5 Publishers Seek Experimental, Mystery, Literary, YA & Romance Manuscripts

5 Publishers Seek Experimental, Mystery, Literary, YA & Romance Manuscripts

Unagented writers seeking publication should submit their queries and/or manuscripts for consideration before the holiday season begins.  Five small presses are interested in experimental, literary, mysteries, romance, young adult, and children’s books. The following publishers accept submissions from writers without literary agents:

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4 Small Presses Welcome Theme-Based Submissions from Unagented Writers

4 Small Presses Welcome Theme-Based Submissions from Unagented Writers

If you have a manuscript with a strong theme, check out these niche publishers that welcome works by unagented writers. They are seeking political, international, and nautical books, as well as manuscripts focusing on the American Jewish experience.

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4 Small Presses Accept Unagented General Fiction, Genres, Nonfiction

4 Small Presses Accept Unagented General Fiction, Genres, Nonfiction

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.

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Small Presses: 2 Oregon Publishers Accept Unagented Submissions

Small Presses: 2 Oregon Publishers Accept Unagented Submissions

Two Oregon-based publishers are open to unagented submissions. Forest Avenue Press is looking for literary fiction, while Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing welcomes nonfiction, fiction, and poetry.

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Small Presses: Three Publishers Welcome Unagented Submissions

Small Presses: Three Publishers Welcome Unagented Submissions

Most unpublished writers consider the two obvious publishing paths available—traditional publishing with the Big Five and self-publishing. They should also consider small presses as a viable third path. Harvard Square Editions, Salvo Press, and Split Lip Press are small publishing houses that accept unagented and unsolicited manuscripts.

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Digital Publisher Seeks Manuscripts for New Publishing Platform

Digital Publisher Seeks Manuscripts for New Publishing Platform

Are you ready to show your manuscript to the world? Readership, a crowd-sourced digital publisher, is open to submissions. It recently launched a new publishing platform that allows readers to decide which manuscripts will get published through a voting system. 

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Small Presses: 2 Publishers that Accept Unagented and Unsolicited Submissions

Small Presses: 2 Publishers that Accept Unagented and Unsolicited Submissions

Small and independent publishers offer an option for unpublished writers who don’t want to self-publish. Quirk Books and Köehler Books are among those that accept unagented and unsolicited submissions.

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Brash Books Seeks Unpublished Crime Novels and Award-Winning Backlists

Brash Books Seeks Unpublished Crime Novels and Award-Winning Backlists

If you have an unpublished crime novel, you might want to consider submitting your work to Brash Books, a new company established by two veteran novelists. Lee Goldberg and Joel Goldman formed a partnership with online retailer Amazon.com to publish their works, as well as other novels.

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