Get a free story and 20% off your first order when you sign up for our newsletter. You'll receive updates about new titles, events, special offers, and other Cleis news. 

Join now

We (heart) FetLife: BDSM & Fetish Community for Kinksters, by kinksters

How Did You Hear About Us?
Social Media (Facebook, twitter, etc.)
Search engine
Radio / TV

General Contact Info

Susan Twum-Baah, Marketing & Publicity Associate

Julian Segal, Sales Associate
Julian is our sales guru. He gets the books on the shelves and works hard to keep them coming!

General Inquiries:

Cleis Press

101 Hudson St. 37th Floor, Suite 3705
Jersey City, NJ 07302

Phone: 646-257-4343


Interested in submitting material to Cleis Press? Read our submission guidelines.

Want to submit to Best Women's Erotica? Check out what Rachel Kramer Bussel has to say here.

Is Best Lesbian Erotica more your style? Sacchi Green will fill you in here.

Internship Program

Cleis Press is regularly seeking publishing interns to help our dynamic publishing team, now located in Jersey City, New Jersey. Candidates in Public Relations, English, Journalism, Editing or Marketing programs are welcome to apply. Interns should be interested in pursuing a career in publishing, be detail oriented, and and possess good writing skills. 

As a publishing intern, you would help with editorial and marketing tasks, such as reviewing manuscripts for submission, proofreading, and working with the sales and marketing staff to promote books and authors through print, electronic and online media as well as special events and readings in the New York area. You will assist with social media and website updates, develop media lists, and assist with press mailings. 

The internship is unpaid and candidates must commit to 16 hours per week for a term of 14-16 weeks. College level candidates must register for academic credit internship with their college or university (fall, spring, summer) and provide official documentation on school letterhead confirming this information for acceptance. 

Please send resumé and cover letter via email to:

Desk Copies

We gladly offer a complimentary desk copy of any book that has been adopted as a required text for a course and has been placed on order at a bookstore. Please fax requests on official school letterhead to: (510) 845-8001.

Desk copies can only be shipped to school mailing addresses. Sorry, we do not accept desk copy requests by phone or email.

For a list of suggested titles for academic courses, please visit our Academic Resources page.

Foreign Rights & Permissions

For foreign rights & permissions inquries, please contact us here.


Interested in becoming a reviewer for Cleis Press and/or Viva Editions? Find our blogger and reviewer guidelines here.


Home | About | Spotlight | Cleis News | Cleis Awards | For The Media | How To Order | For Booksellers | Contact | Resources | Privacy Policy
Copyright 2015 Cleis Press, All Rights Reserved.