Grove Press is a hardcover and paperback imprint of Grove Atlantic, Inc. Grove Press was founded on Grove Street in New York’s Greenwich Village in 1947. But its true beginning came in 1951 when twenty-eight-year-old Barney Rossett, Jr. bought the company and turned it into one of the most influential publishers of the 1950s, 60s, and 70s. From the outset, Rossett took chances: Grove published many of the Beats including William S. Burroughs, Jack Kerouac, and Allen Ginsberg. In addition, Grove Press became the preeminent publisher of twentieth-century drama in America, publishing the work of Samuel Beckett (Nobel Prize for Literature 1969), Bertold Brecht, Eugene Ionesco, David Mamet (Pulitzer Prize for Drama 1984), Harold Pinter (Nobel Prize for Literature 2005), Tom Stoppard, and many more. The press also introduced to American audiences the work of international authors such as Jorge Luis Borges, Mikhail Bulgakov, Marguerite Duras, Jean Genet, Pablo Neruda, Octavio Paz (Nobel Prize for Literature 1990), Kenzaburo Oe (Nobel Prize for Literature 1994), Elfriede Jelinek (Nobel Prize for Literature 2004), Alain Robbe-Grillet, and Juan Rulfo. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, Barney Rossett challenged the obscenity laws by publishing D. H. Lawrence’s Lady Chatterley’s Lover and then Henry Miller’s Tropic of Cancer. His landmark court victories changed the American cultural landscape. Grove Press went on to publish literary erotic classics like The Story of O and ground-breaking gay fiction like John Rechy’s City of Night, as well as the works of the Marquis de Sade. On the political front, Grove Press published classics that include Franz Fanon’s The Wretched of the Earth, The Autobiography of Malcolm X, and Che Guevara’s The Bolivian Diary, among many other titles. In 1986, Barney Rosset sold the company and the press became part of Grove Weidenfeld. In 1993 that company was merged with Atlantic Monthly Press to form Grove Atlantic, Inc.

Since 1993, Grove Press has been both a hardcover and paperback imprint of Grove Atlantic publishing fiction, drama, poetry, literature in translation, and general nonfiction. Authors and titles include Jon Lee Anderson’s Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life, Robert Olen Butler’s A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain (Pulitzer Prize for Literature 1993), Kiran Desai’s Inheritance of Loss (Man Booker Prize 2006), Richard Flanagan’s Gould’s Book of Fish (Commonwealth Prize 2002), Ismail Kadare’s The Siege, Jerzy Kosinski’s Steps (National Book Award 1969), Jacqueline Susann’s Valley of the Dolls, Nick McDonell’s Twelve, Catherine Millet’s The Sexual Life of Catherine M., Pascal Mercier’s Night Train to Lisbon, Kay Ryan (Poet Laureate of the United States 2008/9) as well as Antonio Lobo Antunes, Will Self, Barry Hannah, Terry Southern, and many others.

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Submitting Your Manuscript

Due to limited resources of time and staffing, Grove Atlantic, Inc. cannot accept manuscripts that do not come through a literary agent.

In today’s publishing world, agents are more important than ever, helping writers shape their work and navigate the main publishing houses to find the most appropriate outlet for a project.

There are several books that can be useful for finding an agent, including The Literary Market Place, The Writer’s Handbook, and The Writer’s Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents.

Please DO NOT submit manuscripts intended for Canongate US to Grove Atlantic, Inc. All Canongate US submissions must go to:

Submissions, Canongate Books
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Scotland UK

 

Submitting an Art Portfolio

PLEASE NOTE: Grove Atlantic, Inc. is not responsible for any materials submitted to us.

Portfolios may be dropped off or mailed to:

ART DIRECTOR
Grove Atlantic, Inc.
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New York, NY 10011


If you are dropping a portfolio off, you may pick it up 24 hours later. If you are mailing a sample or brochures of your work, please only send materials that are non-returnable.

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Please note that we do not accept telephone solicitations from advertising sales representatives. If you would like to contact us, please fax your information, including rate card, to 212-614-7886, attn: Marketing Department. If we are interested, we will contact you.

Internships

Grove Atlantic, Inc. is a medium-sized trade book publisher consisting of three imprints, Grove Press, Atlantic Monthly Press, and Black Cat.  We publish literary fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama, and translations.

We are pleased to offer internships to college juniors, seniors, and recent graduates who wish to learn more about the publishing industry and explore an area of interest in either editorial, subsidiary rights, or publicity. Internships are organized on a seasonal basis:

Fall: September—December (Application deadline 8/15)
Winter: January—May (Application deadline 12/15)
Summer: June—August (Application deadline 5/15)

   

We look for students who have a passion for books, are high-energy, take initiative, possess strong communication skills, and work effectively with others.

To apply for an internship, please send your resume and a cover letter detailing your interests to the appropriate department.

 

Subsidiary Rights and Editorial Intern

Position description: Interns will be responsible for duties related to both the Subsidiary Rights (e.g., foreign, paperback, serial, audio, large print rights) and the Editorial departments. For Subsidiary Rights, tasks include letter writing, light work with contracts and royalty statements, and general office work such as filing, mailing, word processing, and database maintenance. For Editorial, interns will be responsible for reading and reporting on submitted manuscripts (usually literary novels) and drafting correspondence with authors and literary agents. There may also be the opportunity to draft copy used for marketing and sales, and to assist in the editing process for upcoming titles.

Qualifications: Interns must enjoy reading, particularly literary fiction, and feel capable of voicing their opinion of submitted manuscripts. Reading proficiency in a foreign language is helpful. Interns must also be organized and willing to perform repetitive office tasks.

Time Period: 3 days a week minimum

Please send resume and cover letter to rights@groveatlantic.com and include Editorial/Subsidiary Rights Internship in the subject line. Please include in your cover letter your dates of availability for the internship.

   

Editorial Intern

Position Description: Interns will be responsible for duties related to the Editorial Department such as reading and evaluating manuscripts, reporting on them, and drafting correspondence with authors and literary agents. There may also be an opportunity to draft copy used for marketing and sales, and to assist in the editing process for upcoming titles.

Qualifications: Interns must have excellent written and oral communicative skills and be task oriented with an ability to finish projects assigned to them with a high level of personal organization. Interns must enjoy reading, particularly literary fiction and nonfiction, and feel capable of voicing their opinion of submitted manuscripts. Reading proficiency in a foreign language is useful, but not required.

Time Period: 2-3 days a week minimum

Please send resume and cover letter to info@groveatlantic.com and include Editorial Internship in the subject line. 

Publicity Intern

Position Description: Interns will be responsible for duties related to the Publicity Department such as organizing and completing press mailings, researching outlets for possible coverage, filing press clippings, and other aspects of general departmental organization. There may also be an opportunity to draft copy used for press materials or to assist in pitching titles to select media.

Qualifications: Interns must have excellent written and oral communication skills and be task-oriented with an ability to start and finish projects assigned to them with a high level of personal organization. Interns should be self-starters, have an ability and willingness to tackle any task at hand, and preferably an interest in publicity or the publishing industry.

Time Period: 2-3 days a week minimum, flexible hours

Please send resume and cover letter to jmboling@groveatlantic.com and include Publicity Internship in the subject line. 

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Goodnight, Beautiful Women

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All Tomorrow's Parties

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Perfume River

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Christodora

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Goodnight, Beautiful Women

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Freeman's: Family

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Perfume River

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Christodora

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Freeman's: Family

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Christodora

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Remember All That? A Look Back at NYC
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Christodora

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Freeman's: Family

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Perfume River

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Freeman's: Family

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Christodora

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Goodnight, Beautiful Women

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Christodora

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Freeman's: Family

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Christodora

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Sympathizer, The

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Sympathizer, The

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1941: Fighting the Shadow War

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Perfume River

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Christodora

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Perfume River

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Christodora

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Sympathizer, The

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Sympathizer, The

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Christodora

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Perfume River

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Perfume River

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Angel of History, The

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Perfume River

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