Deliver me from writers who say the way they live doesn't matter. I'm not sure a bad person can write a good book. If art doesn't make us better, then what on earth is it for?

- Alice Walker

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39 West Press is an independent book publisher committed to releasing books that encourage critical thinking and promote constructive discourse on key social, cultural, political, and economic issues affecting life in the U.S.

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39 West Press publishes books of literary fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction. We are looking for innovative and well-crafted, high-quality works by new and established authors. Click here for our submission guidelines.