Type Of Organization
Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
The Appalachia Book Company (The ABC) is a nonprofit publisher and event company dedicated to preserving and continuing the literary culture of rural and central Appalachia. We solicit, curate, and publish works that reflect the Appalachian experience and that challenge stereotypes. We showcase our community’s distinctive culture by promoting the work of our region’s writers and storytellers and connecting them to the national media and arts ecosystem. The Appalachia Book Company is a place to discover the real Appalachia through its writers and storytellers.
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Primary Editor/Contact Person
Director of Programs
We accept submissions from writers based in Appalachia, from Appalachia. We also accept stories set in Appalachia. Our focus is on rural Appalachia. That said, we aren't looking for stories that are "Appalachian" in theme.
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions
Submission Guidelines URL
Simultaneous Submissions Accepted
Number Of Books Published Per Year
Titles In Print
Number Of Issues Per Year
Back Issues Available
Unsolicited Manuscripts Accepted
Publish Print Anthology?