Submissions sought for 2018 Goose River Anthology

Posted:  Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 10:15am

Goose River Press seeks selections of fine poetry, essays, and short stories (3,000 words or less—double-spaced) for its 16th annual anthology book, which is beautifully produced with full color cover in paperback and a full color dust jacket in hard cover.

No purchase is required and nothing is required of the author for publication. Goose River Press retains one-time publishing rights only. Deadline for submissions is April 30 (postmarked). Publication will be in the fall of 2018 - the anthologies make great Christmas gifts! Guidelines are as follows:

  • Submit clean, typed copy by snail mail—mandatory
  • Email a Word or rtf file to us (if possible)
  • Reading fee: $1 per page
  • Do not put two poems on the same page
  • Essays and short stories should be double-spaced
  • SASE for notification (one forever stamp) plus additional postage for possible return of submission if desired.
  • Author’s name and address at top of each page of paper copy and first page of emailed copies.
  • Submit to: Goose River Anthology, 2018 - 3400 Friendship Road, Waldoboro, ME 04572-6337

Earn cash royalties. Author will receive a 10 percent royalty on the amount received by the publisher for all sales that he or she generates.

Contact information: 207-832-6665 - -

If you have a full-length manuscript you’d like considered for publication by Goose River Press, please request guidelines for submission.

Order from under any party with the word “GOOSE” in it and you will be entered in a drawing.