Switchback Books

About Switchback Books

Switchback Books is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit feminist press publishing poetry by women. Our definition of "women" is broad and includes transsexual, transgender, genderqueer, and female-identified individuals. Founded in 2006 by a group of students at Columbia College Chicago, Switchback Books publishes two books a year, one of which is the winner of the Gatewood Prize.

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Please note that Switchback does not accept unsolicited manuscripts. Our publishing schedule is currently full. Thanks for your patience.