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Join us

We welcome your participation in the WTAW Press community.
We appreciate creative thinkers, lovers of literature, and those who want to support our mission and values. We welcome community members from all backgrounds and experiences. WTAW Press aims to do its part in creating a more representative publishing industry for all people across all differences, including but not limited to race, class, gender, geography, disability, and neurodiversity.
There are many ways to get involved.


For a small independent press, publishing books and supporting writers is a challenge in the best of times, and WTAW  can always use your financial support. Your donations directly enable us to execute on our mission. You can make a contribution directly online here.


If you prefer, mail your check to WTAW Press, PO Box 2825, Santa Rosa, CA 95405.


WTAW Press is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and all donations are tax exempt to the fullest extent of the law.

Volunteer or Intern

WTAW Press invites highly-motivated people who are interested in nonprofit literary publishing, communications, marketing, literary programming and outreach, community relations, development, and literary community building to get in touch. All available positions are unpaid (though we are pleased to assist with helping you obtain college credit, if that is an option), are part-time, and require that you use your own computer to complete tasks remotely. In the case of internships, a small stipend is available upon successful completion of the internship period.

We value creative self-starters who are comfortable with both taking initiative and working in collaboration. Energy, enthusiasm, dedication, reliability, and responsibility are important. We have positions available in book publicity and marketing, social and media content, website administration, newsletter communications, development activities,  editorial assistance, and programming and educational outreach. We maintain a corps of first readers for open submission periods. We are always open to new ideas, synergies, and partnerships.

Contact Peg Alford Pursell here.

Many more ways to be involved

Purchase our books! Or gift them to your friends, family, neighbors, and favorite readers.

Discuss our books at your book clubs or groups! Readers' guides available here. Contact us for an author appearance at your meetings. Many authors enjoy virtual visits with readers.

Adopt our books for your courses and classes.


Write reviews of our books.

Try one of our workshops or manuscript consultations, or gift them to a writer you know or want to encourage.


if you're a writer and have a manuscript you think is ready for publication, be sure to send it our way during one of our open submission periods.

We look forward to hearing from you and thank you for your support.

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