modern poetry publishers


Updated 2017

Should I remove one of the modern poetry publishers below? Did I miss one? Let me know.

2Leaf Press


3: A Taos Press

918studio Press

A Midsummer Night’s Press

A Raven Above Press

A-Minor Press

Able Muse Press

Action Books

Aforementioned Productions

Ahsahta Press

Airlie Press

Alice James Books

Amherst Writers & Artists Press

Ampersand Books

Anchor & Plume Press

Anhinga Press

Another New Calligraphy

Anvil Press Publishers Inc.

Apogee Press

Aquarius Press

Archipelago Books, Inc.

Argos Books

Arktoi Books

Arte Público Press

Ashland Poetry Press


Augury Books

Austin Macauley

Autumn House Press

Avignon Press

Awst Press

Backbone Press

Baobab Press

Barrow Street Press

BatCat Press

Bateau Press

Bear Star Press

Big Game Books

Big Lucks Books

BkMk Press

Black Lawrence Press

BlazeVOX [books]

Bleeding Heart Publications

Blue Light Press

BOA Editions, Ltd.

Bona Fide Books

Bottle of Smoke Press

Bottom Dog Press/ Bird Dog Publishing

Brick Mantel Books

Brick Road Poetry Press

Bright Hill Press

Brooklyn Arts Press

C&R Press

Caffeinated Press, Inc.

Calamari Press

Calypso Editions


Canarium Books

Carnegie Mellon University Press

Carolina Wren Press

CavanKerry Press

Červená Barva


Cherry Castle Publishing

City Lights Books

Cleveland State University Poetry Center

Coach House Books

Codhill Press

Coffee House Press

Cold Hub Press

Colonus Publishing, Inc.

Concrete Wolf

Conundrum Press

Convulsive Editions

Cooper Dillon Books

Copper Canyon Press

Counterpath Press

Crisis Chronicles Press

Curbside Splendor Publishing

Dalkey Archive Press

Damaged Goods Press

Deerbrook Editions

Del Sol Press

Diversion Press, Inc.

Dos Gatos Press

Educe Press

Elixir Press

Essay Press

Etched Press

Etchings Press

Etruscan Press

Faber & Faber

Fence Books

Finishing Line Press

Flutter Press

Folded Word

FootHills Publishing

Four Way Books

Furniture Press Books

Futurepoem books

FutureCycle Press

Gaspereau Press Ltd.

George Braziller, Inc.

Gertrude Press

Ghostbird Press

Gival Press

Glass Lyre Press


Gold Line Press

Graywolf Press

great weather for MEDIA

Green Writers Press

Grid Books

Hanging Loose Press

Hawkins Publishing Group

Headmistress Press

Hexagon Press

Heyday Books

Hip Pocket Press

Hiraeth Press

hit & run press

Hobblebush Books

Holland Park Press

Homebound Publications

House of Anansi Press

Hub City Press

Ibbetson Street Press

Ice Cube Press, LLC

Inknbeans Press

Iris Press

Jacar Press

Kaya Press

Kelsey Street Press

Keyhole Press

Knut House Press

Kore Press

Knopf Doubleday

Krupskaya Books

Lame House Press

Lavender Ink / Diálogos

Les Figues Press

Lilly Press

Liquid Light Press

Literary House Press @ Washington College

Litmus Press

Little Red Tree Publishing

Louisiana State University Press

Loom Press

Lost Horse Press

Lotus Press, Inc.

Lummox Press

Lynx House Press

MadHat Press

Main Street Rag Publishing Company

Manic D Press

Mansfield Press

Marick Press

Marsh Hawk Press

Mayapple Press

Medusa’s Laugh Press

Miami University Press

Michigan State University Press

Mid-List Press

Milkweed Editions

MilSpeak Books

Misty Publications

Mongrel Empire Press

MWC Press

Negative Capability Press

New American Press

New Delta Review

New Issues Poetry & Prose

New Michigan Press

New Rivers Press

NewSouth Books

NightBallet Press

Nightboat Books

Noemi Press

Northwestern University Press

Ohio University Press

Omnidawn Publishing

Origami Poems Project

Orison Books

Other Press

P.R.A. Publishing

Paper Nautilus

Parallel Press

Paris Press

Parlor Press

Passager Books

Pavement Saw Press

Paycock Press

Pearl Editions

Pebblebrook Press


Penumbra Press

Persea Books

Perugia Press

Philistine Press

Plan B Press

Pleasure Boat Studio: A Literary Press

Poetic Matrix Press

Poor Claudia

Press 53

Prolific Press Inc.

Publishing Genius

Punk Hostage Press

Quercus Review Press

QuillsEdge Press

Ragged Sky Press


Red Bird Chapbooks

Red Ferret Press

Red Hen Press

Red Mountain Press

Red Paint Hill Publishing

RedBone Press

rinky dink press

River City Publishing

Roof Books

Rose Metal Press

Saddle Road Press

Sage Hill Press

Sagging Meniscus Press

Saint Julian Press, Inc.

Salmon Poetry

Sarabande Books, Inc.

Saturnalia Books

Serving House Books

Settlement House Books, Inc.

Seven Stories Press

Shabda Press

Shanti Arts Publishing

Shechem Press

Sibling Rivalry Press

Sixteen Rivers Press

Slapering Hol Press

Slipstream Press

Slope Editions

Snake Nation Press

Southeast Missouri State University Press

Split Lip Press

SpringGun Press

Steel Toe Books

Stillhouse Press

Subito Press

Sundress Publications

Switchback Books

Tarpaulin Sky Press

Ten Penny Players/Bard Press

Textile Series

The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective

The Altar Collective

The Bitter Oleander Press

The Hollow Press

The Lives You Touch Publications

The National Poetry Review Press

The Operating System

The Poet’s Press

The Post-Apollo Press

The Song Cave

The Waywiser Press

The Word Works

Three Mile Harbor Press

Three Rooms Press


Tiger Bark Press

Timeless, Infinite Light

Toad Press

Tree Light Books

Treehouse Press

Trembling Pillow Press

Trio House Press

Truman State University Press

Tupelo Press

Two Sylvias Press

Ugly Duckling Presse

unbound CONTENT, LLC

Underground Voices

Unicorn Press

University of Arkansas Press

University of Chicago Press

University of Georgia Press

University of Iowa Press

University of Massachusetts Press

University of Michigan Press

University of Pittsburgh Press

University of South Carolina

University of Tampa Press

University of Utah Press

University of Wisconsin Press

Unsolicited Press

Vallum: Contemporary Poetry

VerbalEyze Press

Virtual Artists Collective

Vulgar Marsala Press

Wake Forest University Press

Washington Writers’ Publishing House

Wave Books

Wayne State University Press

Weasel Press

Wesleyan University Press

Whirlybird Press

White Pine Press

White Violet Press

Whitepoint Press

Wick Poetry Center

Wild Age Press

Willow Springs Books

Wings Press

Winter Goose Publishing

Wiseblood Books

Wising Up Press

Wordcraft of Oregon, LLC


Wordrunner eChapbooks

WordTech Editions

Writ Large Press

Write Bloody Publishing

W.W. Norton


Yellow Chair Press

Yellow Flag Press

YellowJacket Press

YesYes Books