Literary Fiction

November 1, 2018

Tramp Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Tramp is a literary press based out of Ireland that has great distribution. Within Ireland they are distributed by Gill & Macmillan. Throughout the rest of the world they are distributed by Macmillan. Tramp published their first book in 2014 and since then the authors they have published have gone on to win the Irish…

October 10, 2018

Wundor Editions: Now Seeking Manuscript Submissions

A ‘wundor’ is a miracle or a powerful feat of creativity. It is also a monster or a strange creature. It is an Old English word which runs the breadth of the artistic imagination and its unlimited potential. “Wundor Editions is committed to publishing innovative and challenging literature and images, working with new and established…

September 27, 2018

Belle Lutte Press: Accepting Submissions

Belle Lutte Press is a small press with the motto “Let’s bring exceptionalism back to the masses”. They published their first two books in 2016 and they have published one book since then, with one more scheduled to be released soon. They focus on publishing literary fiction. It is easy to get a feel for…

September 6, 2018

Acre Books: Accepting Queries

Acre Books is an imprint of The Cincinnati Review. They focus on publishing literary fiction and poetry. They are interested in novels and short story collections. They are not accepting submissions of full manuscripts. They ask that authors query first. While Acre Books is still new, they are an offshoot of the well respected and…

August 2, 2018

Fireside Fiction: Seeking Book Submissions Until August 31st

Fireside Fiction is the publisher of novels and novellas as well as a popular and respected magazine that we have reviewed previously as part of a larger article on speculative fiction. They are open to submissions of novels and novellas for the month of August. They are generally open to submissions just once a year….

July 12, 2018

Able Muse: Seeking Manuscript Submissions Until July 15th

Able Muse is a small literary press that has one free reading period every year, from 1st May through 15th July. They also publish a literary journal, and they host a number of contests every year. They publish poetry and fiction primarily, and they will consider non-fiction as long as you query first. Most of…

May 17, 2018

Regal Crest Enterprises: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Regal Crest Enterprises historically specialized in publishing books of interest to lesbian readers but now their focus has expanded to include gay readers. They mostly publish popular fiction, but they have also published short stories, essays, and anthologies. They have a non-fiction imprint as well. Writers who have worked with them have generally good things…

March 14, 2018

Soho Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Soho Press is an established and respected literary independent publisher based out of New York. They also have two imprints, Soho Crime and Soho Teen, neither of which are open to un-agented submissions at this time. Soho Press is open to unsolicited submissions of literary fiction. They focus on publishing bold voices and original perspectives….

January 4, 2018

Coffee House Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Updated Edit: CHP has temporarily closed their submission window. They plan to reopen to submissions in March and again in September. Both these submission windows will be capped at 300 submissions, so submit early on in the period. In the meantime these publishers of literary fiction are open to unagented submissions: Bellevue Literary Press, Harvard…

November 30, 2017

Bellevue Literary Press: Now Accepting Book Submissions

Bellevue Literary Press publishes works of narrative nonfiction and literary fiction geared towards a general readership. They are open to unsolicited submissions of both kinds of work. The work they publish explores the intersection between arts and science. Many of the characters in the fictional work that they publish are doctors and scientists, but many…

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