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Welcome to the CLMP Directory of independent literary publishers, a digital resource and offspring of CLMP’s former annual print directory.

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Lightscatter Press
  • Type of organization
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    Instagram, Twitter
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    Lightscatter Press is an independent nonprofit literary press (501(c)(3) status pending). We seek to preserve and extend the material, tactile experience of the printed, bound text through beautiful, innovative design that integrates digital artifacts and experiences created for and with the printed text.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Lisa Bickmore
  • Contact title
  • Submissions policy
    As of now, we will accept book length manuscripts through our competition only. We have a judge who is a nationally well known poet, and will follow accepted guidelines for
  • Accepts unsolicited submissions?
  • Submission Guidelines URL
  • CLMP Member?
  • Number of Books Published per Year
    This year, one.
  • Titles in Print
    none as of yet
  • Average Print Run
    500 copies is our intention

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