The Silence of Trees


Wolfsword Press is a nonprofit independent publisher based in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Founded in April 2008, we publish Conclave: A Journal of Character and this fall we will publish our first fiction title, and hope to continue to expand into fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.


The mission of Wolfsword Press is to publish, distribute, and promote literary works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry in Illinois, nationally, and internationally.

We intend to conduct our selection and editorial process with integrity, to read each manuscript we receive and consider it for publication in accordance with our mission statement.

We believe that literature and art are powerful expressions of the human spirit, and it is our responsibility to publish and promote works that are well-crafted, creative, and exciting.

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