Copper Canyon Press


Type Of Organization
Press
Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
Poetry is vital to language and living. Copper Canyon Press publishes extraordinary poetry from around the world to engage the imaginations and intellects of readers.

Social Media Platforms Used
Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Is Your Group Affiliated With A University, Portal Or Other Agency?
no
Primary Editor/Contact Person
Michael Wiegers
Contact Title
Editor-in-Chief
Contact Email
Publishes
poetry
Recent Awards Received
Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, Lenore Marshall Award, Lambda Literary Award
Representative Authors
Ocean Vuong, C. D. Wright, W. S. Merwin
Submissions Policy
We run open reading periods through Submittable twice annually; guidelines are listed on our website and on Submittable.
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions
Yes
Simultaneous Submissions Accepted
yes
Reading Period
Varies
Reporting Time
4 - 8 months
Author Payments
royalties
Contests
We publish the APR/Honickman First Book Award, judged annually by the American Poetry Review.
Number Of Paid Staff
11
Number Of Unpaid Staff
4-5 interns per season
Year Founded
1972
Distributors
Consortium
ISBN Number
1-55659
Number Of Books Published Per Year
18-22
Titles In Print
500+
Percentage Of Above Available Digitally
50%
Hardcover
10
Paperback
90
Average Price Per Book
$16
Average Price Per E-Book
$8

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