Type Of Organization
Primary Editor/Contact Person
Jeanetta Calhoun Mish
essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry
Recent Awards Received
2012 Native Writers
Joey Brown, Jason Poudrier, Anca Vlasopolous
Short query to press by email describing ms. & reasons for choosing Mongrel Empire. Do not send ms. unless requested. Check website for reading periods. All queries must be sent to Submittable site-see web site for details.
Simultaneous Submissions Accepted
6 - 12 months
Number Of Paid Staff
Number Of Unpaid Staff
Amazon.com; Powells.com; BN.com
Amazon, Kindle, Nook
Number Of Books Published Per Year
Titles In Print
Percentage Of Above Available Digitally
Average Price Per Book
Average Price Per E-Book
How Did You Arrive At Your Current Position?
My husband and I founded the Press.
What Is The Staff Structure At Your Magazine/press?
One editor, two interns, ad hoc editorial board consisting of previously-published authors.
Do You Have Any Cover Letter Advice?
Please follow the instructions on our Submittable site.
How Are Submissions Processed In Your Magazine/press?
Using Submittable: https://mongrelempirepress.submittable.com/submit
What Do You Look For In A Submission?
I look for literary quality and something that fits with our Press's mission. Read our mission statement at our website.
What Advice Do You Have For First-time Submitters?
Please, please, please follow instructions. Submissions which do not follow our guidelines (no query first, not responding to query guidelines, sent to email address, etc.) will be summarily deleted.
Who Is Your Ideal Reader?
Educated readers who value regional writing and unusual finds.