Our Mission

The mission of Coffee House Press is to publish exciting, vital, and enduring authors of our time; to delight and inspire readers; to contribute to the cultural life of our community; and to enrich our literary heritage. By building on the best traditions of publishing and the book arts, we produce books that celebrate imagination, innovation in the craft of writing, and the many authentic voices of the American experience.

Help Us Brew Good Books

General Inquiries

Reach us by telephone at (612) 338-0125
or by mail at
79 Thirteenth Avenue NE
Suite 110
Minneapolis, MN 55413

Staff Directory

If you know the person you’re looking for, contact them directly using the information listed in the staff directory. All phone calls are routed through the main office phone number.

If you don’t know whom to contact, the links below will help you identify the appropriate staff member for your request.

Submission Guidelines

Rights and Permissions

Request permission to use a portion of one of our books for your classroom, anthologies, foreign translation rights, film, audio, and all other queries.

Media Requests

Press kits, review copies, author and cover images available upon request.


We provide exam and desk copies to educators.

Find Coffee House Press Books

Our books are available in bookstores across the country, online, and downloadable as e-books.