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Campanula Books for non-fiction.

Mica Press & Campanula Books will soon have a new website. Visitors will be redirected to it.

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Customers outside the UK may be able to order Mica Press titles more cheaply from bookstores in their own countries.

Customers in EU countries may be charged VAT by their own customs before receiving books bought on this website.

Trade orders to Mica Press, Gardners or Ingram . Personal orders: to Mica Press, to any good independent bookshop or to Amazon.

To contact Mica Press: use the email form


email: books[@]micapress.co.uk (removing square brackets from email address)


write to: Mica Press, c/o Leslie Bell, 47 Belle Vue Road, Wivenhoe, Colchester, Essex CO7 9LD, U.K.

(If you are ordering books direct and do not wish to use the Paypal buttons on each book's web page, please make a cheque out to 'Leslie Bell' for the price of the book - postage is free. Trade customers please inquire for discounts.)

Submissions Guidelines:

A submissions window that was open from 1 August to 31 November 2023 has now closed.
Mica Press is not accepting submissions at present.

When a submissions window is open, submissions may be of a whole collection of poems or a sample, at the writer's discretion.

Submissions may be sent by email or post. Submissions by post must be accompanied by a stamped addressed envelope if the sender wants the manuscripts returned.

Manuscripts that are not accepted for publication will get a standard rejection email or letter UNLESS feedback is specifically asked for. In other words, feedback is free but will not be given unsolicited.

Manuscripts of mixed prose and poetry will no longer be accepted. Prose works (non-fiction only) should be emailed to Campanula Books


For history, biography and more poetry, see this publisher's other imprint, Campanula Books