About Jai-Alai Books

A subsidiary of O, Miami, Jai-Alai Books publishes literary titles in a variety of genres. Jai-Alai (pronounced "Hi-Li") is dedicated to publishing books that capture the spirit of Miami, FL in a variety of genres: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, memoir, graphic novel, essay, hybrid, etc. The press was a winner of the 2014 and 2017 Knight Arts Challenge from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. For a detailed interview about the philosophy and purpose of Jai-Alai, check out this piece at the Poetry Foundation. To learn where the name comes from, go here, and to buy a title, go here.


Due to a backlog of projects, Jai-Alai is not currently accepting proposals from the general public. Sign up for the newsletter and be the first to hear about new opportunities. For more information, visit jai-alaibooks.com.