noun, a small press specializing in books by queer and trans people
Damaged Goods Press accepts chapbook-length and full-length manuscripts on a rolling basis, and is currently reading for publication in late 2021 and beyond.
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 2-4 books a year, so please, submit only your very best, polished work
Damaged Goods Press does not charge reading/submission fees, but we do accept tip jar donations
We make every attempt to respond to submissions within six (6) 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 or Venmo.
Got questions, comments, or concerns? Email us at email@example.com