In 2000 Carcanet was named the Sunday Times Millennium Small Publisher of the Year. Five of its authors have received Nobel Prizes, nine have received the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry and seven have received Pulitzer Prizes, among many other honours.
Carcanet issues the controversial and illuminating literary magazine PN Review which appears six times a year and celebrated its 200th issue in summer 2011. It also distributes the short fiction specialist Comma Press, and the Optic Nerve Rockdrill CD Series, in collaboration with Birkbeck College, London.
Carcanet also publish a series of European poetry in translation anthologies in association with the Scottish Poetry Library.
Carcanet considers submissions and book proposals submitted in hard copy form only. For full submission information and to listen to an interview with Michael Schmidt about submissions, please visit http://www.carcanet.co.uk/cgi-bin/scribe?showinfo=ip002