Saturday, February 19, 2011

C. Hope Clark...

...the founder of has reviewed The Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Flash Fiction, edited by Tara L. Masih. "This book is worthy of a collegiate classroom, my friend," she says, and we could not agree more. Read the whole review here. Thanks, C. Hope!


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Friday, February 18, 2011

Our 2011 Open Reading Period... on. Details are below, and here.

From February 15 through March 30, 2011, we will be actively seeking full-length hybrid and cross-genre manuscripts for consideration for publication in 2012. We are particularly interested in short short, flash, and micro-fiction; prose poetry, novels-in-verse or book-length linked narrative poems; flash nonfiction or book-length memoirs in shorts; and other literary works that move beyond traditional genres to find new forms of expression. The best way to see what we mean by hybrid is to take a look at our catalog. We welcome submissions in all styles and on all subjects, and encourage a broad and expansive interpretation of hybridity.

Please email your manuscript of 48 pages or more—double-spaced for prose, single-spaced for poetry (or both, if it’s mixed)—between February 15 and March 30 with a $10 reading fee paid via our website (the payment button will appear when the reading period opens). Please also include an acknowledgments page of where individual pieces have been published, if applicable, as well as a brief author biography. We welcome submissions from outside of the U.S. and Canada, and ask that interested submitters from outside the U.S. and Canada simply use the “Donate” button on the Support RMP page to pay their fee. If you have questions, please don't hesitate to email us.

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The Rejectionist interviews Rose Metal Press author Carol Guess...

...who has a lot of fascinating things to say about her body of work and the indie publishing community in general. Read it all here.

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Tuesday, February 08, 2011

AWP 2011!

Happened! And Rose Metal Press was there, complete with author signings by Adam Golaski and Mary Hamilton (and almost by Carol Guess, who--to our chagrin--ended up thwarted in her flight plans by the horrible weather in Chicago)...

...and plenty of books...

...and flyers. Among them was one announcing our Call for Submissions for our Open Reading Period taking place from February 15th through March 30th. Check our site for more details, and then send us your best hybrid work.


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