noun, a small press specializing in books by queer and trans people
Damaged Goods Press 2019 chaplet series:
Chaplets are small single author collections of poetry, only 6-8 pages, with about 25 short lines per page. The annual series will include 10 chaplets, to be bundled together, think The New-Generation African Poets Chapbook Series or Anne Carson’s Float, but on a smaller, more low-key scale.
publication is scheduled for January 2019
chaplet trim: 2.75″ x 4.5″
no isbn/front/back matter
contributors will receive a complimentary bundle
individual poems may be previously published, but the collection as a whole should be unpublished
Damaged Goods Press accepts chapbook length and full-length manuscripts on a rolling basis, and is currently reading for publication between mid 2019-late 2020.
CHAPBOOKS: submit 20-40 pages of poetry, micro memoir, or lyric essay
FULL-LENGTHS: submit 60-120 pages of poetry, prose poetry, lyric essay, or hybrid non-fiction
The content does not have to be queer or trans related
Damaged Goods Press will publish 3-5 books a year, so please, submit only your very best, polished work
Damaged Goods Press does not charge reading/submission fees
We make every attempt to respond to submissions within four (4) months, sometimes it’s shorter, sometimes it’s longer, but we ALWAYS reply
Book runs are open-ended
Writers will receive 20 perfect bound copies of their book, with the option to purchase additional copies at cost (meaning we make no money and there are no royalties).
50% of net profits from book sales will be paid to the writer on an annual basis via PayPal.**