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Hippocampus Magazine and Press LLC is looking for book-length works for its small press division, Books by Hippocampus. 


We're looking for work in the following categories (and, in parentheses, is what to submit for consideration):

  • Memoirs (query + first three chapters)
  • Essay collections (query + three essays)
  • Literary journalism/researched memoir - (query + first three chapters OR proposal, as we'll entertain strongly developed ideas that may not yet be completed projects)
  • Craft of writing books (proposal)


We'll respond to all queries/proposals within six months. Thank you for your interest. 

Please note the selection process is competitive; during our early years, we'll have the capacity to publish two to three titles per year. 


We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.