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Surf Noir Anthology October 2024

Kelp Journal Issue #10

Literary Journal Winter 2023-24

Beasts of the Field

Crime Noir Novel Fall 2023

Dark Waves of Winter

Surf Noir Anthology January 2023

Shadow Valley

Surf Noir Novel November 2022

Silver Waves of Summer

Surf Noir Anthology July 2021

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Kelp Books is an independent press located in Pebble Beach, California. The press seeks to discover new talents and publish brave, off-beat, and adventurous fiction, non-fiction, and poetry.

We're the home of surf noir. We are looking for novel submissions of literary, crime, thriller, and mystery. A sense of place is important to us, and while no place is excluded from our appetite, we strongly prefer coastal themes, West Coast locales, surfing, and works that embody travel and adventure.

Please refer to our submissions page or Submittable for more information. 

General questions can be submitted below.

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