Manuscript Publishers

November 14, 2019

Clash Books: Now Open to Manuscript Submissions

Clash Books started in 2015, they also publish Clash Magazine and the literary journal Trash Panda. They publish fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Clash Books is a small press but they attend major conferences like AWP and they host readings. They also offer wholesale discounts and they have provisional distribution via Ingram Spark. Their submission guidelines…

November 7, 2019

Encircle Publications: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Encircle Publications is a small press that focuses primarily on publishing mainstream fiction and mystery novels. But they also publish some other genres including poetry. They’ve only been around since 2016, but they’ve published a fair number of books at this point. They started out only publishing mystery novels, but one of the owners is…

October 31, 2019

Uncommon Universes Press: Now Seeking Manuscript Queries

Updated November 1st 2019: They have temporarily closed to submissions Uncommon Universes Press is a small press that publishes science fiction and fantasy books for young adult and adult readers. The company was founded in 2017 and they have published a total of 13 books at the time of this review, October 2019 Among those…

October 24, 2019

Bookouture: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Bookouture is a digital publisher that was purchased in 2017 by Hachette (you can learn more here). Bookouture was extremely successful in their own right. They started out in the UK but they have outposts in a number of countries now. As of 2018 they’ve sold over 8.5 million copies. They focus on publishing commercial…

October 17, 2019

Blink Publishing: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

One of Blink Publishing’s tagelines is “From the high profile to the leftfield, we publish across a broad spectrum of tastes and interests.” This does seem rather accurate based on their catalog. They publish a lot of memoirs, by people like Lilly Allen and Ollie Ollerton, yet they also publish books like Traces by Patricia…

October 8, 2019

Piccadilly Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Piccadilly Press is an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, one of the biggest publishers in the UK. They focus on publishing work for kids between the ages of 8-12. Most of their imprints are not open to unsolicited submissions, but Piccadilly is. They focus on publishing middle grade readers primarily. The books they publish cover…

October 3, 2019

Jaded Ibis Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Jaded Ibis press allows international submissions from women, writers of color, writers with disabilities, queer writers, as well as other marginalized and disenfranchised writers. They currently publish prose, both in terms of fiction and non-fiction. They want work to be well written and also contain ideas that contribute to the progress of social justice. This…

September 26, 2019

New Harbinger: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

New Harbinger is an established publisher of self-help books that focus on psychology, health, and personal growth. The books they publish are grounded in science, research, and clinical practice. They have been around for over 35 years. They publish self help books, psychology workbooks, professional books, memoirs, and gift books, all focused on mental health….

September 19, 2019

The Permanent Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

The Permanent Press is an established small press. They only publish adult fiction with a focus on mystery and general/literary fiction. They have published a number of successful, ongoing mystery series. They are run by a husband and wife team, Judith & Martin Shepard. The covers of the work they publish range from good to…

September 12, 2019

Enclave Publishing: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Enclave was formerly known Marcher Lord Press, which was founded by Jeff Gerke in 2008. Enclave was bought and rebranded by a Christian Fiction agent named Steve Laube in 2014. It was sold to the newly-formed Gilead in 2016 but Steve Laube continues to be the publisher. There is a conflict of interest when an…

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