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About

In Canadian vernacular, Upper Rubber Boot is slang for a remote, possibly unhip, probably insignificant place, much like America’s Podunk. Upper Rubber Boot Books was founded in July 2011 to give a voice to writers working from a (metaphorically) remote place, and to that end we publish fine literary and speculative writing, with a special focus on poetry and short story collections, genres which have a particularly difficult time finding a home in the publishing world.

Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 2011

Audience

Open to a broad Audience, including: Canadians.

Publication Media

Electronic Publication Electronic Publication 
Print Publication Print Publication 

Fiction On Hiatus

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
General GeneralSubgenres: Magic Realism, Slipstream.
Fantasy FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Apocalyptic/Post-Apocalyptic, Contemporary, Dark Fantasy, Magic Realism, Retrofuturism, Science Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Vampire.
Science Fiction Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Alternate History, Apocalyptic/Post-Apocalyptic, Contemporary/Near Future, Cyberpunk, Dystopian, Retrofuturism, Science Fantasy, Slipstream, Space Opera, Time Travel, Zombie.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: Place/Regions (Specific region), Sexuality/Gender (General, LGBTQ issues, Women/Female issues, See guidelines).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Novella NovellaNo specific word count limits known (our definition: 15000 to 40000 words).
Story Collection Story CollectionNo specific word count limits known.
Novel NovelNo specific word count limits known (our definition: more than 40000 words).
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Token advance (under US$200) + >= 15% royalties Token advance (under US$200). >= 15% royalties.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No OK NoText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Poetry On Hiatus

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
General GeneralSubgenres: Magic Realism, Slipstream.
Fantasy FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Apocalyptic/Post-Apocalyptic, Contemporary, Dark Fantasy, Magic Realism, Retrofuturism, Science Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Vampire.
Science Fiction Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Alternate History, Apocalyptic/Post-Apocalyptic, Contemporary/Near Future, Cyberpunk, Dystopian, Retrofuturism, Science Fantasy, Slipstream, Space Opera, Time Travel, Zombie.
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms, including: Formal verse, Free verse, Ghazal, Haiku (or related), Lyric poetry, Metrical, Pantoum, Prose poetry, Sestina, Sonnet, Villanelle.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: Place/Regions (Specific region), Sexuality/Gender (General, LGBTQ issues, Women/Female issues, See guidelines).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Poetry Chapbook Poetry ChapbookNo page limits known.
Poetry Collection Poetry CollectionNo page limits known.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Token advance (under US$200) + >= 15% royalties Token advance (under US$200). >= 15% royalties.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No OK NoText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

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Dates

Last Updated: 18 Aug 2020
Date Added: 07 Aug 2013

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