Forest Avenue Press Open to Unagented Submissions for One Month

Forest Avenue Press Open to Unagented Submissions for One Month

Forest Avenue Press will accept unagented, unsolicited submissions from Feb. 14 to March 14, 2018.  The Portland, Oregon-based publisher is seeking literary fiction. “Our titles are infused with a fresh, complex, sometimes nutty, and often wondrous approach to storytelling,” the publisher said on its website.

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Top 5 Blog Posts: Prologues, Literary Snobs, & Unagented Submissions

Top 5 Blog Posts: Prologues, Literary Snobs, & Unagented Submissions

Time sure flies! Since this blog’s launch on Feb. 15, 2014, I’ve published 255 articles on writing, reading, publishing, books, and movies. The five most popular articles focus on effective prologues, signs of a literary snob, and publishers that accept unagented and unsolicited manuscripts.

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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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Attention Genre Writers! 3 Small Presses Seek Unpublished Manuscripts

Attention Genre Writers! 3 Small Presses Seek Unpublished Manuscripts

Genre fiction is also known as commercial fiction because of its wide reach and popular appeal. Check out these three small presses if you have a complete, unpublished manuscript in any of these genres—crime and thrillers, romance, and science fiction and fantasy. The following publishers accept submissions from writers without literary agents.

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Small Presses: 2 Opportunities for Unpublished Literary Novels

Small Presses: 2 Opportunities for Unpublished Literary Novels

If you have an unpublished and unrepresented literary novel, two small presses offer an opportunity within the next few months. Coffee House Press has open submissions right now, while the Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing is sponsoring a fiction contest.

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6 Small Presses Focus on Regional Fiction and Nonfiction

6 Small Presses Focus on Regional Fiction and Nonfiction

Small presses can focus on niche markets, an advantage they have over big publishers. If your novel has a strong sense of place, check out these six publishers that specialize in regional titles. They welcome both agented and unagented submissions.

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4 Small Presses in UK Welcome Unagented Submissions

4 Small Presses in UK Welcome Unagented Submissions

If you’re seeking traditional publication but you don’t have literary representation, look into publishing companies across the pond. These four small presses don’t prohibit non-U.K. submissions on their websites, but if you live outside of the U.K., mention it in your query or submission.

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2 Small Publishers Accept Unagented Submissions of Literary Fiction and Genres

2 Small Publishers Accept Unagented Submissions of Literary Fiction and Genres

If you have an unpublished manuscript, gear up for submission this fall. Black Balloon Publishing is open to unagented and unsolicited submissions of literary fiction and nonfiction in October, while Indigo Sea Press welcomes submissions of mainstream fiction and various genres throughout the year.

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