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Black Mountain Press is
a literary press for outstanding emerging writers publishing several
different genres of books annually. For the next three years from 2012
through the end of 2014 our focus will be in collections of poetry, memoir,
novels and collections of short stories. Our editors are looking for the
highest quality literary fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry that combines a distinct voice and vision for this literary small press
located in Asheville, NC.
Period: We will accept submissions from March 1st through
December 2014. If a stamped mailer is enclosed, your submission will be
returned; if not, it will be recycled.
Procedure: We do not accept email submissions or any form of electronic
documents. We accept manuscripts via regular mail only. Send one hard copy
of your finished, book-length manuscript, along with a cover letter
containing contact information, relevant biographical information.
Manuscripts should be typed on one side of thee page only; prose
manuscripts double spaced with a 12pt font.
submissions include a self- addressed stamped #10 size envelope (SASE) for
our reply. Do not send us your only copy, if a stamped mailer is enclosed
we will return your copy, if not it will be recycled.
We do not
accept unsolicited query letters, sample chapters, or proposals to the
editors. We are only interested in seeing your completed manuscript. We
also do not publish stand-alone poems or stories. We also are not accepting
any children’s or young adult literature, plays or self-help books over the
next three years. We do not publish romance, science fiction, thrillers,
detective fiction, horror stories, westerns, or anthologies. How-to guides
will continue to be accepted on a limited basis during these three years.
Time: We have a small editorial staff, and we respond to submissions within
five to six months. Because of the volume of submissions, we simply cannot
take phone calls or respond to emails inquiring about the status of
manuscripts. If you haven’t heard from us in six months, please send a
Mountain Press is happy to receive unsolicited manuscripts from authors
previously published or not. We just ask you to read the guidelines and
submit work that fits our needs. For questions about submissions, please
email us at:
submissions to: Black Mountain Press, PO Box 9907, Asheville, NC, 28815.
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