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Futurepoem Books
  • Type of organization
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    Facebook, Twitter, YouTube
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    Futurepoem is an award-winning non-profit publisher of poetry and cross-genre literature. We publish books by innovative emerging and underrepresented writers and have over 27 nationally distributed titles in print. We also hold an annual open reading period, a critical submissions opportunity for innovative writers. The submissions are reviewed and selected for publication by a distinguished panel of guest editors each year. Our guest editors ensure a diversity of editorial opinions and backgrounds.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Dan Machlin
  • Contact title
    Executive Editor
  • Publishes
    fiction, poetry
  • Focus
    Innovative poetry and prose. Works that blur the line between literary genres.
  • Recent Awards Received
    2006 Asian American Literary Award for Poetry. 2004-05 AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers Award.
  • Representative authors
    Laura Mullen, Shanxing Wang, Marcella Durand
  • Submissions policy
    Unsolicited manuscripts are accepted only during our open reading period. Please join our email list or like/follow us on Facebook or Twitter for details.
  • Accepts unsolicited submissions?
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
  • Reading period
    From 9 / 9 - 1 / 30
  • Reporting time
    5 - 6 months
  • Author Payments
    royalties, copies
  • Number of paid staff
  • Number of unpaid staff
  • Distributors
  • Wholesalers
    SPD Books
  • 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)?
  • ISBN Number
  • Number of Books Published per Year
  • Titles in Print
  • Average Print Run
  • Format (%)
    100% Paperback
  • Average Price per Book

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