Community of Literary Magazines and Presses
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The Backwaters Press
- Type of organization
- Web address
- Primary editor/Contact person
Regional, Great Plains, Nebraska, women, underpublished groups, by invitation, poets submitted through contest.
- Recent Awards Received
Midwest Independent Publishers Association,Nebraska Book Award, Colorado Book Award Finalist, Balcones Award, New England Book Award Silver Medal
- Representative authors
Brent Spencer, Susan Firer, Trevino Brings Plenty
- Submissions policy
Submissions through The Backwaters Prize only or by invitation. See website for contest guidelines. (See website for details
- Simultaneous submissions accepted
- Reading period
From 04 / 12 - 5 / 12
- Reporting time
1 - 2 months
- Author Payments
The Backwaters Prize. (See website for details
- Number of paid staff
- Number of unpaid staff
Amazon.com, Ingram,Small Press Distribution, Barnes & Noble
- 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)?
- Number of Books Published per Year
- Titles in Print
- Average Print Run
- Format (%)
- Average Price per Book
- Average Price per e-Book