Monday, 11 November 2013

PP Press: Call for Submissions


WARRANTY & AGREEMENT: By submitting to Poetry Pacific Press (PP Press), the submitter warrants that s/he alone has created the work s/he is submitting and that s/he owns all rights to it. The submitter will indemnify and hold PP Press and its staff harmless from and against any and all loss, damage, costs and other expenses arising out of claims, whatever their nature, resulting directly or indirectly from breach of this warranty. At the same time, the submitter/contributor agrees that PP Press can use part or all of his/her accepted material, including responses to PP's interview questions, on its Facebook and/or other similar social networking vehicles for promotional purposes.


* We read poetry manuscripts year round on a rolling basis;

* No author information in your submission please, except your name, and email address  - we follow the blind submission policy, and will ask you for a professional biography upon acceptance;

* Simultaneous submissions are welcome insofar as you give us notification when your manuscript is accepted elsewhere;

* For full-length collections, we normally print 80 - 120 pages of poetry; for short collections, 50 - 79 pages of poetry; for chapbooks, 30 - 49 pages of poetry;

*  Once accepted, it is the author's responsibility to solicit blurbs, proofread/copy-edit the manuscript, and make it print-ready, with the coverart, the 'Table of Contents,' the 'Acknowledgment,' and/or the 'Introduction,' if any, although we may try to help in the process;

* Our response-time is 3 - 6 months: since we never give anyone any 'rejection notice,' please feel free to do whatever you want to do with your submission if you do not get any response/acceptance from PP Press within 6 months after you send it over to us. In other words: only those accepted will get a reply;

* By publishing your work, we buy certain rights;

* Royalty and/or support plan will be discussed and agreed upon on an individual basis;

* Neither inquiry nor proposal is necessary - please send your manuscript to the following address:

114 - 8623 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada  V6P 5A2

* We charge no reading fee as a rule; however, if you choose to send your manuscript via email (to, we require you to pay a manuscript handling fee of $20 CAD/USD, payable to Mike Yuan or via paypal (to;

* Many thanks for your interest in and support of PP Press & Gooooodluuuuck!

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