Overcup Press Submissions Policy

Overcup Press is an independent publishing house with national distribution.

Query letters on these nonfiction topics are of particular interest:

  • Creative nonfiction narrative and journalism
  • Regional U.S. Northwest Topics
  • Travel (essay, other related)
  • Architecture and Design
  • Contemporary Arts and Culture
  • Music / Music History / Long-form Music Journalism

We are NOT currently considering queries or submissions from the following genres:

  • Children's picture books
  • STEM titles (middle grade and YA audience-focused)
  • Fiction
  • Poetry
  • Religious books
  • Self-help books

Please visit our Submittable page for submissions guidelines. 


Literary agents and agented authors should complete our Contact Us form.

We accept un-agented submissions via our Submittable page.

Phone calls, emails, and letters will not speed up the process and are strongly discouraged.