Vital addresses for poets

UK Publishers

Telephone numbers, faxes, websites etc., are given where available. If a publisher has an asterisk next to its name, the listing was added or amended in Summer 2001. For all other addresses, phone or write a short letter in case they have moved, before submitting work.

To phone UK from USA, dial 44 and omit the first zero of tel. no.

Agenda Editions,
5 Cranbourne Court, Albert Bridge Road, London, SW11 4PE.

Room A Flat 10, 116 Sutherland Avenue, Maida-Vale, London W9.

Bedlam Press,
Church Green House, Old Church Lane, Pateley Bridge, N Yorkshire, HG3 5LZ.

Blackstaff Press Ltd.*
Blackstaff House, Wildflower Way, Apollo Road, Belfast BT12 6TA
Tel: 028-9066 8074 fax 028-9066 8207
email: [email protected]
Managing Director: Anne Tannahill
Fiction, poetry, biography, history, natural history, humour, educational

Bloodaxe Books Ltd.*
PO Box 1SN, Newcastle upon Tyne NE99 1SN
Tel: (01434) 240500
Fax: (01434) 240505
Directors: Neil Astlev, Simon Thirsk
Poetry, literary criticism. No e-mail or fax submissions (email witheld).

Canongate Books Ltd.*
14 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1TE
Tel: 0131-557 5111
Fax: 0131-557 5211
e-mail [email protected]
Publisher Jamie Bvng, Senior Editor Judy Moir
Adult non-fiction and fiction: Poetry, Scottish Interest, Pocket Canons, literary fiction, art, travel, translations, philosophy, religion, history, biography.

Chapman Press,
4 Broughton Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3RX.

Crescent Moon Publishing,
PO Box 393,Maidstone, Kent ME14 5XU.
Tel: 01622 729593.
email: [email protected]
The Director is Jeremy Robinson. Crescent Moon publish poetry, feminism, cinema and cultural studies. Visit the website for further information.

(Disability Arts Magazine), 10 Woad Lane, Great Coats, Grimsby, DN37 9NH.

3 Spittal St, Edinburgh, EH3 9DY.

Edinburgh Review (publication),
22 George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LF.

Enitharmon Press *
36 St George's Avenue, London, N7 0HD.
Tel: 020-7607 7194
Fax: 020-7607 8694
email: [email protected]
Director: Stephen Stuart-Smith
Poetry, literary criticism, fiction, translations, artists' books. No unsolicited manuscripts - send work through literary agent, who should phone first.

44 Rudyard Road, Biddulph Moor, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST8 7JN.

European Judaism,
Kent House, Rutland Gardens, London, SW7 1BX.

First Time,
Burdett Cottage, 4 Burdett Place, George Street, Hastings, East Sussex.

Flambard Press *
Stable Cottage, East Fourstones, Hexham, Northumberland NE47 5DX
Tel: (01434) 674360
Fax: (01434) 674178
Managing Editor: Peter Lewis
Poetry and fiction (literary and crime). Book-length submissions only, with sae., and send a preliminary letter first.

Friends of Dymock Poets,
7 Winston Close, Ledbury, Hertfordshire HR8 2XQ.

Forward Press,
Poetry Now, Triumph House, Arrival Press, 1-2 Wainman Road, Woodstone, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Gairm/Gairm Publications *
29 Waterloo Street, Glasgow, G2 6BZ.
Editorial Director: Derick Thomson
Fax: 0141 221 1971

The Gallery Press *
Loughcrew, Oldcastle, Co. Meath, Republic of Ireland
Tel & Fax: 049 8541779
email: mailto:[email protected]
Editor and Publisher: Peter Fallon
Poetry, Drama, some fiction - by Irish authors. Allied to Deerfield Publications Inc., USA.

The Goldsmith Press,*
Newbridge, Co. Kildaire, Republic of Ireland
Tel: (045) 434648
Directors: D. Egan, V. Abbot
email: [email protected]
Poetry, art, Irish interest, literature.

Hangman Books,
2 May Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 2HY.

Hilltop Press, 4 Nowell Place, Almondbury, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD5 8PB.

Hippopotamus Press / Outposts Poetry Quarterly,*
22 Whitewell Road, Frome, Somerset BA11 4EL.
Poetry submissions from new poets are welcome.

House of Moonlight,
15 Oakwood Road, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 2SP.

Jackson's Arm, C/O Skunk Island Publishing, Box 74, Lincoln, LN1 1QG.

Kawabata Press, Knill Cross House, Millbrook, Torpoint, Cornwall.

Kingfisher, Elsley House, 24-30 Great Titchfield St. London W1P 7AD.
Tel: 0171 631 0878.

Rump Booklets, 63 Dixon Lane, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS12 4RR.

Lines Review, Edgefield Road, Loanhead, Edinburgh, EH20 9SY.

London Magazine, 30 Thurloe Place, London SW7.

The Mandeville Press,
Old Hall, Norwich Road, South Burlingham, Norfolk NR13 4EY.

National Poetry Foundation, 27 Mill Road, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 0TH.

New Hope International,
20 Werneth Avenue, Gee Cross, Hyde, Cheshire, SK14 5NL.

The North/The Poetry Business,
Smith/Doorstop Publishing, 51 Byram Arcade, Westgate, Huddersfield, HD1 1ND.
(SPECIAL NOTE: This is an exciting, very discerning and fussy publisher. Make it with them and you can do anything. They run a yearly competition which costs around 12 to enter. You send in 24 poems, perhaps on a theme, with a view to publication as a collection plus a big cash prize, and several other great prizes. Modern, serious, down-to-earth subject matter is best. Write for details.)

Onlywomen Press,*
40 St Lawrence Terrace, London W10 5ST, Tel: 020 8354 0796
email: [email protected], Managing Director is Lilian Mohin.
(NOTE: They publish lesbian/feminist work: theory, fiction, poetry, crime fiction and cultural criticism)

7 Grayson Close, Stocksbridge, Sheffield S30 5BJ.
(NOTE: Exclusively for housebound, elderly and disabled poets.)

Peace and Freedom/Eastern Rainbow,
17 Farrow Road, Whaplode Drove, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE12 0TS.

Pennine Platform,
Ingmanthorpe Hall Farm Cottage, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS22 5EQ.

Peterloo Poets, 2 Kelly Gardens, Calstock, Cornwall, PL18 9SA.

Phoenix Broadsheets,
New Broom Private Press, 78 Cambridge Street, Leicester, LE3 OJP.
(For today's erudite, well-read phoenix.)

Plantagenet Productions,
Westridge, Highclere, Nr. Newbury, Royal Berkshire, RG15 9PJ.

Poetical Histories, 27 Sturton Street, Cambridge, CB1 2QG.

The Poetry Cafe/The Poetry Review,
22 Betterton Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9BU.
Tel: 0171 240 4810. (NOTE: A helpful place, literally a cafe, they do a magazine and have readings in the cafe on Tuesday nights. Get there at 7.00pm to register to do a reading by 7.30. You could meet some interesting people.)

USA Publishers

David R. Godine, Publisher Inc., PO Box 9103, Lincoln, MA 01773.

HarperColins Publishers *
10 East 53rd Street, New York, NY 10022.
Tel: 212 207 7000
NO UNSOLICITED WORK. Submissions must be sent via a literary agent.

Milkweed Editions * 430 First Avenue North, Suite 400, Minneapolis, MN 55401.
Tel: 612 332 3192
Fax: 612 332 6248
Publisher and Editor: Emilie Buchwald
Poetry, fiction, essays, nature, childrens' novels.

University of Illinois Press *
1325 South Oak Street, Champaign, IL 61820.
Tel: 217 333 0950

University of Massachussetts Press *
PO Box 429, Amherst, MA 01004-0429
Tel: 413 545 2217

Zoland Books,
384 Huron Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138
Tel: 617 864 6252

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