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Shipwreckt Books Publishing Co. & Lost Lake Folk Opera magazine
  • Type of organization
  • Phone
    (507) 458-8190
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    FB, Twitter
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    Shipwreckt Books publishes 4 imprints: 1. Rocket Science Press (literary fiction). 2. Up On Big Rock Poetry Series. 3. Lost Lake Folk Art (non-fiction, memoir, bio). 4. Lost Lake Folk Opera magazine (poetry, short fiction, in-depth journalism, opinion, graphic art).
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Tom Driscoll
  • Contact title
    Managing Editor
  • Publishes
    essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry
  • Focus
    Elevating independent publishing to the same level as indie music and film.
  • Recent Awards Received
    2014 Midwest Independent Publishers Assn Silver Medal for Poetry - "Eros in Autumn" by Steven Schild
  • Representative authors
    Lee Henschel Jr., Anne Barngrover, Nicole Borg
  • Submissions policy
    Guidelines are broad. We look for quality and creativity in whatever form that may take. (See website for details)
  • Accepts unsolicited submissions?
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
  • Reading period
    Year round
  • Reporting time
    2 - 8 weeks
  • Author Payments
    royalties, copies
  • Number of paid staff
  • Number of unpaid staff
  • 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)?
  • Number of Books Published per Year
  • Titles in Print
  • Average Print Run
  • Format (%)
    5% Hardcover, 95% Paperback
  • Average Price per Book
  • Average Price per e-Book

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