EastOver Press is an independent literary press with an online journal named Cutleaf.
We specialize in publishing collections of short stories, essays, and poetry in a format that honors both the writing and the writer.
We are excited to promote writing that speaks to our commonalities and our differences.
Keith Pilapil Lesmeister
Keith Pilapil Lesmeister is the author of the story collection We Could’ve Been Happy Here (MG Press, 2017). His fiction has appeared in American Short Fiction, Gettysburg Review, North American Review, Redivider, Slice Magazine, and many others. His nonfiction has appeared in River Teeth, Sycamore Review, The Good Men Project, Tin House Open Bar, Water~Stone Review, and elsewhere. He lives and works in rural northeast Iowa. Visit Keith’s website at keithlesmeister.com.
Denton Loving lives on a farm near the historic Cumberland Gap, where Tennessee, Kentucky, and Virginia come together. He is the author of the poetry collection, Crimes Against Birds (Main Street Rag). He is also the editor of Seeking Its Own Level: an anthology of writings about water (MotesBooks). His fiction, poetry, essays, reviews and interviews have appeared in over 120 publications including River Styx, CutBank, Iron Horse Literary Review, and The Chattahoochee Review. You can follow Denton on Twitter @DentonLoving and visit his website at dentonlovingblog.wordpress.com.
Kelly March is a writer in North Carolina. A former newspaper reporter and editor, she is currently working on her first collection of essays.
Walter Robinson is a writer and physician in Massachusetts. His collection of essays, What Cannot Be Undone, won the 202 River Teeth Prize for Nonfiction and was published by University of New Mexico Press in 2022. His recent or forthcoming essays appear in wildness, Ruminate, Months To Years, The Sun, The Literary Review, and Harvard Review. You can follow Walter on Twitter @WRobinsonWriter or visit his website at wmrobinson.com.
- Christopher Castellani
- Jasmin Darznik
- Libby Flores
- Jill McCorkle
- Lynne Sharon Schwartz
- Joan Wickersham
- Paul Yoon
We are excited to offer EastOver Press and Cutleaf merchandise options through Bonfire. All profits from our merchandise sales are used to support EastOver Press and Cutleaf writers.
If you’d like to get in touch with us, send us an email and we’ll get back to you as quickly as we can.