McPherson & Company is an independent literary and arts press. Presently operated in the Hudson Valley, it was founded in 1974 in Providence, Rhode Island. Imprints include Documentext (for art related titles), Recovered Classics (usually forgotten Modernists), and Treacle Press (for works produced between 1974 and 1983).
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essays, fiction, nonfiction, translation
American and British fiction; European and Latin American fiction in translation; art theory, film-making, cultural studies
Recent Awards Received
National Book Award for Fiction, 2010: Lord of Misrule, by Jaimy Gordon; 2012 IPPY Gold & Silver for Literary Fiction (Eugene
Thomas McEvilley, Jaimy Gordon, Robert Kelly
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Simultaneous submissions accepted
1 - 3 months
Number of paid staff
Number of unpaid staff
McPherson & Co.
Central Books (London), Ingram
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0929701- / 0914232- / 162054-
Number of Books Published per Year
2 to 5
Titles in Print
Average Print Run
40% Hardcover, 60% Paperback
Average Price per Book
Average Price per e-Book