Woodley Press publishes fiction, poetry, drama and literary non-fiction by Kansas authors.

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Woodley Press Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

Kevin Rabas
Dept of English, Box 4019
Emporia State University
1200 Commercial St.
Emporia, KS 66801

Submitting Your Work to Woodley Press

Before submitting to Woodley Press

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From the Woodley Press guidelines:

Woodley Press considers only Kansas authors' works for publication. Woodley Press specializes in fiction, poetry, drama, and literary nonfiction.

We prefer to work with authors of first books, for whom the book is an important step in a writing career. We rely heavily on the author's enthusiasm for the book, because almost all sales are generated by the author's promotion of the book through mailings (we'll pay), readings and book signings.

Submission Guidelines Details for Woodley Press

Market Type: Fiction, Non-fiction, Poetry

Contact: Kevin Rabas, Acquisitions Editor

Accepts: Drama, literary fiction and non-fiction, poetry

Web Address: www.washburn.edu/reference/woodley-press

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