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Hippocampus Magazine officially launched its Books Division in the summer of 2016. Books by Hippocampus, like our magazine, is focused on creative nonfiction.

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Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 2016


Open to a broad Audience.

Publication Medium

Print Publication Print Publication 

Nonfiction Open

Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream, Personal.
Open to all/most Topics, including: Memoir, Travel.
TypeLength Details
Nonfiction Collection Nonfiction CollectionNo specific word count limits known.
Book BookNo specific word count limits known.
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Last Updated: 01 Aug 2019
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Date Added: 12 Sep 2018

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