Short Stories, Essays & Poetry Books

Let Book1One help you turn your short stories, essays and poetry into beautiful books.


Short stories, essays and poetry are all reader favorites. They represent the art of writing in its finest form.

If you have written a number of short stories, have assembled a collection of personal essays, or enjoy writing poetry, why not publish your work in a book that you and others will enjoy for years to come?

Whether you want to create a book for resale or for the personal enjoyment it can bring to you and those closest to you, we can help you produce a book that you will be truly proud of.

Why choose Book1One?

With Book1One, you’ll discover that becoming a published author of short stories, essays or poetry can be fun, easy to do and rewarding. The books we print for you will have extraordinary quality – quality that not only reflects the professional look you seek but also the writing skills you, as the author, possess.

Because we have no minimum quantity order requirements, you eliminate the risk of creating more books than you initially need. At Book1One, you can order the exact number of books you want. And reordering is quick and easy.

Get an instant price quote without having to call or email!

Book1one is one of very few book manufacturers who has a website price calculator that will enable you to obtain an accurate price quote without having to place a phone call or submit an email. It’s fast, easy, and our customers love it! Click here to start your quote.

Use our book sizing diagrams to correctly size your book cover. 

For soft and hard cover books, correctly sizing your book cover is critically important. Book1One’s interactive cover design diagrams will help you do that. Three factors determine what size your book cover should be: page dimensions, number of pages and paper stock. To access our sizing diagrams, click here.

Placing your order is as easy as 1-2-3!

If you have completed the design and layout of your short stories, essays or poetry book, have used our interactive book cover sizing diagram to correctly size your book cover and are ready to upload your print ready PDF files to us and place your order, click here. You will then be taken through the simple three step process of (1) creating your personal account, (2) uploading your cover and page files and (3) completing the checkout procedure.


Remember, at Book1One:

  • We work with easy-to-use PDF files, and our online ordering process is a snap.
  • We have no minimum order requirements – even for hard cover books.
  • We have no set up fees. Your only expense is the cost to print, bind & ship your books.
  • Our turnaround times are fast – five business days for soft cover, plastic coil bound & saddle stitch books; 10 business days for hard cover books. And rush production is available.
  • You’ll receive personal “hands-on” service. We’ll answer your emails quickly, and if you call us, you’ll get a real person.