Welcome to Culicidae Press
We are a peer-reviewed, Better-Business-Bureau accredited publishing house that was founded in Ames, Iowa, in 2005 to serve creative writers and their readers worldwide. Explore our current catalogue by clicking on any of the book covers below, find what you’re looking for by choosing a genre from the menu above, and don’t be shy about letting us know what you think—and read—using the social icons in the header and footer of the web page. Happy reading to everyone!

What is poetry?

Emily Dickinson knows:

If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.

Let’s celebrate poetry in these uncertain times. Choose your book from the collections below or to your left…

Need more poetry during these strange times?

Head on over to our sister Hog Press and find other poetry books by Duane Vorhees and Stefanie Golisch.