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Marsh Hawk Press
  • Type of organization
  • Phone
    (516) 766-1891
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    Since its founding in 2001, Marsh Hawk Press has focused on the relationship between poetry and the visual arts, publishing the ekphrastic poetry of Sharon Dolin, the sculptural poetry of Eileen R. Tabios and Thomas Fink, the abstract-expressionist poetic memoires of Basil King, as well as the award-winning works of Phillip Lopate, Mary Mackey, Steve Fellner, George Quasha and others. The press sponsors readings, exhibits, an online magazine, a website with rotating photo gallery space, and several blogs focused on poetry and visual art, as well as awarding the annual Marsh Hawk Press book publication prize, the Robert Creeley Memorial Award and the Rochelle Ratner Memorial Prize. More information may be found at www.marshhawkpress.org.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Sandy McIntosh
  • Contact title
  • Publishes
  • Focus
    Poetry with affiliations to the visual arts.
  • Recent Awards Received
    2012 PEN Oakland-Josephine Miles Award for Excellence in Literature (Mary Mackey); 2014 Whirling Prize from the University of
  • Representative authors
    Phillip Lopate, Jason McCall, Mary Mackey
  • Submissions policy
    Only through annual contest. Please see web site for details.
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
  • Reading period
    From 4 / 6 - 12 / 15
  • Reporting time
    1 - 2 months
  • Author Payments
  • Contests
    See web site for contest guidelines.
  • Number of paid staff
  • Number of unpaid staff
  • Distributors
    Small Press Distributors
  • 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 (%)
    1% Hardcover, 99% Paperback
  • Average Price per Book
  • Average Price per e-Book

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