Welcome to Blue Crow Publishing

We are an independent publisher of fiction and nonfiction. We publish fiction of a variety of genres under our Blue Crow Books imprint, and nonfiction, including memoir and social commentary, under our Raven Books imprint.

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Currently, we are accepting submissions by referral only. Thank you.

Fall Call: We’re Looking for One Good Book

We're looking for one good book. Each of our imprints, Raven Books and Blue Crow Books, is looking for one good book to publish in our Spring 2018 lineup.   Your book is Polished, full-length (60,000 to 80,000 words or so), and ready to go. BCB publishes popular...

Making Books by Hand

Before Katie and I teamed up to found Blue Crow Publishing, I made books the old-fashioned way: through letterpress printing. I first caught the letterpress bug over fifteen years ago, in a little printing studio in St. Louis. I made my first book by hand there,...