The Toad Press International Chapbook Series publishes contemporary, exciting, beautiful, odd, and avant-garde chapbook-length translations of poetry and prose.

We accept submissions of chapbook-length TRANSLATIONS for the International Chapbook Series each year between October 15 and December 31.

You can also purchase copies of our chapbooks right here, via Submittable. Yay!

Toad Press accepts open submissions of chapbook-length TRANSLATIONS for the International Chapbook Series each year between October 15 and December 31.

Please upload your entire submission--a cover sheet with your name and contact information, table of contents (if applicable), ~14-24 pages of poetry or prose, and acknowledgments page (if applicable)--in a single file.

Toad Press publishes between 1 and 3 chapbooks a year. Chapbooks accepted for publication will appear the following Summer/Fall. Payment is in copies only.

Questions? Check out the FAQ's on our website ( https://toadpress.blogspot.com/p/faqs.html ) or send us an email at toadpress (at) hotmail.com.

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  About the submission + purchase option:

Note: If your mailing address is outside the US, choose the $10 shipping category.

Thank you for choosing to purchase a chapbook at the same time you submit your work to us! When you make your submission + purchase, you can select one of our previously published titles from the list below.

  • A Musical Education (Yaki Setton, trans. Sergio Waisman)
  • The Absolute Reader (Miri Ben Simhon, trans. Lisa Katz)
  • For the Seals (Juan Manuel Sánchez, trans. Jesse Lee Kercheval & Ruth Llana)
  • The Meat Market (Shaheen Akhtar & Mashiul Alam, trans. Shabnam Nadiya)
  • Experimental Gardening Manual (Sebastián Jiménez Galindo, trans. Naomi Washer) 
  • Two Step (Jacques Jouet & Olivier Salon, trans. Emma Ramadan & Chris Clarke)
  • houses | stripped (Paola Loreto, trans. Lawrence Venuti)
  • Blue Birds and Red Horses (Inna Kabysh, trans. Katherine Young)
  • Poet Blood (Kim Kyung Ju, trans. Jake Levine)
  • Shadowslongshoreman (José Daniel García, trans. Jesse Tangen-Mills)
  • Wreckage (Roberta Iannamico, trans. Alexis Almeida)
  • The Night's Belly (Sara Tuss Efrik, trans. Paul Cunningham)
  • Tail of the Whale (Alice Sant'Anna, trans. Tiffany Higgins)
  • Mainland (stinne storm, trans. stinne storm)
  • ANTI-FERULE (Karen Wild Díaz, trans. by Ron Paul Salutsky)
  • The Tears (Olivia Rosenthal, trans, Béatrice Mousli)
  • Passenger ultrasound (Justyna Bargielska, trans. Katarzyna Szuster)
  • Eduardo Milan: Poems (trans. Leora Fridman)
  • The Flying Head (Ioan Flora, trans. Adam J. Sorkin and Elena Borta)
  • The Baden-Baden Lesson Plan in Acquiescence (Bertolt Brecht, trans. Justin Vicari)
  • Fernando de Rojas Asleep on His Own Hand (Rafael Ballesteros, trans. Steven J. Stewart) 

Once you pay the fee, you'll be prompted to upload your manuscript for submission, select a chapbook, and enter a mailing address.

Toad Press accepts open submissions of chapbook-length TRANSLATIONS for the International Chapbook Series each year between October 15 and December 31.

Please upload your entire submission, consisting of a cover sheet with your name and contact information, table of contents (if applicable), ~14-24 pages of poetry or prose, and acknowledgments page, in a single file.

Toad Press publishes between 1 and 3 chapbooks a year. Chapbooks accepted for publication will appear the following Summer/Fall. Payment is in copies only.

Questions? Take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions page on our website ( https://toadpress.blogspot.com/p/faqs.html ) or email us at toadpress(at)hotmail(dot)com

  Please select this option to purchase ONE of our chapbooks via credit card. Note your selection in the "title" category. 

Note: If your mailing address is outside the US, choose the $10 shipping category.

Available titles: 

  • A Musical Education (Yaki Setton, trans. Sergio Waisman)
  • The Absolute Reader (Miri Ben Simhon, trans. Lisa Katz)
  • For the Seals (Juan Manuel Sánchez, trans. Jesse Lee Kercheval & Ruth Llana)
  • The Meat Market (Shaheen Akhtar & Mashiul Alam, trans. Shabnam Nadiya)
  •  Experimental Gardening Manual (Sebastián Jiménez Galindo, trans. Naomi Washer) 
  • Two Step (Jacques Jouet & Olivier Salon, trans. Emma Ramadan & Chris Clarke)
  • houses | stripped (Paola Loreto, trans. Lawrence Venuti)
  • Blue Birds and Red Horses (Inna Kabysh, trans. Katherine E. Young)
  • Poet Blood (Kim Kyung Ju, trans. Jake Levine)
  • shadowslongshoreman (José Daniel García, trans. Jesse Tangen-Mills)
  • Wreckage (Roberta Iannamico, trans. Alexis Almeida)
  • The Night's Belly (Sara Tuss Efrik, trans. Paul Cunningham)
  • Tail of the Whale (Alice Sant'Anna, trans. Tiffany Higgins)
  • mainland (stinne storm, trans. stinne storm)
  • Anti-Ferule (Karen Wild Díaz, trans. Ron Paul Salutsky)
  • The Tears (Olivia Rosenthal, trans. Béatrice Mousli) 
  • Passenger ultrasound (Justyna Bargielska, trans. Katarzyna Szuster)
  • *Roly Poly (Victoria Estol, trans. Seth Michelson)
  • Every Good Heart Is a Telescope (Víctor Rodríguez Núñez, trans. Katherine M. Hedeen)
  • Eduardo Milan: Poems (Eduardo Milan, trans. Leora Fridman)
  • The Flying Head (Ioan Flora, trans. Adam J. Sorkin and Elena Borta)
  • *Suite Prelude A/H1N1 (Jose Eugenio Sanchez, trans. Anna Rosen Guercio)
  • *An Evening in Europe (Jorg Fauser, trans. Mark Terrill)
  • *Arctic Poems (Vicente Huidobro, trans. Nathan Hoks)
  • The Baden-Baden Lesson Play on Acquiescence (Bertolt Brecht, trans. Justin Vicari)
  • *Mercury Project (Grzegorz Wroblewski, trans. Adam Zdrowski)
  • Fernando de Rojas Asleep on His Own Hand (Rafael Ballesteros, trans. Steven J. Stewart)
  • Woman Bathing Light to Dark (Paul Eluard, trans. Justin Vicari)
  • *Martial Artist (Martial, trans. George Held)

     

*limited quantities available; please query before ordering this title.
 

Thanks!

  Chapbooks are $5 each, plus $2 local shipping and fees or plus $5 overseas shipping and fees.

  Please select this option to purchase TWO of our chapbooks via credit card. Note your selections in the "title" category. 

 Note: If your mailing address is outside the US, choose the $17 category.

Available titles: 

A Musical Education (Yaki Setton, trans. Sergio Waisman) 

The Absolute Reader (Miri Ben Simhon, trans. Lisa Katz) 

For the Seals (Juan Manuel Sánchez, trans. Jesse Lee Kercheval & Ruth Llana) 

The Meat Market (Shaheen Akhtar & Mashiul Alam, trans. Shabnam Nadiya) 

Experimental Gardening Manual (Sebastián Jiménez Galindo, trans. Naomi Washer) 

Two Step (Jacques Jouet & Olivier Salon, trans. Emma Ramadan & Chris Clarke) 

houses | stripped (Paola Loreto, trans. Lawrence Venuti) 

Blue Birds and Red Horses (Inna Kabysh, trans. Katherine E. Young) 

Poet Blood (Kim Kyung Ju, trans. Jake Levine)

shadowslongshoreman (José Daniel García, trans. Jesse Tangen-Mills)

Wreckage (Roberta Iannamico, trans. Alexis Almeida)

The Night's Belly (Sara Tuss Efrik, trans. Paul Cunningham)

Tail of the Whale (Alice Sant'Anna, trans. Tiffany Higgins)

mainland (stinne storm, trans. stinne storm)

Anti-Ferule (Karen Wild Díaz, trans. Ron Paul Salutsky)

The Tears (Olivia Rosenthal, trans. Béatrice Mousli) 

Passenger ultrasound (Justyna Bargielska, trans. Katarzyna Szuster)

*Roly Poly (Victoria Estol, trans. Seth Michelson)

Every Good Heart Is a Telescope (Víctor Rodríguez Núñez, trans. Katherine M. Hedeen)

Eduardo Milan: Poems (Eduardo Milan, trans. Leora Fridman)

The Flying Head (Ioan Flora, trans. Adam J. Sorkin and Elena Borta)

 *Suite Prelude A/H1N1 (Jose Eugenio Sanchez, trans. Anna Rosen Guercio)

*An Evening in Europe (Jorg Fauser, trans. Mark Terrill)

 *Arctic Poems (Vicente Huidobro, trans. Nathan Hoks)

The Baden-Baden Lesson Play on Acquiescence (Bertolt Brecht, trans. Justin Vicari)

 *Mercury Project (Grzegorz Wroblewski, trans. Adam Zdrowski)

Fernando de Rojas Asleep on His Own Hand (Rafael Ballesteros, trans. Steven J. Stewart)

Woman Bathing Light to Dark (Paul Eluard, trans. Justin Vicari)

*Martial Artist (Martial, trans. George Held)


*limited quantities available; please query before ordering this title.


 
Thanks!

 
Chapbooks are $5 each + $3 local shipping and fees or + $7 overseas shipping and fees

  Please select this option to purchase THREE of our chapbooks via credit card. Note your selections in the "title" category.

 Note: US addresses only. If you'd like your 3 chapbooks mailed outside of the US, please email toadpress@hotmail.com to query before making a purchase.

Available titles: 

  •  A Musical Education (Yaki Setton, trans. Sergio Waisman) 
  • The Absolute Reader (Miri Ben Simhon, trans. Lisa Katz) 
  • For the Seals (Juan Manuel Sánchez, trans. Jesse Lee Kercheval & Ruth Llana)
  • The Meat Market (Shaheen Akhtar & Mashiul Alam, trans. Shabnam Nadiya)
  • Experimental Gardening Manual (Sebastián Jiménez Galindo, trans. Naomi Washer) 
  • Two Step (Jacques Jouet & Olivier Salon, trans. Emma Ramadan & Chris Clarke)
  • houses | stripped (Paola Loreto, trans. Lawrence Venuti) 
  • Blue Birds and Red Horses (Inna Kabysh, trans. Katherine E. Young) 
  • Poet Blood (Kim Kyung Ju, trans. Jake Levine)
  • shadowslongshoreman (José Daniel García, trans. Jesse Tangen-Mills)
  • Wreckage (Roberta Iannamico, trans. Alexis Almeida)
  • The Night's Belly (Sara Tuss Efrik, trans. Paul Cunningham)
  • Tail of the Whale (Alice Sant'Anna, trans. Tiffany Higgins)
  • mainland (stinne storm, trans. stinne storm)
  • Anti-Ferule (Karen Wild Díaz, trans. Ron Paul Salutsky)
  • The Tears (Olivia Rosenthal, trans. Béatrice Mousli) 
  • Passenger ultrasound (Justyna Bargielska, trans. Katarzyna Szuster)
  • *Roly Poly (Victoria Estol, trans. Seth Michelson)
  • Every Good Heart Is a Telescope (Víctor Rodríguez Núñez, trans. Katherine M. Hedeen)
  • Eduardo Milan: Poems (Eduardo Milan, trans. Leora Fridman)
  • The Flying Head (Ioan Flora, trans. Adam J. Sorkin and Elena Borta)
  • *Suite Prelude A/H1N1 (Jose Eugenio Sanchez, trans. Anna Rosen Guercio)
  • *An Evening in Europe (Jorg Fauser, trans. Mark Terrill)
  • *Arctic Poems (Vicente Huidobro, trans. Nathan Hoks)
  • The Baden-Baden Lesson Play on Acquiescence (Bertolt Brecht, trans. Justin Vicari) 
  • *Mercury Project (Grzegorz Wroblewski, trans. Adam Zdrowski)
  • Fernando de Rojas Asleep on His Own Hand (Rafael Ballesteros, trans. Steven J. Stewart)
  • Woman Bathing Light to Dark (Paul Eluard, trans. Justin Vicari)
  • *Martial Artist (Martial, trans. George Held)


*limited quantities available; please query before ordering this title.

 
Thanks!

  Chapbooks are $5 each + $4 local shipping and fees 

Please select this option to purchase FOUR of our chapbooks via credit card. Please note your title selections in the Title line.

Note: US addresses only. If you'd like your 4 chapbooks mailed outside of the US, please email toadpress@hotmail.com to check before making a purchase.

Available titles: 

A Musical Education (Yaki Setton, trans. Sergio Waisman) 

The Absolute Reader (Miri Ben Simhon, trans. Lisa Katz)

For the Seals (Juan Manuel Sánchez, trans. Jesse Lee Kercheval & Ruth Llana) 

The Meat Market (Shaheen Akhtar & Mashiul Alam, trans. Shabnam Nadiya) 

Experimental Gardening Manual (Sebastián Jiménez Galindo, trans. Naomi Washer)

Two Step (Jacques Jouet & Olivier Salon, trans. Emma Ramadan & Chris Clarke)   

houses | stripped (Paola Loreto, trans. Lawrence Venuti)  

Blue Birds and Red Horses (Inna Kabysh, trans. Katherine E. Young) 

Poet Blood (Kim Kyung Ju, trans. Jake Levine)

shadowslongshoreman (José Daniel García, trans. Jesse Tangen-Mills)

Wreckage (Roberta Iannamico, trans. Alexis Almeida)

The Night's Belly (Sara Tuss Efrik, trans. Paul Cunningham)

Tail of the Whale (Alice Sant'Anna, trans. Tiffany Higgins)

mainland (stinne storm, trans. stinne storm)

Anti-Ferule (Karen Wild Díaz, trans. Ron Paul Salutsky)

The Tears (Olivia Rosenthal, trans. Béatrice Mousli) 

Passenger ultrasound (Justyna Bargielska, trans. Katarzyna Szuster)

*Roly Poly (Victoria Estol, trans. Seth Michelson)

Every Good Heart Is a Telescope (Víctor Rodríguez Núñez, trans. Katherine M. Hedeen)

Eduardo Milan: Poems (Eduardo Milan, trans. Leora Fridman)

The Flying Head (Ioan Flora, trans. Adam J. Sorkin and Elena Borta)

*Suite Prelude A/H1N1 (Jose Eugenio Sanchez, trans. Anna Rosen Guercio)

*An Evening in Europe (Jorg Fauser, trans. Mark Terrill)

*Arctic Poems (Vicente Huidobro, trans. Nathan Hoks)

The Baden-Baden Lesson Play on Acquiescence (Bertolt Brecht, trans. Justin Vicari)

*Mercury Project (Grzegorz Wroblewski, trans. Adam Zdrowski)

Fernando de Rojas Asleep on His Own Hand (Rafael Ballesteros, trans. Steven J. Stewart)

Woman Bathing Light to Dark (Paul Eluard, trans. Justin Vicari)

*Martial Artist (Martial, trans. George Held)

*limited quantities available; please query before ordering this title.

 
Thanks!

  Chapbooks are $5 each + $6 local shipping and fees

Would you like a review copy of one of our forthcoming or recently published chapbooks? Great! We love it when people read and talk about literary translations.

We can currently send free review copies to addresses in the US only. If you reside outside the United States, please send us an email at toadpress@hotmail.com to check on availability of e-copies for review.
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