Bold. Vibrant. Authentic.

JackLeg employs an environmentally sustainable publishing model and a rigorous editorial process to bring the best new and familiar voices into the literary world.

At JackLeg, we stress authenticity, collaboration, and bold thinking. JackLeg Press is writer-centric and believes in a collaborative partnership with our writers. No contributions or revenue support our staff. Instead, earnings are reinvested into the press to support the development of our titles.

Query first with one PDF. Please include a cover letter, your bio with acknowledgments, and a work sample. Please only send one query at a time.

Please include 10-15 poems or two chapters, stories, or essays.  We will request your full manuscript if we see a fit with JackLeg Press. The process can take 6+ months for a full review. Thanks in advance for your patience! 

JLP does not publish chapbooks or novellas. Our nonfiction titles focus on creative nonfiction. We publish between 6-10 titles a year. Currently, JackLeg only publishes U.S.-based writers.