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The Bitter Oleander Press
  • Type of organization
  • Phone
    (315) 637-3047
  • Web address
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    All of our issues include translations of living contemporary poets from all over the world in addition to English speaking poets and short fiction writers. Each issue features one poet in particular with both a generous selection of their work and an interview with our editor. All of our books present in a bilingual format the translations of poets as well from every part of the world. Such poets would be Alberto Blanco (Mexico), José-Flore Tappy (Switzerland), Eunice Odio (Costa Rica), Hai Zi (China), Salvador Novo (Mexico), Nicomedes Suaréz-Araúz (Bolivia), Kristiina Ehin (Estonia), Jacques Dupin (France), Nora Iuga (Romania, Christine Lavant (Austria), Karl Krolow (Germany) Pierre Voélin (Switzerland) and Ana Minga (Ecuador).
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  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Paul B. Roth
  • Contact title
    editor & publisher
  • Publishes
    poetry, translation
  • Focus
    Aside from our journal, our books represent the total imaginative work of a single poet.
  • Recent Awards Received
    Shawn Fawson's book "Giving Way" received the Utah State Book Prize in 2011; Kristiina Ehin's book "1001 Winters" was short-listed for the prestigious Popescu Prize for translation in 2013.
  • Representative authors
    Jacques Dupin, Karl Krolow, Duane Locke
  • Submissions policy
    Ask with a SASE or via email whether we are looking for manuscripts.
  • Accepts unsolicited submissions?
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
  • Reading period
    Year round
  • Reporting time
    1 - 2 months
  • Author Payments
  • Contests
    The Bitter Oleander Press Library of Poetry Book Award which offers publication of the winning manuscript & a $1000 award. (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)?
  • ISBN Number
  • Number of Books Published per Year
  • Titles in Print
  • Average Print Run
  • Format (%)
    100% Paperback
  • Average Price per Book
  • Average Price per e-Book

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