If there is a text that you know needs to be more widely available, please send a proposal for an edition to submissions@blackwaterpress.com.

We are interested in publishing high-quality editions of both fiction and non-fiction that are of interest to both specialized and general audiences. These may include novels, short story collections, historical texts, or works either never before published or previously published and now out of print. With your proposal, please include:

-title of work

-name of editor(s)

-type of edition (scholarly, critical, first modern, etc.)

-publication date of original


-justification: why you, and why Blackwater Press

-brief explanation of how and why this book should be published and is of general appeal and interest

-scholarly criteria (if applicable)