Alice James Books


Type Of Organization
Press
Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
The mission of Alice James Books is to seek out and publish the best contemporary poetry by both established and emerging poets with an emphasis on supporting women writers. AJB is an affiliate of the University of Maine at Farmington.

Is Your Group Affiliated With A University, Portal Or Other Agency?
yes
If Yes, Please Name
University of Maine at Farmington
Primary Editor/Contact Person
Alyssa Neptune
Contact Title
Managing Editor
Publishes
poetry
Representative Authors
Brian Turner, Matthea Harvey, Jamaal May
Submissions Policy
The editorial board selects manuscripts through a national competition. See web site for guidelines.
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions
Yes
Simultaneous Submissions Accepted
yes
Reading Period
From 7 / 12 - 1 / 1
Reporting Time
3 - 4 months
Author Payments
cash
Contests
The Beatrice Hawley Award, The Kinereth Gensler Awards, Alice James Books Translation Series, and The Kundiman Poetry Prize.
Number Of Paid Staff
3
Number Of Unpaid Staff
3
Year Founded
1973
Distributors
Consortium, SPD
Wholesalers
Ingram, Baker & Taylor
ISBN Number
978-1-882295 / 1-882295, /0-914086
Number Of Books Published Per Year
8
Titles In Print
220
Paperback
100
Average Price Per Book
$15.95
Average Price Per E-Book
5

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