Cooper Dillon Books is a small poetry press committed to upholding the values that make poems timeless.

Founded in 2009 and based in San Diego, California, we publish full-length and chapbook perfect-bound paperback editions. Our books are available at our store and ship from San Diego; additionally, most titles are distributed via Ingram, supplying retailers worldwide (including Indiebound & BookShop).

We do not run contests, nor accept grants, donations, or financial support from any institutions.

Publisher and Editor Adam Deutsch has his M.A. from Hofstra University and M.F.A. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has been on the editorial staff of a number of presses and journals, including Ninth Letter and Barn Owl Review. He lives in San Diego, teaches college composition and writing at Grossmont College, and has work recently or forthcoming in Poetry International, Thrush, Spinning Jenny, Ping Pong, and Typo. AdamDeutsch.com

Assistant Editor Christine Bryant was raised in St. Louis, Missouri, then studied English and art at Cornell College before earning an MFA in creative writing from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. For three years, she served as editorial staff for Ninth Letter in creative nonfiction and poetry. Christine has edited professionally for over 10 years as CBC Editing, where she reviews academic, scientific, medical, and creative writing. Christine has written about writing here and here. She lives in Seattle, WA with her cat, and works as a Marketing & Creative Director at Hashtag Recreational Cannabis.



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