The mission of Alice James Books is to seek out and publish the best contemporary poetry by both established and emerging poets with an emphasis on supporting women writers. AJB is an affiliate of the University of Maine at Farmington.
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Publishes poetry by established and beginning poets, both national and regional; emphasizes involving poets in the process.
Brian Turner, Matthea Harvey, Jamaal May
The editorial board selects manuscripts through a national competition. See web site for guidelines. (See website for details)
Simultaneous submissions accepted
From 7 / 12 - 1 / 1
3 - 4 months
The Beatrice Hawley Award, The Kinereth Gensler Awards, Alice James Books Translation Series, and The Kundiman Poetry Prize. (See website for details)
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Ingram, Baker & Taylor
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