About Us

“Threadsuns” is the title of a poem written by Paul Celan, published in the 1967 collection Breathturn. Pierre Joris’s translation of that poem reads:

above the grayblack wastes.
A tree-
high thought
grasps the light-tone: there are
still songs to sing beyond

The mission of Threadsuns is to act as an amplifier for such songs. Like Celan, the press will not be satisfied with a straightforward approach or easy resolutions. It will seek out work that challenges our assumptions from a variety of perspectives, publishing books of prose, poetry written in English, as well as translated texts of any genre.

Threadsuns is a teaching press of the High Point University English Department. Students assist in all aspects of the publishing workflow, including acquisitions, print and web editing, production, and marketing.

Currently, we are not accepting manuscripts.


Michael Flatt, Editor and Publisher


Katie Craun, Associate Editor

Taylor Galavotti, Assistant Editor


Julianne Kendrick, Associate Editor

Alex Rucker, Assistant Editor


Erica Johnson, Associate Editor

Courtney Collar, Assistant Editor

Desk and Review Copies

Contact us at threadsunspress@gmail.com to order desk or review copies.

Desk copies, review copies, and preordered books are shipped by USPS media mail. Due to COVID-19, USPS has been experiencing shipping delays. Any materials shipped by Threadsuns may take up to two weeks to arrive. Any shipping concerns or questions can be directed to us at threadsunspress@gmail.com.


Our books can purchased on our website or at Small Press Distribution.

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