Hayden's Ferry Review profiles several small presses, including Ellipsis, here:
HFR: What advice do you have for emerging writers looking to be published by a small press? What is it about a work that makes you want to publish it?
Ellipsis Press: One person's gutsy transgression is another's mere novelty. What we're looking for is structural or stylistic innovation which also has an intellectual and emotional payoff. This pleasure should be fairly immediately apparent, i.e. not overly delayed or latent (though we can be teased). We will often jump randomly to pages and read whole paragraphs; if your work has a consistency of purpose and language, we'll read more...