Missouri Publishers

Acorn Books

7337 Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64114-1256

Type: Small press; publishers of the Great Heartland Series
Specialization: Biographies for children
Annual publishing output: 2-3 books
Programs/Events: Exhibit at library and reading council conferences
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: No

Andrews McMeel Publishing

4520 Main St.
Kansas City, MO 64111

Web site: www.AndrewsMcMeel.com
Type: Trade
Specialization: General nonfiction, gift books, interactive children’s books
Annual publishing output: 300 books
Programs/Events: Trade show exhibits, Christmas in October, Kansas City Corporate Challenge, Support and/or sponsorship of numerous civic and cultural programs and events e.g., Laubach Literacy, The Writers Place, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: From agents only


Aphelion Publications, Inc.

5 Herring Dr.
Fulton, MO 65251

Type: Travel
Annual publishing output: 1
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: No

BkMk Press

Ben Furnish, Managing Editor
University of Missouri-Kansas City
5101 Rockhill Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64110-2499
E-mail: bkmk@umkc.edu

Type: Literary book publisher
Specialization: Contemporary poetry, short fiction, creative essay
Annual publishing output: 3-6 books
Programs/Events: Sponsors two annual book prizes, the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry and the G. S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: For submission guidelines please see www.umkc.edu/bkmk


BlueHen Books, a division of Penguin Group

200 N 9th Street Suite A.
Columbia, MO 65201

Type: Trade fiction
Specialization: Literary fiction and nonfiction
Annual publishing output: 10 books per year beginning 2001
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Query first (Send to the attention of Greg Michalson)


Broken Heart Publishing

John Coker
244 Mid Rivers Center
Suite 198, St. Peters, MO 63376
E-mail: info@smartdivorce.com
Web site: www.SmartDivorce.com

Type: Trade
Specialization: Consumer education materials about divorce
Annual publishing output: 1-2 books, 2-4 booklets, and one small press book catalog
Programs/Events: Seminars, Web Chats, member St. Louis Publishers Association and Publishers Marketing Association
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Yes (see author guidelines on web site)


The Brush & Palette Club, Inc.

P.O. Box 145
Hermann, MO 65041
E-mail: ranlo@ktis.net
Web Address: http://www.brushandpaletteclub.com/

Type: Non-fiction/regional history
Specialization: History of Hermann, MO area
Annual publishing output: N/A
Sideline Items: Pen and ink postcards of historic buildings in Hermann, Missouri; color postcards of Hermann scenes/structures; pen and ink with color map of Hermann, Missouri with historic buildings.
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: No
Cave Books

Richard Watson, Editor
756 Harvard Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63130-3134
Type: Trade
Specialization: Caves, karst, speleology ONLY
Annual publishing output: 2-4 books
Programs/Events: Washington University Book Show
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Yes
Cave Hollow Press

G. B. Crump, R. M. Kinder, Georgia R. Nagel, and James H. Taylor
P.O. Drawer J (for submissions and queries)
304 Grover (business office)
Warrensburg, MO 64093
E-mail: rmkinder@sprintmail.comnagel@iland.net
Web site: http://www.cavehollowpress.com/
Type: Literary publication
Specialization: fiction by writers from Missouri and the surrounding midwest
Annual publishing output: 1-3 books
Programs/Events: Readings, presentations, author signings, book fairs, writing contests.
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Query with sample and SASE

Eagle's View Press, LLC.
1312 Washington Ave., Ste. 101
CEF Press

Duane Hamilton
P.O. Box 348
Warrenton, MO 63383
Type: Religious
Specialization: Children's teaching materials and books
Annual publishing output: 10 books
Programs/Events: Member and exhibitor: Christian Booksellers Association
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Seldom
Chalice Press

P.O. Box 179
St. Louis, MO 63166
E-mail: chalice@cbp21mail.com
Web site: www.cbp21.com/cbp/Chalice/chalice2.html
Type: Religious -- general and academic
Annual publishing output: 25-40 books
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Yes: send general to David Polk; academic to Jon Berquist
Christian Board of Publication

P.O. Box 179
St. Louis, MO 63166
Web site: www.cbp21.com
Type: Religious
Specialization: See Chalice Press, the Book Division of CBP
College Press Publishing Company, Inc.

223 W. Third
Joplin, MO 64801
Web site: www.collegepress.com
E-mail: books@collegepress.com
Type: Religious
Specialization: Curriculum, college resources, general reading
Annual publishing output: 35 books
Programs/Events: Author signings
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Yes
Concordia Publishing House

3558 South Jefferson Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63118
Web site: www.cph.org
Type: Religious, academic
Specialization: children's, adult
Annual publishing output: 80-100 books
Promotional materials available: Curriculum, Bible studies
Programs/Events: Archy's Christian Book Fairs. These book fairs are available for churches and schools to offer Christian books from several companies and raise funds at the same time.
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Yes, send c/o Book Development
Convent Hill Publishing

1913 Cherry
Mexico, MO 65265
Web site: www.conventhill.com
Type: Fiction
Specialization: Catholic
Annual publishing output: 1 book
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: No
Cornerstone Press

1825 Bender Lane
Arnold, MO 63010
(314)608-4175
Type: Small press
Delmar

736 Eastgate 3N
St. Louis, MO 63130
Type: Literary
Specialization: Poetry, fiction, nonfiction, criticism, drama
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Yes
Programs/Events: Readings— public performances of poetry and fiction
Saint Louis, Missouri 63103
Web site: www.eaglesviewpress.com
Genres: Fiction and NonFiction, trade soft and hardcover books, ebooks, graphic design, book creation; political, historical, social, spiritual and lifestyle titles primarily.

The Directory of Missouri Foundations

Anne Borman, MA, Editor
P.O. Box 50299
St. Louis MO 63105
Phone: (314) 725-6834
E-mail: foundations@primary.net
Specialization: This reference tracks key leaders and $10 billion of assets held in charitable foundations in the state. The book is used by colleges, hospitals, museums and service organizations, as well as 80 libraries in Missouri. The book is also held in the collections of the Foundation Center of New York, Donors Forum of Chicago, and the Grantsmanship Center of Los Angeles. Founded in 1985 by Wilda Swift. 219 pages, soft cover, ISBN 0-9745464-0-2

Emerald Falcon Press

7386 Hazelcrest
Hazelwood, MO, 63042
Programs/Events: Book expos, conventions
Promotional materials available: Bookmarks, screensavers, calendars, coloring books Annual publishing output: 7 books
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Yes (contact Kim Dorlac or Dave Barlowe)

FBN Press

213-217 South Franklin Street
Kirksville, Mo. 63501
Publisher: Karl J. Hildebrand (von Niebelung)
Type: Small press/print-on-demand; digital e-text; Specialization: Facsimile & Academic Reprints; Religious Tracts Sideline Items:Law Commentaries; Specialized Textbooks; Ltd. Edition Fine Art Lithographs
Annual publishing output: 400-500 new titles per year since 2002 with a 6000+ title print-on-demand archive
Programs/Events: Book signings; arranged exhibitions; convention appearances; book fairs
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: See Guidelines on Website

G.W. Medical Publishing

2601 Metro Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63043-2411
Type: Textbook – medical
Specialization: Child abuse
Annual publishing output: 8-10 books
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Yes

GHB Publishers L.L.C.
3906 Old Highway 94 South, Suite 300
St. Charles, MO 63304
www.ghbpublishers.com
Type: Trade
Specialization: Children's, sports, regional
Annual publishing output: 30-35
Programs/Events: Author events, in-school events, trade shows
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Prefer query firstslater@acad.nwmissouri.edu
Type: Chapbooks
Specialization: Poetry
Annual publishing output: 1
Programs/Events: GreenTower Press publishes The Laurel Review, a journal of poetry, fiction, and personal essays.
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Nowww.goheartland.com
Type: General
Annual publishing output: 1-2
Programs/Events: Writer's conferences and book markets
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: No www.heliconnine.com
Type: Quality literary books
Specialization: Poetry and fiction
Annual publishing output: 3+ books
Promotional materials available: Notecards and bookmarks
Programs/Events: Marianne Moore Poetry Contest ($1,000 prize plus publication of book)
Willa Cather fiction contest ($1,000 prize plus publication of book)
Co-sponsor workshops in writing skills
Sponsor literary readings
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: No

GreenTower Press
Department of English
Northwest Missouri State University
Maryville, MO 64468
Gutenberg-Richter Publications

Rt. 1, Box 646
Marble Hill, MO 63764
Type: Science
Specialization: Midwestern earthquakes
Annual publishing output: 1 book
Programs/Events: Participate in book fairs in Kentucky, Ohio, Tri-State (Indiana-Illinois-Kentucky)
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: No
Heartland Publishing

P.O. Box 402
Seymour, MO, 65746

Helicon Nine Editions

Gloria Vando Hickok, Publisher
3607 Pennsylvania Ave
Kansas City, MO 64111
ImagineInk Publishing Company

Deborah E. Bowman, President
2178 East Pitman Ave., Wentzville, MO 63385-3712
Website: www.imagineinkpublishing.com
Type: Full-service niche, self-publishing, & subsidy publisher.
Specialization: History, fiction, non-fiction, collectibles, cookbooks, yearbooks, genealogy, poetry.
Annual publishing output: 3-5
Promotional materials available: Pads, bookmarks, etc.
Programs/Events: Poetry readings.
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Yes

Images Unlimited Publishing

Address: P. O. Box 305, Maryville, MO 64468
Type: Small press.
Specialization: Specializes in apple cookbooks, books for families, teachers and parenting professionals.
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: No
Email address: info@imagesunlimitedpub.com
Website: www.imagesunlimitedpub.com

International Linguistics Corporation

Sherry Schuman
3505 East Red Bridge Rd., Kansas City, MO 64137
E-mail: Learn@QNI.com
Type: Textbook, academic
Specialization: Foreign language programs for schools and individuals
Annual publishing output: 2-3 books
Programs/Events: Book fairs and school conventions
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Yes
Ivy Publishing

210 W. Oklahoma St., Branson, MO 65616
E-mail: ivypub@aol.com
Specialization: Travel
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: No
Landmark Editions, Inc.

1402 Kansas Ave., P.O. Box 270169, Kansas City, MO 64127
Type: Library books
Specialization: "Books for Students By Students"
Annual publishing output: 3 books (by contest winners)
Programs/Events: Sponsor the annual "National Written & Illustrated By … Awards Contest for Students" for young people between the ages of 6 and 19. To get a copy of the rules and guidelines, please send an SASE with .64 cents postage on a business-sized envelope.
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: No
Liguori Publications

One Liguori Dr.
Liguori, MO 63057-9999
E-mail: liguori@compuserve.com
Web site: www.liguori.org
Type: Religious/Catholic
Specialization: Parish ministry, personal spirituality, parish education
Annual publishing output: 150 books
Promotional materials available: Prayer cards, bulletins, software, pamphlets
Programs/Events: The Liguori Expo, held annually in March at Our Lady of the Snows, Belleville, Illinois
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Yes
Marsh Media

5901 Main St., Kansas City, MO 64112
E-mail: info@marshmedia.com
Type: Educational
Specialization: Elementary health/guidance
Annual publishing output: 2 books
Promotional materials available: Videos, teaching guides
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: No
Mid-America Press, Inc.

P.O. Box 575, Warrensburg, 64093-0575
Type: Poetry and creative writing
Annual publishing output: 4 books
Programs/Events: Annual Mid-America Press, Inc. Writing Award Competition
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: No
Milliken Publishing Co.

1100 Research Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63132
Web site: www.millikenpub.com
Type: Supplementary educational
Specialization: Grades K-12
Annual publishing output: 30-50 books
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: No
Missouri Archaeological Society

Missouri State University
901 S. National, Springfield, MO 65897
(417) 836-3773
Type: Trade, academic
Specialization: Archaeology
Annual publishing output: 1 book
Programs/Events: Annual meeting and book sale
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Yes
Missouri Historical Society Press

P.O. Box 11940, St Louis, MO 63109
Type: Scholarly
Specialization: St. Louis and Missouri history
Annual publishing output: 3 books
Programs/Events: Presentations, exhibits
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Yes

Moon City Press

Department of English Missouri State University
Springfield, MO 65897
Web site: http://mooncitypress.com/
Type: literary-academic small press
Specialization: Publications series include "Arts and Letters" and "Ozarks History and Culture"
Annual publishing output: 4-6 books
Programs/events: Co-sponsors Moon City Readings Series; individual author readings/signings locally and throughout the Ozarks; regional book fairs; writing contests
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Query first: JBaumlin@MissouriState.edu

Mozark Press LLC
PO Box 1746
Sedalia, MO 65301
Email: publisher@mozarkpress.com
Type: Small Press; Publishers of Shaker of Margaritas anthologies
Specialization: Fiction anthologies, nonfiction
Annual Publishing Output: 2-4 books
Programs/Events: Contests, calls for submissions, book signings
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: No.
www.mozarkpress.com

NAPSAC International

Lee Stewart, Editor-in-Chief
Rt. 1, P.O. Box 646, Marble Hill, MO 63764
Specialization: Books for parents and professionals on parenting, midwifery, natural childbirth, breastfeeding, pregnancy and early infant care, home birth, nutrition in pregnancy
Annual publishing output: 1-2 books
Programs/Events: Display at childbirth-related conferences
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Yes

Open Book Publishing
Rt. 2 Box 2607
Birch Tree, MO 65438
Web site: www.openbookpublishing.com
Type: Small, Independent press
Specialization: Adult/Young Adult Fiction, Children's Chapter Books, Nonfiction (Not interested in poetry or children's picture books at this time)
Annual publishing output: 5-7 books
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Yes

PAH Publishing
711 Hillcrest
Monett, MO 65708
E-mail: Sales@pahbooks.com
Type: Trade
Specialization: Classic Automobiles
Annual publishing output: 4-8 books
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Yes

Palmerston & Reed Publishing Company
1524 S. Big Bend Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63117
Web site: www.palmerston.com
Type: Trade, mass market, history, some cookbooks
Specialization: Local topics by local (St. Louis) writers
Annual publishing output: 20 books
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Yes, send c/o Jim Hunstein

Pebble Publishing / Missouri Gold
P.O. Box 2
Rocheport, MO 65279
Web site: www.pebblepublishing.com
E-mail: info@pebblepublishing.com
Type: Trade
Specialization: Missouri, regional interest, history, heritage, and guidebooks
Annual publishing output: 12-20 books
Programs/Events: Support Missouri Center for the Book, and would gladly consider helping with any book or reading program. Often give slide shows and talks.
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Yes, send c/o managing editor

Peebco Publishing House
P.O. Box 45333
St. Louis, MO 63145
Attn: Joseph Peebles, Editor
Web site: www.peebcopublishing.com
E-mail: peebco@worldnet.att.net
Type: Historical fiction and fictional espionage
Specialization: Historical fiction
Annual publishing output: 2 books
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Will review inquiries

Pen Central Press
P.O. Box 220369
St. Louis, MO 63122-0369
E-mail: pencent2@aol.com
Type: Self-help
Specialization: Divorce, journaling
Annual publishing output: 2 books
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Yes, send c/o Emily Buder

Penny Peephole Publications
1325 W. Sunshine St., # 168
Springfield, MO 65807
Type: Chapbooks
Specialization: Poetry
Annual publishing output: 1-12 books
Programs/Events: Prose and poetry contests. Poetry contests for American poets, aged 50 and over, specialized sonnet contests for poets of all ages, short fiction contests.
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Not a commercial publisher. Private clients only. Queries may be sent to Vera-Jane Goodin, Goodin Communications, PO Box 6003, Springfield, MO 65806

Pentecostal Publishing House, World Aflame Press
8855 Dunn Rd.
Hazelwood, MO 63042
E-mail: PPHpublish@aol.com
Type: Religious
Specialization: books, Sunday school literature, periodicals, tracts, Sunday school supplies
Annual publishing output: 8-10 books
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: No

PenUltimate Press, Inc.
W. Sullivan
520 North Skinker Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63130
Phone: (314) 862-3842
E-mail: penultim@swbell.net
Type: Literary book publisher
Specialization: Adult nonfiction (e.g. social issues, women's health), fiction (short stories), poetry
Annual publishing output: 1-2
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Yes
Programs/Events: Book signings, book discussions, book fairs

Portico Books
P.O. Box 9451
St. Louis, MO 63117
E-mail: info@grammarandmore.com
Web site: www.grammarandmore.com
Type: Trade/Textbook
Specialization: English Instruction
Annual publishing output: 1
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: No
Other materials available: Game, visual aids
Programs/Events: Exhibits at trade shows; regularly review books in monthly newsletter.

Purple Sky Publishing

PO Box 12013
Parkville, MO 64152
Specialization: Children's Books (Chapter/Picture), Poetry, Fiction
Annual Publishing Output: 3 -- 4 Pub annually
Accept unsolicited manuscripts?: After Request for Consideration filled out on website
Programs/Events: Member of PMA/SPAN/Authors/Publishers Association of America

Quality Medical Publishing, Inc.
Karen Berger, President
11970 Borman Dr., Ste. 222
St. Louis, MO 63146
E-mail: qmp@qmp.com
Web site: www.qmp.com
Type: Medical/consumer health
Specialization: Surgical specialties and consumer health publications
Annual publishing output: 12-20 books
Promotional materials available: Women's Health Planner
Programs/Events: Participate in numerous local, regional, national, and international medical meetings
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Yes

Reedy Press
P.O. Box 5131
St. Louis, Missouri 63139
E-mail: kbonasch@reedypress.com
Web site: www.reedypress.com
Type: Cultural, Historical and Sports
Specialization: cultural, historical, and sports books of premium quality; also specialize in co-publishing—working with colleges and universities, secondary schools, cultural/social institutions (museums, nonprofit organizations, historical societies, etc.), and companies to make trade and commemorative books that reflect a unique, inspired vision.
Annual publishing output: 10-30 titles
Programs/Events: Booksignings, Speakers for Community Clubs and Programs
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?:No

Rivendell Books

P.O. Box 9306
Richmond Heights, MO 63117-0306
E-mail: butch@gtw.net
Web site: www.rivendellbooks.com
Type: Mind, body and sprit
Specialization: Spiritual quest
Annual publishing output: 1 book
Programs/Events: Book readings, signings and speaking engagements
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Yes

River Road Press

P.O. Box 1214

Branson West, MO 65737
Type: Small press.
Specialization: Children's books, nonfiction and poetry.
Annual publishing output: 3-5
Programs/Events: Reflection Pond Poetry Contest, book fairs/festivals.
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: No

Sheed & Ward

Robert Heyer, Editor-in-Chief
115 E. Armour Blvd.

Kansas City, MO 64141
E-mail: Sheedward@aol.com
Type: Religious, religious/academic
Specialization: religion, theology, spirituality, pastoral ministry, practical self-help, ethics
Annual publishing output: 30 books
Promotional materials available: Newsletters, Catholic Practice, Cantor, Lector etc.
Programs/Events: Religious conferences
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Yes

Snowflake Press

Sylvia Forbes, editor
P.O. Box Box 522

Fayette, MO 65248
E-mail: sylvia@bylinescalendar.com
Type: Trade
Specialization: Publish annual Bylines Writer's Desk Calendar, Guide to Missouri Magazines; also publish Missouri-related fiction and non-fiction
Annual publishing output: 1-5
Promotional materials available:
Programs/Events: Available to speak to book clubs, garden clubs, schools and other groups about non-fiction writing, marketing, querying, magazine writing, etc.s
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Yes

SOM Publishing

HC 1, Box 15

Windyville, MO 65783
E-mail: som@som.org
Web site: www.som.org
Type: Spiritual education
Annual publishing output: 2 books
Programs/Events: Authors are available for book signings at book stores.
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: No

St. Louis Journalism Review

Editor
8380 Olive Blvd.

St. Louis, MO 63132-2814
470 E. Lockwood, Rm. 414, St. Louis, MO 63119
Type: Journalism
Specialization: Media critique
Annual publishing output: 10 journals
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Yes

The Sixteenth Century Journal

Kathryn Brammall, Managing Editor
Truman State University, TSUP Bldg.
100 E. Normal St.

Kirksville, MO 63501-4221
E-mail: brammall@truman.edu
Web site: http://escj.truman.edu/
Specialization: Scholarly journal of early modern studies, Quarterly journal
Annual publishing output: 4 journals per year
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: No

Southeast Missouri State University Press

Susan Swartwout
MS 2650, English Department
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Web site: www6.semo.edu/universitypress/
Type: University press; publishers of Big Muddy: Journal of the Mississippi River Valley
Specialization: Prefer manuscripts of any genre whose author or content is derived from the Mississippi River Basin area
Annual publishing output: 2-3 books; semiannual magazine
Programs/Events: Wordsfair (annual, local); trade exhibits; author lectures/signings
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Query first, attn: Susan Swartwout

The Sporting News Publishing Co.

Steve Mayerhoff, Executive Editor
10176 Corporate Square Dr., Ste. 200

St. Louis, MO 63132
Web site: www.sportingnews.com
Type: Sports
Specialization: Baseball, football, basketball, and hockey books
Annual publishing output: 14 books
Programs/Events: BookExpo America
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Yes

Stewart Printing and Publishing Co.

David Stewart, Publisher
646 Pomeroy Rd., Rt. 1

Marble Hill, MO 63764
Specialization: Genealogy, family history, poetry, non-fiction, novels, autobiography, program books
Annual publishing output: 10-20 books
Programs/Events: Occasional presentations and writers' conferences
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Query first

Summers Publishing

200 Chestnut St.

Jefferson City, MO 65101
Type: History, spiritual, specialty
Specialization: Local history
Annual publishing output: Irregular publishing schedule currently
Programs/Events: Walking tours and programs on Jefferson City history
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Not currently

Sweetgum Press

Baird Brock, R. M. Kinder, Kristine Lowe-Martin
P.O. Drawer J (for submissions and queries)

304 Grover (business office)
Warrensburg, MO 64093

E-mail: rmkinder@sprintmail.combb9609@iland.net
Web site: www.sweetgumpress.com
Type: Literary publication
Specialization: fiction by writers from Missouri, particularly from the Crowley's Ridge/Bootheel area.
Annual publishing output: 1-2 books
Programs/Events: Readings, presentations, book fairs, book signings, conference displays.
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Query with sample and SASE.

Timberline Press

Clarence Wolfshohl
6281 Red Bud

Fulton, MO 65251
Type: Literary
Specialization: Poetry and natural history essays
Annual publishing output: 1-2 books
Programs/Events: Participated in Kansas City Writer's Place Festival of the Book. Will demonstrate letterpress printing or participate in other capacities at book fairs and conferences.
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Will not be accepting new manuscripts for next 2 years.

Time Being Books

Trilogy M. Mattson
10411 Clayton Rd. Suites 201-203

St. Louis, MO 63131
(314) 432-1771

E-mail: tbbooks@sbcglobal.net
Web site: www.timebeing.com
Type: Small press specializing in adult contemporary poetry and short fiction
Accepts unsolicited submissions: No
Annual publishing output: 4-7

Truman State University Press

Nancy Rediger, Director/Editor-in-Chief
TSUP Bldg., 100 E. Normal St.

Kirksville, MO 63501-4221
660-785-7336 or 800-916-6802
E-mail: tsup@truman.edu
Web site: tsup.truman.edu
Type: Academic
Specialization: Sixteenth Century Essays & Studies Series, New Odyssey Series (poetry), regional studies
Annual publishing output: 10-12 books
Programs/Events: T. S. Eliot Prize for Poetry ($2000 and publication of winning book)
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Yes

Tula Publishing Inc.

P.O. Box 1544

St. Peters, MO 63376-8544
E-mail: tula@SPANnet.org
Type: Commercial
Specialization: True crime, suspense novels
Annual publishing output: 1 book
Programs/Events: Seminars, conferences, booksignings
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: No

University of Missouri Press

2910 LeMone Blvd.

Columbia, MO 65201
Web site: http://press.umsystem.edu/

Type: Scholarly, regional
Specialization: American history, literary criticism, political thought, regional, women studies, black studies, literacy readers, journalism
Annual publishing output: 50-55 books
Programs/Events: Exhibits, various programs
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Prefer query letters

Virginia Publishing Co.

Jeff Fister, Publisher
4814 Washington #120

St. Louis, MO 63108
E-mail: publisher@wordnews.com
Web site: www.wordnews.com
Type: Trade paperback
Specialization: Regional history and interest
Annual publishing output: 3-5 books
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: Yes

Woods Colt Press

P.O. Box 22524

Kansas City, MO 64113
Type: Small press, literary
Specialization: Nonfiction
Annual publishing output: 1 book
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: No

Echo Work Publishers
P.O. Box 964
Springfield, MO 65801-0964
E-mail: publisher@echowork.com
Type: Trade, non-fiction
Specialization: Self-help, Human Relations
Programs/Events: Author talks
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts?: No