Veliz Books

Type Of Organization
(915) 373-8369
Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
Veliz Books is an independent literary press dedicated to discovering, publishing and promoting work from emerging and established authors. We offer a vehicle where contemporary literature can travel. We are invested in fostering a community of readers and writers passionate about words and language, regardless of where they live. We publish fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Veliz Books is also committed to publishing translations into English from Spanish, Portuguese, Galician, and Portuñol. We believe in cultivating artistic and literary connections that transcend geographical, cultural, and political borders.

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Primary Editor/Contact Person
Laura Cesarco Eglin
Contact Title
Co-founding Editor / Publisher
Submissions Policy
Veliz Books have an open reading period from March 2nd to May 2nd of each year. We only accept electronic submissions.
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions
Author Payments
Year Founded
Number Of Books Published Per Year
Titles In Print
The Dead Will Rise and Save Us, Travelers Aid Society, Touching the Light of Day: Six Uruguayan Poets, Once More with Feeling, The Grill, One of These Days, La isla de tu nombre, How to Know the Flowers, Body of Work, Subjects We Left Out, We Do Not Live in Vain, (aviary), Uplands: Book of the Courel and other poems, The Ghetto, Into Muteness, April Warnings, Black Wings, History of Gone; Ready, Set, Go;