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Veliz Books
  • Type of organization
  • Phone
    (915) 373-8369
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    facebook, website
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    Veliz Books is an independent literary press dedicated to discovering, publishing and promoting work from emerging and established authors. We offer a vehicle where contemporary literature can travel. We are invested in fostering a community of readers and writers passionate about words and language, regardless of where they live. We seek quality and original literature from authors writing in English, Spanish, or Portuguese. Veliz Books is also committed to publishing translations into English because we believe in cultivating artistic and literary connections that transcend geographical, cultural, and political borders.
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  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Laura Cesarco Eglin
  • Contact title
    Co-founding Editor / Publisher
  • Focus
    Each year Veliz Books publishes one book of each of the following genres: fiction, poetry, translation (into English).
  • Submissions policy
    Veliz Books have an open reading period from March 2nd to May 2nd of each year. We only accept electronic submissions.
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  • Number of Books Published per Year
  • Titles in Print
    The Dead Will Rise and Save Us, Travelers Aid Society, Touching the Light of Day: Six Uruguayan Poets, Once More with Feeling, The Grill, One of These Days, La isla de tu nombre
  • Average Print Run

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