Now in its fourth decade, Carcanet Press provides the most comprehensive and diverse lists of modern and classic poetry in English and in translation. Carcanet Press also publishes a range of inventive fiction, lives, letters and literary criticism.
For Carcanet Books
Carcanet considers submissions and book proposals submitted in hard copy form only. No electronic submissions will be considered. Writers wishing to submit poetry should familiarise themselves with Carcanet's books and then, in the first instance, send between six and ten pages of work (poetry or translations) and a stamped and self-addressed return envelope. Replies are usually sent within six weeks. Writers wishing to propose other projects should send a full synopsis and covering letter, with sample pages, having first ascertained from the website that the kind of book proposed is suitable for the Carcanet programme. Do not call in person.
For PN Review
PN Review considers submissions in hard copy form only. Electronic submissions will not be considered. Writers wishing to send work should familiarise themselves with PN Review. Submissions should generally not exceed twenty pages of work (prose) or 10 pages of work (verse in English or translation). Translations should be accompanied by copies of the original texts where possible. Replies are usually sent within six weeks. Writers wishing to propose projects should send a synopsis and covering letter, with sample pages, having first ascertained from the website that the kind of proposal is suitable for PN Review.