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Browse through our Spring and Winter 2015 catalog!
Cleis Press and Viva Editions is seeking an editorial and marketing intern to help our dynamic publishing team. Interested? Find our application guidelines here.
See which Cleis Press titles are nominated for awards this year, and see a complete list of the awards we have won for 2014 and 2013, including six Indepdenent Publisher Awards, and a Lambda Literary Award for Wild Girls, Wild Nights.
Cleis Pres/Viva Editions was also named Publisher of the Year by ForeWord Reviews!
Cleis Press award nominees
Cleis Press award winners
In celebration of Pride month, we kicked off a brand new project we called Out Writers. Join us—and a tide of queer voices—in celebrating the importance of LGBTQ writing on #OutWriters. Our own publisher Brenda Knight shares her story of starting at Cleis Press in the introduction to Best Gay Romance 2013.
Want your story published in one of our anthologies? Our editors are always looking for new work! Check out open submissions here, and please follow the editor's guidelines when submitting.
Sorry, there are no open calls for submissions right now.
If you wish to submit a book proposal, please follow the following guidelines. All proposals should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include a CV, a list of previous publications, and the first chapter of the book in the body of the email. In an attachment, please include the manuscript, in either MS Word or PDF format. Please DO NOT send poetry or recommendation letters.
If you wish to mail in your proposal, please mail it to:
Attn: Karen Thomas
Cleis Press and Viva Editions
101 Hudson St. 37th Floor, Suite 3705
Jersey City, NJ 07302
We appreciate your patience in receiving replies. Please DO NOT call the office regarding your submission, if interested we will contact you directly. We also do not take calls regarding manuscripts that have not yet been submitted.