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Pan Macmillan Australia: Now Accepting Submissions

Pan Macmillan Australia is open to direct submissions. They are the Austalian imprint of Macmillian, one of the big five publishers. This is the only way to submit to Macmillan directly. They have excellent distribution in Australia. They publish commercial fiction including  women’s fiction, romance, thriller, crime, historical, humor, paranormal, fantasy, as well as literary…

Literary Wanderlust: Accepting Submissions

Updated March 14th, 2019 Literary Wanderlist is a Denver based independent publisher. They were founded in 2014 and they publish print and digital books. They publish a wide range of books, from chick lit to short story collections. You can get a feel for what they publish here. They do not publish books aimed at…

Bancroft Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

UPDATE: The last book they published came out in March 2020. They have a slate of “coming soon” publications that have not been published for over a year. I consider them defunct and would not submit. Bancroft Press is a small press that publishes a wide variety of work, both nonfiction and fiction. They publish…

Allen & Unwin: Accepting Submissions

Allen & Unwin is a large independent Australian Press that is open to submissions on a wide range of topics. They have won a number of Australian publisher awards. They accept based on pitches, and have a system known as the “Friday Pitch” which ensures that at least one editor reviews each unsolicited pitch. Allen…

Fireside Fiction: Seeking Book Submissions Until August 31st

UPDATED October 30th, 2019: Fireside Fiction has severed without announcment or explantion a number of author contracts. You can read more about it here.  I would not recommend submitting to them at this time. Fireside Fiction is the publisher of novels and novellas as well as a popular and respected magazine that we have reviewed…

Filles Vertes Publishing: CLOSED

Updated August 2020-  Writers Beware Posted an Update about the situation with FVP. You can read it here. FVP ended up closing it’s doors as of the 27th of August. Do not Submit. Updated February 2019 – They have not been responding to submissions in a timely manner. Filles Vertes Publishing was founded in 2016….

Lakewater Press: Now Seeking Manuscript Submission

UPDATED March 17th 2021: Lakewater Press is closing in 2021. Lakewater Press is a newer eBook and print on demand (POD) publisher. They were founded in early 2015. They publish a wide variety of fiction. They appear to be open to all genres of fiction including young adult, new adult (18-30), and romance. It is…

Bold Strokes Books: Looking for LGBTQ Manuscripts

Bold Strokes Books publishes only LGBTQ books. Which means that its books feature characters that are Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Trans, and Queer. They publish general and genre fiction. They offer advances to their authors. Bold Strokes is interested in publishing books that fall under the LGBTQ umbrella including literary fiction, romance novels, young adult novels,…

Big World Network: Now Accepting Submissions

UPDATED May 2017: They are not currently open to submissions, and they appear to be dealing with serious issues. If they do reopen to submissions I would approach with even more caution than previously advised.    Big World Network is a very unusual publisher that was founded in 2011. They release the stories they publish…

Crimson Cloak: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Crimson Cloak Publishing is now open to submissions and is seeking submissions of any genre except erotica, so romance writers take note of that exception.  Crimson Cloak Publishing accepts submissions from seasoned authors as well as those from new emerging authors.  It doesn’t matter how experienced an author is, only that they are great writers…

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