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Black Square Editions/Off the Park Press Inc.
jyauwriter@gmail.com
  • Type of organization
    press
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    Facebook
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    Black Square Editions was started in 1999 with the intention of publishing translations of little known books by well-known poets and fiction writers, as well as the work of emerging and established authors.Our authors include Matvei Yankelevich, Rosalyn Drexler, Brian Evenson, Andrew Joron, Eugene Lim, Gary Lutz, Michael Leong, Albert Mobilio and Barry Schwabsky.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
    no
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    John Yau
  • Publishes
    essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, translation
  • Focus
    essays on art and poetry, poetry, fiction, art, and translation
  • Representative authors
    Gary Lutz, Pierre Reverdy, Albert Mobilio
  • Submissions policy
    queries required
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
    yes
  • Reading period
    Year round
  • Reporting time
    4 - 6 months
  • Author Payments
    copies
  • Contests
    no
  • Number of paid staff
    0
  • Number of unpaid staff
    3
  • Distributors
    SPD
  • 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
  • Number of Books Published per Year
    6
  • Titles in Print
    30
  • Average Print Run
    1,000
  • Format (%)
    75% Paperback, 20% Chapbook, 5% Other
  • Average Price per Book
    $12.00
  • Average Price per e-Book
    n/a

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