independent publisher committed to fostering and honoring the work of writers of all cultures. publisher hosts readings, book signings, workshops, and ekphrasis events throughout the year across the United States featuring its list of contributors. At this time, the editors are concentrating on the genre of poetry. Manuscript submissions are by invitation only Except for their annual contest. Manuscripts submitted for the 42 Miles Press Poetry Award- contemporary “voice” in American poetry, an awareness of our moment in time as poets. poetry that is experimental as well as work of a more formalist bent, as long as it reflects a complexity and sophistication of thought and language. . eclectic. (Past winners include Betsy Andrews, Carrie Oeding, Allan Peterson, Erica Bernheim, Mary Ann Samyn, Bill Razmovicz, Tracey Knapp, William Stobb, and others. We are also working on forthcoming titles by Claire Bateman and Bryce Berkowitz.
The winning poet will receive $1,000, publication of his or her book, and 50 author copies. The winner will also be invited to give a reading at Indiana University South Bend as part of the release of the book.