publish novels by up-and-coming authors and short stories designed as their own downloadable mini-books.
  • Recent Awards Received
    "Chicago's Most Innovative Press" - Chicago Reader
  • Representative authors
    Zach Plague, Susannah Felts, Paul Fattaruso
  • Submissions policy
    E-mail short stories and the first 50 pages of novels as attachments to submissions@featherproof.com. Reading period varies.
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
    yes
  • Reading period
    Year round
  • Reporting time
    2 - 12 months
  • Author Payments
    royalties, copies, subscription
  • Number of paid staff
    0
  • Number of unpaid staff
    6
  • Distributors
    Publishers Group West
  • CLMP Member?
    yes
  • How many writers did you publish in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    0
  • How many live events did you present in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    0
  • ISBN Number
    0-9771992
  • Number of Books Published per Year
    3
  • Titles in Print
    6
  • Average Print Run
    2,000
  • Format (%)
    100% Paperback
  • Average Price per Book
    $13.95