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Wave Books
hbroadhead@wavepoetry.com
  • Type of organization
    press
  • Phone
    (206) 676-5337
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    facebook, twitter, tumblr, instagram
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    Wave Books is an independent poetry press based in Seattle, Washington, dedicated to publishing exceptional contemporary poetry, poetry in translation, and writing by poets. The press was founded in 2005, merging with established publisher Verse Press. By publishing strong, innovative work in finely crafted trade editions, we hope to continue to challenge the values and practices of readers and add to the collective sense of what’s possible in contemporary poetry.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
    no
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Heidi Broadhead
  • Contact title
    Senior Editor
  • Publishes
    essays, fiction, poetry, translation
  • Focus
    We publish poetry and work by poets in other forms.
  • Representative authors
    Dorothea Lasky, Matthew Rohrer, Mary Ruefle
  • Submissions policy
    We are not accepting unsolicited manuscripts or queries. Please see our website for updates.
  • Accepts unsolicited submissions?
    Yes
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
    no
  • Reading period
    From n / n - a / a
  • Reporting time
    na - na weeks
  • Author Payments
    royalties, copies
  • Number of paid staff
    4
  • Number of unpaid staff
    4
  • CLMP Member?
    yes
  • How many writers did you publish in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    0
  • How many live events did you present in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    0
  • Number of Books Published per Year
    14
  • Titles in Print
    100
  • Average Print Run
    Varies
  • Format (%)
    100% Paperback
  • Average Price per Book
    $14

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