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Copper Canyon Press
michael@coppercanyonpress.org
  • Type of organization
    press
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    Poetry is vital to language and living. Copper Canyon Press publishes extraordinary poetry from around the world to engage the imaginations and intellects of readers.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
    no
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Michael Wiegers
  • Contact title
    Editor-in-Chief
  • Publishes
    poetry
  • Focus
    CCP publishes contemporary American poetry and poetry in translation.
  • Recent Awards Received
    Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, Lenore Marshall Award, Lambda Literary Award
  • Representative authors
    Ocean Vuong, C. D. Wright, W. S. Merwin
  • Submissions policy
    We run open reading periods through Submittable twice annually; guidelines are listed on our website and on Submittable.
  • Accepts unsolicited submissions?
    Yes
  • Submission Guidelines URL
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
    yes
  • Reading period
    Varies
  • Reporting time
    4 - 8 months
  • Author Payments
    royalties
  • Contests
    We publish the APR/Honickman First Book Award, judged annually by the American Poetry Review.
  • Number of paid staff
    11
  • Number of unpaid staff
    4-5 interns per season
  • Distributors
    Consortium
  • CLMP Member?
    yes
  • How many writers did you publish in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    22
  • How many live events did you present in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    10
  • ISBN Number
    1-55659
  • Number of Books Published per Year
    18-22
  • Titles in Print
    500+
  • Average Print Run
    2,500
  • Format (%)
    10% Hardcover, 90% Paperback
  • Average Price per Book
    $16
  • Average Price per e-Book
    $8

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