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Gold Line Press / Ricochet Editions
  • Type of organization
  • Phone
    (213) 821-0477
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    Facebook, Twitter
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    Created by a group of graduate students in 2010, Gold Line Press / Ricochet Editions aims to promote the work of emerging poets and fiction writers, as well as to promote / elevate the chapbook form. The Gold Line Press / Ricochet Editions editorial board does not adhere to any specific aesthetic approach. We seek out voices that deserve to be heard by a larger audience, whether those voices speak in formal or experimental verse and prose.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
  • If Yes, please name
    University of Southern California
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Janalynn Bliss
  • Contact title
    Graduate Coordinator
  • Publishes
    fiction, poetry
  • Focus
    Gold Line Press aims to promote the work of emerging poets and fiction writers, as well as to promote / elevate the chapbook.
  • Recent Awards Received
    Natalie Peeterse, "Black Birds : Blue Horse" - Awarded the Artist's Innovation Award from The Montana Arts Council (2014)
  • Submissions policy
    We do not take unsolicited submissions. If you are interested in having Gold Line publish your chapbook, you must submit to our annual competition. (See website for details)
  • Accepts unsolicited submissions?
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
  • Reading period
    From 07 / 15 - 8 / 30
  • Reporting time
    5 - 6 months
  • Author Payments
    cash, copies
  • Contests
    Gold Line Press holds annual poetry and fiction chapbook competitions, with judges who are some of the most remarkable writer (See website for details)
  • Number of paid staff
  • Number of unpaid staff
  • Distributors
    Small Press Distribution
  • 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)?
  • Number of Books Published per Year
  • Titles in Print
  • Average Print Run
  • Format (%)
    100% Chapbook
  • Average Price per Book
  • Average Price per e-Book

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