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Livingston Press
  • Type of organization
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    Facebook, Twitter
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    We are especially interested in form as it affects fiction. For examples linked stories, novels in verse.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
  • If Yes, please name
    The University of West Alabama
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Joe Taylor
  • Contact title
  • Publishes
  • Focus
    We are especially interested in form as it affects novels and story collections.
  • Representative authors
    Suzanne Hudson, Tom Abrams, Corey Mesler
  • Submissions policy
    We now read year round. Send entire manuscript. You may send file as a Word attachment. For Tartt First Fiction Contest, we require a hard copy. For both forms of submission we highly recommend simultaneous submissions. Simply let us know if the work is accepted elsewhere.
  • Accepts unsolicited submissions?
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
  • Reading period
    From 6 / 1 - 7 / 4
  • Reporting time
    3 - 8 months
  • Author Payments
    royalties, copies
  • Contests
    Tartt First fiction Award for story collections by an author who has yet to publish such. See web site for contest guidelines (See website for details)
  • Number of paid staff
  • Number of unpaid staff
  • Distributors
    Small Press Distribution
  • Wholesalers
    Baker & Taylor, Brodart, Blackwell, Yankee
  • 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
    1-931982, 1-60489
  • Number of Books Published per Year
  • Titles in Print
  • Average Print Run
  • Format (%)
    20% Hardcover, 80% Paperback
  • Average Price per Book
  • Average Price per e-Book

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