Transit Books


Type Of Organization
Press
Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
Transit Books is a nonprofit publisher of international and American literature, based in Oakland, California. Founded in 2015, Transit Books is committed to the discovery and promotion of enduring works that carry readers across borders and communities.

Social Media Platforms Used
Twitter, Instagram, Facebook
Is Your Group Affiliated With A University, Portal Or Other Agency?
no
Primary Editor/Contact Person
Adam Z. Levy
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Publisher
Contact Email
Publishes
essays, fiction, nonfiction, translation
Recent Awards Received
National Book Critics Circle Award, Finalist; International Booker Prize, Finalist
Representative Authors
Maria Tumarkin, Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Andrés Barba
Submissions Policy
Our open submissions period is from May 1–June 15.
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions
Yes
Submission Guidelines URL
Simultaneous Submissions Accepted
yes
Reading Period
From 5 / 1 - 6 / 15
Reporting Time
2 - 3 months
Author Payments
royalties, cash, copies
Number Of Paid Staff
1
Number Of Unpaid Staff
2
Year Founded
2015
Distributors
Consortium
E-distributors
Ingram
Number Of Books Published Per Year
6-8
Titles In Print
18
Percentage Of Above Available Digitally
100%
Paperback
100
Average Price Per Book
$15.95
Average Price Per E-Book
$15.95

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