Overcup is a small press with a reputation for collaboration and helping authors develop their ideas.

Query letters on these non-fiction topics are of particular interest:

  • Regional U.S. Northwest Topics
  • Travel
  • Architecture and Design
  • Food and Drink
  • Contemporary Arts and Culture
  • Music / Music History / Long-form Music Journalism
  • STEM titles (middle grade and YA audience-focused)

We will NOT consider queries or submissions from the following genres:

  • Children's picture books
  • 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.

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