SFA University Press
THE SFA University Press publishes a wide-range of books and journals. The Press has published poets, writers, and artists from around the globe and is equally committed to authors of the region. The press has published work related to the history and culture of East Texas, as well as the surrounding region, and volumes devoted to forestry, archeology, folklore, fiction, poetry, biography, creative nonfiction, general interest nonfiction, art books, cookbooks, and literary criticism. The SFA Press also publishes children's and young adult literature. Press titles have won international, national, and regional awards.
SFA Press is distributed world-wide as a member of the Texas A&M University Press consortium; its books are available through Amazon and Ingram's, among other venues.
Fiction and poetry prizes
The SFA Press offers fiction and poetry prizes annually. For further information, please watch for announcements.
Student internships / involvement
SFA English and Creative Writing students have opportunities to serve as publishing interns or as student workers. Students may take internship coursework that places them at the helm of publishing projects; at the graduate level, students pursuing the M.A. in English may be awarded an assistantship with the Press.
Book proposal guidelines
The SFA University Press is interested in publishing well-researched, well-written works and welcomes book proposals by both established and first-time writers.
If you are interested in submitting a book for publication, please follow the guidelines below:
Submitting your proposal
Once you have a complete book proposal, you can submit it to the following address:
Stephen F. Austin State University Press
ATTN: Acquisitions Editor
C/O The Department of English
Box 13007, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962
Important: Email or telephone proposals are not accepted. Please note that because of the large number of submissions we receive, we are unable to return submission materials. We ask that you do not send original copies of artwork or other content. Please do not send an entire manuscript unless you are directed to do so by an editor.
Proposal review policies and processes
The SFA Press strives to review all proposals within one month of receipt. If we are interested in your project, we will notify you by email or phone call.