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Water Forest Press is an independent book publisher located in rural Pennsylvania. Water Forest Press was created in 2007 by Victoria Valentine, and replaced Skyline Publicationsprint magazines. Skyline published monthly literary magazines that were distributed nationwide in stores, libraries, universities and homes, with a readership of approximately 10,000 per issue. “A Tribute To America” issue (dedicated to 9/11) was reprinted three times. All proceeds from the Tribute Issue were donated to local fire houses to purchase needed equipment.

Water Forest Press is a small, specialty publisher, designing and producing poetry collections, short story collections and multi-genre fiction and non fiction trade paperback books. The press annually nominates writers & poets from each publication for Pushcart Prize Best of the Small Presses." Water Forest Press volumes are archived in the New York Public Library, Rockefeller Library located on the campus of Brown University in Rhode Island, and the University of Wisconsin at Madison Library.

Publications and Authors[edit]

  • Quarterly Hudson View Poetry Digest
  • Annual Skyline Review
  • Annual Literary House Review

First Authors & Poets Published: Orania Hamilton, Jan Oskar Hansen, Alan D. Bush, Vic Fortezza, Douglas H. Maloney, Merlina Davis, and Noah Wereham

Artists recently promoted: Matt Hughes GalleryMaria Zeldis - Henri Peter - Amanda TuckerRiki R. Nelson Gallery

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