“Believing that readers should spend at least as much time reading a poem as the poet did writing it, Unicorn has produced poetry in every form: post cards to books: poems as individuals. Today, the press focuses on handbound chapbooks and smaller cohesive sheaves of poetry.” In 2015, Unicorn Press published According to Discretion, Vines’ collaborative collection with Allen Jih.
University of Arkansas Press
A scholarly press that is part of the University of Arkansas system and also part of the American Association of University Presses. The University of Arkansas press publishes Arkansas and regional studies, as well as books of national interest. In 2012, the UA Press published Vines’ The Coal Life.
Louisiana State University Press
LSU Press is a nonprofit book publisher dedicated to the publication of scholarly, general interest, and regional books. An integral part of LSU, the Press shares the university’s goal of the dissemination of knowledge and culture. LSU Press is one of the oldest presses in the South and among the outstanding publishers of scholarly books in the country.
Slash Pine Press
Born in 2009, Slash Pine Press publishes chapbooks of poetry and mixed-genre work. They also host irregular and off-the-beaten path reading events, including the Slash Pine Writers Festival held at the end of April each year. Slash Pine Press lives at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.