Mountain State Press promotes writing in Appalachia, with an emphasis on West Virginia works, by publishing literary books written by authors throughout the region. Since 1978, the Press has published manuscripts varying in style and subject matter which hold appeal throughout Appalachia, the United States, and the world.

Mountain State Press offers talented writers a resource for publishing and an opportunity to contribute to a “regional voice.” We are honored to open up our culture and voice through writing.

Mountain State Press is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit.


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Our mailing address is:

Mountain State Press, Inc.
PO Box 1281
Scott Depot, WV 25560

You can reach us by telephone at (304) 546-1879 or by email at msp1@mountainstatepress.org.