The Zoo, Lara Zankoul

Vision Statement

Anvil Tongue Books exists because there is nothing more real than one who thinks, feels and lives according to one’s own terms, principles and values.

All Blog Submissions

To submit your poems, stories under the consideration of Anvil Tongue Books, please send an email with an attached Microsoft Word document to: anviltonguebooks [ a t ] g m a i l .com

For photographs, paintings, collage submissions, please send an email with JPEG or PNG files attached.

Anvil Tongue Radio

To submit your readings, music, and/or miscellaneous audio explorations, please send 1-3 tracks/songs/files (.mp3) to anviltonguebooks [ a t ] g m a i l .com with a brief cover letter introducing yourself and your work.

Please note: Anvil Tongue Books is not currently open to book-length submissions. Please check back at a later date.

Unfortunately, ATB is unable to provide monetary compensation for work published online.

Anvil Tongue Books is seeking a Managing Editor

I (DC) am looking for someone to help out as Managing Editor for 2 projects, to be released later this year. Responsibilities would possibly include helping out with online submissions as well, if interested. The position could be rolled out beyond these 2 books as well, once again, if interested.


- Please posses a proficiency in using Microsoft Word

- Please send a few examples of your work (published online, or in print, book links are fine too)

- Include a brief, written statement on your background & why you want to work with Anvil Tongue

- This is a paying position. Managing Editor and EIC will split EIC's share of royalties from sales

For more information, serious inquires / candidates are encouraged to contact: anviltonguebooks [at] gmail dot com.