JackLeg Press initially launched in the early 2000s to bring writers and artists together from various regions of the country. Originally a small-batch, handmade journal, it later evolved into a formal publishing operation. JackLeg still aims to bring together diverse writers, give voice to young writers, and showcase more established authors. Select early contributors include:
Jon Anderson, Hugh Behm-Steinberg, Becky Byrkit, Tom Chandler, Lisa Cooper, Alison Deming, Denise Duhamel, Calvin Forbes, Reginald Gibbons, D.C. Gonzales-Prieto, Ray Gonzalez, James McManus, Simone Muench, Stacey Richter, Luis Rodriguez, Maureen Seaton, Boyer Rickel, Richard Siken, Barry Silesky, Daniel Tobin, Mark Turcotte, Sylvia Sohn Um, and Greggory Cullen Wagner.
At JackLeg, we stress authenticity, collaboration, and bold thinking.
Query first with one PDF. In the PDF, include a cover letter, your bio with acknowledgments, and a sample of the work. We will request the full manuscript if we see a possible fit with JackLeg Press.
Samples by genre are as follows:
Notes for interested writers:
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