Founded in 1985 in Santa Barbara, California, John Daniel and Company is a small-press publisher of belles lettres. We publish about four books a year, usually in the areas of short fiction, poetry, memoir, and essay. Most of our books are trade paperbacks under 200 pages long, with initial print runs ranging from 500 to 2,000.

To learn more about our press, send for our free catalog. In the meantime, look around our web site and read about our New and Recent Books. Meet one of our authors. To become one of our valued customers (whether you're an individual or a bookstores or a library), check out our Trade Terms and Browsing Guide.

If you're an author looking for a publisher, we invite you to read our Manuscript Guidelines.

Whether you write or read, whether you buy books or borrow them, we urge you to support small, independent presses, the home of big independent ideas!

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