Welcome to Blue Crow Publishing, LLC

A Small Press with Big Dreams

We are a traditional small press publishing fiction and nonfiction founded in 2016. We publish adult fiction of a variety of genres under our Blue Crow Books imprint, and nonfiction, including memoir and social commentary, under our Raven Books imprint. Our young adult imprint is Goldenjay Books.

We Put Authors First

Learn more about us and our mission statement on our About page.

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We always accept submissions via referral. Otherwise, please see our submissions page.

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Latest Blog Posts

What does #OwnVoices mean?

We here at Blue Crow Publishing express a preference for #OwnVoices books on our Submissions page: Own voices, only, please. “Own voices” means that if you are writing a main character who is part of marginalized group, you are part of that marginalized group. If you...

Pre-Order Now! SEXISM ED by Kelly J. Baker

We're delighted to tell you that our next release, SEXSIM ED: ESSAYS ON GENDER AND LABOR IN ACADEMIA (Raven Books), by Kelly J. Baker, is up for pre-order! The academy claims to be a meritocracy, in which the best and brightest graduate students gain employment as...

Raven Books Author Readings

Two of our Raven Books authors did readings recently, and we have pictures! Kelly J. Baker did a reading from Grace Period: A Memoir in Pieces to a full house at Midtown Reader in Tallahassee, Florida. Here's what Karen Kelsky, author of The Professor is In, has to...

Write with THE SUN in the NC Mountains!

On May 18-20, The Sun will host a weekend writing retreat at Wildacres in Little Switzerland, North Carolina. I will be one of five instructors to lead writing workshops in fiction, nonfiction, or poetry. (You can find out more about these instructors and read about...