In the Nov/Dec 2011 issue of Poets & Writers, there are several essays on community driven publishing, one of which is written by Steve Almond. In it, he says,
“Bigger is always better in the American imagination. But I am here to tell you–six books and nearly a decade later– that this mind-set is parochial and self-defeating. It’s also complete nonsense.”
If you aren’t yet familiar with small presses, it’s time. Here’s Poets &Writers Database of Small Presses.