Cleis Press is the largest independent sexuality publishing company in the United States. With a focus on LGBTQ, BDSM, romance, and erotic writing for all sexual preferences, Cleis Press books are consistently changing the way people read and think about sexual behavior, culture, and education.


General Contact Info

General Inquiries:

Publicity Inquiries:
Ashley Calvano, Editorial & Marketing Assistant

Mailing Address

Cleis Press
c/o Start Publishing
221 River St, 9th Fl
Hoboken, NJ 07030

Phone: (212) 431-5455



Order Books Through our Distributor:



US Customers please email orders to:

Canadian Customers please email orders to:


If you are interested in ordering any of our titles, you can do so by using the contact information provided below:

For US Customers, please call: (800) 223-2336
For Canadian Customers, please call: (800) 268-3216

Order processing business hours are:  Monday-Friday from 8:30 A.M.-6:00 P.M. EST.


If you would prefer to fax your orders, please use the following numbers:

US Customers Fax #:  1-800-943-9831
Canadian Customers Fax #:  1-888-849-8151


Simon and Schuster, Inc.
Order Processing Department
100 Front St.
Riverside, NJ 080875

***Please make sure to send along with your order a check, money order, or credit card number along with the title of the book, author, ISBN and desired units.


Simon & Schuster
1230 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020 USA
Phone: 800.223.2336 Fax: 212.698.7617

Please click here for a list of our sales representatives by region.




Interested in submitting material to Cleis Press? Read our submission guidelines.

Desk Copies

We gladly offer a complimentary desk copy of any book that has been adopted as a required text for a course and has been placed on order at a bookstore. Please scan and email requests on official school letterhead to:

Desk copies can only be shipped to school mailing addresses. Sorry, we do not accept desk copy requests by phone.


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