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Oberlin College Press Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

10 N. Professor St., Oberlin College
Oberlin OH 44074

Phone: (440)775-8408

Fax: (440)775-8124

Submitting Your Work to Oberlin College Press

Before submitting to Oberlin College Press

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 Oberlin College Press by reading at least one of their titles before submitting.

If you have recently submitted to Oberlin College Press 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 Oberlin College Press guidelines:

Book-length manuscripts of poetry in translation will be considered year-round for the FIELD Translation Series. Please use our Submissions Manager to send sample poems and a letter of inquiry describing the work and indicating that you have the author's permission, where appropriate, to seek publication for your translations.


FIELD Poetry Prize: The editors of FIELD award the FIELD Poetry Prize annually for an unpublished poetry manuscript between 50 and 80 pages in length. The contest is open to all poets, whether or not they have previously published a book. Oberlin College Press publishes the winning manuscript in the FIELD Poetry Series and awards the winning author $1000 and a standard royalty contract. Entries are accepted during the month of May only.

Submission Guidelines Details for Oberlin College Press

Market Type:Book

Accepts: Poetry

Web Address: www.oberlin.edu/ocpress