We welcome the submission of complete manuscripts throughout the year. We read in the fall (September – December) and typically send out accept/decline letters in December and January. Our goal is to select two new titles each year. Submit by sending your manuscript to us at email@example.com.
We encourage writers to submit during the summer months (June 1 – August 31). Submissions received at other times during the year will be added to our queue and response times may be quite long. If you ever have any questions about the status of your submission, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We welcome simultaneous submissions but do ask that you let us know as soon as possible if your manuscript has been picked up elsewhere.
What We Accept
We welcome submissions of all kinds, and our guidelines are intentionally broad.
Length: Manuscripts may be of any length, short or long, as long as you consider the work to be able to stand alone.
Genre & Form: We welcome all genres, but are generally most interested in what might be described “literary” writing. We accept poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and other forms (such as manuscripts that include illustrations or other media). Collections of short pieces are very welcome as are long and short single works – novels, novellas, poems, stories, etc. For our 2013 submission period, we’re especially interested seeing in collections of short fiction and prose poetry. All forms are welcome, as always, but we’ll be keeping an extra eye out for these!
Format: Please submit your manuscript as an attachment in .doc, .docx, or .pdf. Please only send complete manuscripts. Work that is pasted into the body of an email may not be considered. If you are submitting a collection, please have all of the work compiled into a single file. If you are submitting multiple manuscripts, please send each manuscript in a separate email. Email all manuscripts to email@example.com. We appreciate the inclusion of a short cover letter.