Spring is not just for spring cleaning and gardening. It’s a great time to submit manuscripts. If you don’t have a literary agent, check out these four publishers that are willing to consider submissions directly from writers.
Arcade Publishing, part of New York-based Skyhorse Publishing, seeks general fiction, history, memoirs, and a host of nonfiction categories. Your submission should include a query, a sample chapter or two, and a market analysis and competitive research.
Black Mountain Press
Black Mountain Press, a literary press based in North Carolina, accepts manuscripts via snail mail. Manuscripts must be complete. The publisher focuses on “poetry, creative novels, and short story collections by emerging writers.”
Crooked Lane Books
Crooked Lane Books publishes mysteries, suspense and crime books, and thrillers. Submit a query letter and the first five pages of your manuscript.
Talos Press, an imprint of New York-based Skyhorse Publishing, is interested in science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Submission requirements include a query, sample chapters, and a market analysis.
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