New Rivers Press at Minnesota State University publishes collections of poetry, novels or novellas, short fiction and non-fiction anthologies, and translations of literary writing from outside the United States. New Rivers Press has published the work of...  more

New Rivers Press



New Rivers Press Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

1104 Seventh Avenue South
Moorhead MN 56563

Editor: Suzanne Kelley

Submitting Your Work to New Rivers Press

Before submitting to New Rivers 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 New Rivers Press by reading a sample issue before submitting.


If you have recently submitted to New Rivers 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 New Rivers Press guidelines:

The submission period for the 2012 MVP Competition, a search for book-length unpublished manuscripts by new or emerging writers, is Sept. 15 - Nov. 1 (postmark), 2012. The poetry prize and the prose prize this year are open to anyone writing in English. There is a $25 entry fee. The two winning titles will be published in Fall 2014 by New Rivers Press and distributed nationally through Consortium Book Sales and Distribution. Each winning author will receive $1,000, ten complimentary copies, and a standard book contract. We hope to announce winners by June 1, 2013.

Simultaneous submissions are fine, but notify NRP immediately of acceptance elsewhere. If you fail to give such notification and your manuscript is selected, your submission gives NRP permission to proceed with publication.)

Submission Guidelines Details for New Rivers Press

Market Type:Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Translation

Contact: Suzanne Kelley, Managing Editor


Accepts: Poetry, Fiction, Non-fiction, Translation

Simultaneous Submissions: Yes

Reprints: No

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