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Alice James Books Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

238 Main St.
Farmington ME 04938

Phone: (207)778-7071

Fax: (207)778-7071

Submitting Your Work to Alice James Books

Before submitting to Alice James Books

The Market List recommends you verify the market is active and accepting submissions before sending your manuscript via regular mail. You may verify a market status by either visiting their website, calling their listed phone number, or comfirming via regular mail that the market is still active before sending them your work.

To be sure your submission is appropriate for this market, we recommend you familiarize yourself with Alice James Books by reading at least one of their titles before submitting.

If you have recently submitted to Alice James Books or have experience with this market, please submit a comment below. Recent submission response times are always welcome and helpful to other writers.

From the Alice James Books guidelines:

Alice James Books will be accepting queries for the AJB Translation Series―to be reviewed by the Translation Committee―between the months of September and March only. Queries sent outside of the reading period will not be answered.


All manuscripts must be complete at the time of query submission.


Queries must consist of the following: A letter detailing the project, its impact/relevance to our literary community, and information about the poet and translator(s); A ten poem sample of the translations, including the original-language text; Name, address, email and phone number for the person submitting the query.


Submission Guidelines Details for Alice James Books

Market Type:Book

Accepts: Poetry

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