Open submissions for traditional publishing is currently closed.
We can not thank you enough for all our submissions over the last few months. So much so that we need to hit the pause button to catch up. Please make sure to check back for our next open submission window. We still have our anthology opportunities, and you can check those out below. We are also still available for self-publishing and hybrid services.
Traditional Publishing Query Submission FAQ and Specifications:
FAQ’s - Please read through these diligently before submitting:
We DO NOT accept previously published work for our traditional publishing opportunity.
We DO NOT accept children's book manuscripts
We DO NOT accept co-author collections
We only accept work in English.
Please indicate what type of work you are submitting on the subject line of your email. (I.E. Love poetry, YA novel, etc.)
We will contact you about developments via the email you sent your query and sample submission from
Our traditional publishing opportunities are paid as a percentage of royalties from sales. Payable 3 months from the last day of the month from the point of sale. This policy allows time for returns/exchanges/refunds unless otherwise stated in the contract
If selected, you will receive a standard industry contract
If you need to withdraw your submission please notify us as soon as possible by email
Contributor or Publisher may withdraw offer of publication at any time before the ISBN number is purchased.
Please do not submit the entire manuscript. We are looking for a query letter (which should include your name, address, phone, and email), a synopsis of what you are submitting, and a sample of the work. Please indicate the size of the entire compilation in the synopsis (not the size of the sample, but the size of the work in its entirety)
The sample size should be at least 5 (and up to 10 poems), each new poem starting on a new page with its title at the top, and no more than 3 chapters of a novel.
Edit your work before submitting it. We don't expect it to be perfect, but we do expect it to be professional and a reflection of you as a creative.
We accept .doc, .docx, and PDF.
Please use a 12pt, sans family font, standard size print paper (8.5x11), and 1.5 or double spaced.
Where to submit:
Please send your query letter, synopsis, and sample by email here (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The above email is only for submissions, if you have a question about the submission process please use our main email