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Bloof Books is collective poetry press based in Central New Jersey, publishing perfect-bound paperbacks as well as limited-edition handmade books and chapbooks. Our perfect-bound books are available on our site, at select bookstores, and via online retailers.

Most of our paperback books are printed by BookMobile, in Minneapolis, MN. If you order from Amazon or some other online retailers, you may get a POD version, which will look slightly different, but will still contain the same great poems.

If you are not ordering direct from us, Bloof encourages you to support your local independent booksellers whenever possible. Most will be happy to order Bloof books for you, if they don't already have them. That goes for your libraries too. (Just ask 'em.)

These lovely bookstores are currently carrying our books, among others:

Farley's Bookshop: New Hope, PA
Powell's: Portland, OR
Berl's Poetry Shop: Brooklyn, NY

Book Culture: New York, NY
Malvern Books: Austin, TX
Unnameable Books: Brooklyn, NY
Moblie Libris: New York, NY
McNally Jackson Booksellers: New York, NY
Woodland Pattern Book Center: Milwaukee, WI
Emory Bookstore: Atlanta, GA
Vouched Books: Indianapolis, IN
Vouched Books: Atlanta, GA
FSU Bookstore: Tallahassee, FL
SOU Bookstore: Ashland, OR
Northshire Books: Manchester Center, VT

(If your store should be listed here but isn't, please let us know!)

Bookstores may order direct from us at standard discounts (contact sales [at] bloofbooks [dot] com), or from Ingram in the US, and Bertrams or Gardners in Europe, etc. Libraries should also get in touch with us directly for institutional discounts, or you may use Broadart, Ingram, or Ebsco.

The Bloof catalog is full through 2016. We are not accepting submissions for longer books at this time. Please understand that Bloof is a very small press, publishing only 1-2 books a year, plus a few chapbooks. We do not have the resources to open for general submissions, and don't feel it would be fair to pretend otherwise and waste anyone's time. Instead, we do our best to keep up with what is happening in our favorite magazines, listen intently to the recommendations of our authors and friends, and are always on the lookout for poets whose work might be a good fit.

Starting in 2012, we open one month a year for chapbook submissions, usually in the summer. (Subscribe to our email newsletter, follow us on Twitter, or like us on Facebook to receive word of when we are ready to read.)

Please read this FAQ for more information about the way we work.

Tweak Job is a periodic online feature. Calls for entries are posted and tweeted, when open.