Proem Press was founded in 2006. Its aim is to
make available innovative contemporary poetry in
both prose and verse.
Proem Press has published one full-length volume
(2007), three chapbooks of poetry,
Frankenstein My Father (2007),
Ship and Other Vessels (2008), and
Calamity, (2009), a poetry anthology,
Younger Contemporary American Poets
(2010), and an online essay,
Poem Has Reasons (2008).
Our Advisory Editors may
propose manuscripts they deem outstanding at any
Proem Pressís chapbooks are
mailed to reviewers and editors of leading
periodicals free of charge to introduce new work
of high quality to a larger audience
Josie Sigler, author of our third
Calamity, has since won the 2010 Motherwell Prize.
Her book, Living
Must Bury, will be published by Fence Books.
Proem Press does not accept