Submissions

Moon Pie Press has published over 80 books since we started in 2003. We aim to release 4 to 6 new books per year for the foreseeable future. Right now we have books accepted to publish for another year. That said, we are always looking for new wonderful poetry to consider publishing. If you have a manuscript, please DO NOT SUBMIT IT unsolicited via email or snail mail. Email Alice about possibly sending her some sample poems, at moonpiepress@yahoo.com. Thank you. We realize that there are many worthy poetry books out there and not enough presses, contests or other outlets to publish them.

We hope you will support our press by buying some of our books. This is also a good way to get a sense of what kind of poetry we are looking for.

In general, what we are looking for when we are reading manuscripts is:

General advice:

I recommend a website called Empty Mirror Books, under Publishing Info/Poetry Publishing Info and Advice – this gives excellent practical tips about publishing your work.

Thank you.