Arktoi Books, an imprint of Red Hen Press, publishes high-quality literary fiction and poetry by lesbian writers. It was established in 2006 by Eloise Klein Healy. The mission of Arktoi Books is to give lesbian writers more access to “the conversation” that having a book in print affords. Submissions by both new and established authors are welcome. Each year the imprint will publish a minimum of one book.
Arktoi Books is named for the arktoi or “bears,” young girls in the service of Artemis who lived for a year at her sanctuary at Brauron, east of Athens.
To date, Arktoi has published seven books. Arktoi Book’s most recent publication is Amy Schutzer’s Spheres of Disturbance, which was released in April of 2014.
The current Arktoi Books are:
Poetry by Celeste Gainey
Publication Date: March 10, 2015
Size: 7×8, 112 pages
Fiction by Amy Schutzer
Publication Date: April 2014
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For more information about Arktoi, including how to submit, please visit Arktoi’s website, here.