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We mean to take risks.


Founded in 2011 by Blake Hausladen, Rook Creek Books is a small press publisher of fantasy adventure and science fiction for authors of non-traditional forms, styles, or content not popularized by mainstream fiction. This wild place will be an arena for spec-fic and genre-bending anomalies.

Explorers wanted. Apply within.

Who we are:

Blake Hausladen (he/him)

Founder & President / Author


Deanna Sjolander (she/her)

Senior Editor / Author

Where to find us


2/1 - 2/4 | Capricon | Chicago, IL

5/3 - 5/5 | Demicon | Des Moines, IA

5/30 - 6/2 | Stokercon | San Diego, CA

8/29 – 9/2 | Dragon Con | Atlanta, GA


We are currently open for submission for the Dark Reflections series. To submit your work for consideration, review our submission guidelines here.

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