Boreal Books, an imprint of Red Hen Press, was established in 2008 to publish literature and fine art from Alaska. The mission of Boreal Books is to bring Alaskan writers and fine artists to wider audiences within and beyond that great, but remote, state.

Currently, Boreal Books features Eva Saulitis’ Leaving Resurrection and Prayer in Wind, Margo Klass and Frank Soos’ Double Moon: Constructions and Conversations, Anne Coray’s A Measured Hush, Nicole Stellon O’Donnell’s Steam Laundry, Erin Coughlin Hollowell’s Pause, Traveler, Susanna Mishler's Termination Dust, Melina Draper's Later the House Stood Empty and Mark Rozema's Road Trip.

Forthcoming Becoming Earth, essays by Eva Saulitis, Wander, a novel by Lori Tobias, Water and Salt, poems by Lena Khalaf Tuffaha. The Dead Go to Seattle, a novel by Vivan Faith Prescott, Bone Willow, poems by James Englehardt, Every Atom, poems by Erin Hollowell, One Water, nonfiction by Rob McCue Everything Never Comes Your Way, poems by Nicole Stellon O’Donnell, and Steller’s Orchid, a novel by Thomas McGuire.

For submission information, please contact Peggy Shumaker, founder and editor: peggyzoe@gmail.com

Boreal Books is open to poetry, fiction, and nonfiction manuscripts and to books involving visual art.  The manuscripts should have a direct link to Alaska.