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Publish with WVU Press

Authors who would like West Virginia University Press to consider their nonfiction work for publication should contact:

Derek Krissoff, Director
derek.krissoff@mail.wvu.edu

Guidelines for proposals are here.
Email inquiries only. Please do not phone the office to discuss proposals or submissions, and please do not mail hard copies of your proposal or manuscript. We will not return mailed submissions.

Authors who would like West Virginia University Press to consider their fiction for publication should contact:

Sarah Munroe
semunroe@mail.wvu.edu

Guidelines for submissions are here.
Email inquiries only. Please do not phone the office to discuss proposals or submissions, and please do not mail hard copies of your proposal or manuscript. We will not return mailed submissions.

Fiction (formerly Vandalia Press)

Agents and unsolicited submissions may send an email of inquiry to Sarah Munroe that includes a brief synopsis of the project and the first two chapters of the manuscript. Email submissions only. Please do not phone the office to discuss proposals or submissions, and please do not mail hard copies of your proposal or manuscript. We will not return mailed submissions. 

It is not necessary for the work or the author to have a connection to West Virginia or Appalachia, although we continue to be interested in projects relevant to the region, particularly new or under explored aspects of Appalachian culture.