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Blue Cedar Press
  • Type of organization
  • Phone
    (316) 682-8818
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    Facebook, Internet, Twitter
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    Blue Cedar Press publishes creative voices from the prairie and the planet. We publish poetry, fiction and non-fiction with a passion for the art of the book. We have a global vision and seek to walk the path of social justice and equality through the written word and beautiful books. Our goal is to publish at least two books a year from a variety of genres. Our home is in the grasslands of Kansas but other homes from around the world find their way to our doorstep.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Michael Poage
  • Contact title
    Founding Editor
  • Focus
    Our press is open to any genre and dedicated to publishing a diversity of voices. We are small but have a wide-open vision.
  • Submissions policy
    Blue Cedar Press accepts unsolicited manuscripts of poetry, prose and non-fiction all year. We also reach out to writers we know or have heard of to see if they have a manuscript for possible publication. We have a very small staff but we respond to queries as quickly as possible.
  • Accepts unsolicited submissions?
  • CLMP Member?
  • Number of Books Published per Year
    Two - Three
  • Titles in Print
  • Average Print Run

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