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Belt Publishing
  • Type of organization
  • Phone
    (216) 272-2813
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    twitter, FB
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    Belt publishes nonfiction with a focus on the industrial Midwest. Founded in 2013, we are a Cleveland-based small press that emphasizes quality, sophisticated nonfiction about an often overlooked and under-written about region.We have three imprints: the City Anthology Series, Notches, and Neighborhood Guidebooks. Our titles have been reviewed by The New York Times, Vanity Fair, Ebony Magazine, CityLab, The Daily Beast and dozens of local newspapers and other publications. We have won awards and published works by some of the nation’s best writers and rising stars.
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  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Anne Trubek
  • Contact title
  • Focus
    Literary and narrative non-fiction on under-written about topics with a focus on the Midwest.
  • Submissions policy
    Proposals should be sent to Anne Trubek at anne@beltmag.com. Potential authors should familiarize themselves with our catalog before submitting.
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