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book publisher.

We're committed to delivering provocative reading. Fiction, memoirs, essays, collections. The artful argument. The story you don't want to stop.

Jon Roemer serves as publisher/senior editor in San Francisco. His writing has appeared at The Writer, OZY, San Francisco Chronicle Book Review, 3:AM and elsewhere. He spoke on the Editors' Picks panel at Library Journal's Day of Dialogue before exhibiting at BookExpo 2017. Jon studied literature and fiction writing at Northwestern and Arizona and has developed creative projects for a handful of Fortune 100 companies.

Steven Church edits Outpost19's newest series, The Normal School Nonfiction Book Series, in bookstores Spring 2019.

Outpost19's biennial anthology of California writing engages a new editor for each edition. Lisa Locascio edited Golden State 2017: The Best New Writing from California. Sarah LaBrie edited the 2016 edition, and J. Ryan Stradal edited the 2014 anthology, both of which were titled California Prose Directory. The series was originally conceived and edited by Charles McLeod in 2013.

Foreign and translation rights for Outpost19 titles are represented worldwide by Judy Klein/Kleinworks.

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