Damaged Goods Press publishes innovative poetry, lyric essays, memoir, and hybrid chapbooks and full-length collections by queer and trans writers


We are open for poetry, micro memoir, and lyric essay chapbooks of 20-40 pages in length, and full-length collections of poetry, lyric essays, and hybrid/experimental work around 60-120 pages.

We are currently reading for publication between late 2020, 2021, and beyond. 


**PLEASE NOTE: Damaged Goods Press DOES NOT consider short story collections or novels**

**We only consider work by trans and queer writers** 

Help Damaged Goods cut down on overhead costs by adding a small donation with your submission. Submissions to this category are greatly appreciated and will ensure that we continue to operate for years to come. However, please note that Tip Jar Submissions carry the same weight as general submissions. 


transparency: when you pay $5 we receive $3.76 after Submittable takes their cut. 

If you want to donate to us directly, PayPal.me/DamagedGoods is a great way to offer support. 

Damaged Goods Press seeks quality poetry / micro memoir / lyric essay chapbooks, 20-40 pages in length. We only consider work by queer & trans writers. 


We are currently reading for publication between late 2020 and 2021. 

Damaged Goods Press is open for full-length collections of poetry, lyric essays, and hybrid/experimental work of around 60-120 pages, with one piece per page. 


**We only consider work by trans and queer writers** 


We're a super small press, but do our best to support you and your work. Our standard contract applies to full-length collections. 

Please consider buying a chapbook to get a feel for our aesthetic, or check out back issues of Crab Fat Magazine (free online). 


**PLEASE NOTE: Damaged Goods Press DOES NOT consider short story collections or novels**

We are currently reading for publication between late 2020-2021. 

Please submit up to 10 high resolution 300dpi images for consideration.

Damaged Goods Press