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Gival Press, LLC
  • Type of organization
  • Phone
    (703) 351-0079
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    FaceBook, Twitter
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    We publish literary work in English, Spanish, and French. In addition, we sponsor annual contests for the best LGBTQ poem and the best short story. In alternate years, we have a contest for the best novel and the collection of poetry. We also publish art, essay, fiction, and poetry in our ejournal, ArLiJo.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Robert L. Giron
  • Contact title
    Editor in Chief
  • Publishes
    essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translation, art
  • Focus
    We look for quality works that have a message, be it philosophical or social. Books are in English, Spanish, and French.
  • Recent Awards Received
    Ohioana, Lambda Lit.Bk, ForeWord Mag, Eric Hoffer, Adirondack, San Francisco, London Bk Festival; National Best Bk.
  • Representative authors
    John Domini, Tyler McMahon, Stephanie Miller
  • Submissions policy
    Query 1st w/ info re: the project; say if simultaneous submission. MSS sent per contests must follow the specific guidelines.
  • Accepts unsolicited submissions?
  • Submission Guidelines URL
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
  • Reading period
  • Reporting time
    3 - 4 months
  • Author Payments
    royalties, cash, copies
  • Contests
    Best LGBTQ poem, best Short Story, best novel, best poetry collection. www.givalpress.com or www.givalpress.submittable.com (See website for details)
  • Number of paid staff
  • Number of unpaid staff
  • Distributors
    Ingram; Baker & Taylor; Whitaker
  • E-distributors
    Kindle, Nook
  • Wholesalers
  • 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)?
  • ISSN Number
    ISSN 1-928589
  • ISBN Number
  • Number of Books Published per Year
  • Titles in Print
  • Average Print Run
  • Format (%)
    90% Paperback, 10% Other
  • Average Price per Book
  • Average Price per e-Book

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