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Nightboat Books
  • Type of organization
  • Phone
    (718) 930-1062
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    Twitter, Instagram
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    Nightboat Books, a nonprofit organization, seeks to develop audiences for writers whose work resists convention and transcends boundaries, by publishing books rich with poignancy, intelligence and risk.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Stephen Motika
  • Publishes
    essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translation
  • Focus
    Innovative poetry, prose, and mixed genre (or anti-genre!) work.
  • Representative authors
    Fanny Howe, Myung Mi Kim, Nathalie Stephens
  • Submissions policy
    Poetry: Through our prize, please see web site for guidelines. Prose: Please query our prose editor.
  • Accepts unsolicited submissions?
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
  • Reading period
    Year round
  • Reporting time
    1 - 2 months
  • Author Payments
    royalties, cash, copies
  • Contests
    See web site for contest guidelines.
  • Number of paid staff
  • Number of unpaid staff
  • Distributors
    University Press of New England (UPNE)
  • Wholesalers
    Baker & Taylor and Ingram
  • 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
    0-9767185,0-9822645, 0-9844598
  • Number of Books Published per Year
  • Titles in Print
  • Average Print Run
  • Format (%)
    100% Paperback
  • Average Price per Book

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