Science Fiction

June 10, 2021

Nightfire (Tor): Accepting Submissions June 15th -22nd

Every year Nightfire, an imprint of Tor, opens to submissions for a limited window of time. This year it’s June 15th through the 22nd. The opportunity opens and closes at 9 AM EST. Because it’s such a limited window, and because it’s an excellent opportunity, we try and promote it a little in advance so…

May 6, 2021

Future House Publishing: Accepting Submissions

Future House Publishing is an imprint of Familius Press, which in turn is an imprint of Workman. Future House focuses on publishing “adult science fiction and fantasy, as well as middle grade adventure books that embrace community, liberty, and family”. All of the work is clean, free of excessive violence. You can get a feel…

April 29, 2021

Blind Eye Books: Open to Manuscript Submissions

Blind Eye Books publishes science fiction, fantasy, mystery, and romance novels featuring LGBTQ protagonists. They are a print publisher and their book covers are beautifully designed and really stand out. The books they have published have won and been nominated for a number of awards, including the Lambda. Most of what they publish is between…

March 5, 2020

Excession Press: Seeking Manuscript Submissions Until April 5th, 2020

Excession Press is a small press focused on horror, science fiction, weird western, or dark fantasy with literary merit. The books they publish are between 30,000 and 60,000 words in length. They say they have a few hundred words worth of wiggle room on either end of that guideline, but that is it. Excession Press…

February 20, 2020

Uproar Books: Accepting Submissions

Uproar Books was founded in 2018 by Rick Lewis, who has a background in marketing, not publishing. Uproar books published its first book in early 2019. They only publish epic fantasy and science fiction for adults and young adults, and they are only interested in publishing series of books (although only the first one needs…

December 5, 2019

Blue Moon Publishers: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Updated March 26, 2021: Their website is still operating but they have not published a new book in almost a year, I would not recommend submitting to them. Blue Moon is a boutique Canadian Publisher. They focus on publishing Literary Fiction and Women’s Fiction, as well as Young Adult and Middle Grade works. The stories…

July 19, 2019

Flame Tree Press: Now Seeking Manuscript Submissions

Flame Tree Press is an imprint of Flame Tree Publishing. Flame Tree Press focuses on publishing speculative fiction, science fiction, fantasy, horror and crime fiction. They have been around for a couple years now and have good distribution in the US and the UK. I have seen their books at brick and mortar bookstores on…

July 10, 2019

Chandra Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Updated March 18th, 2020 Chandra Press is a digital first press that focuses on publishing science fiction. They do offer print versions of all their books. They have a detailed staff page that is very different than most publishers, because the focus feels so much like it’s on the past financial success of the team….

June 20, 2019

Aethon Books: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Aethon Books is a print and eBook publisher that focuses on Science Fiction and Fantasy. They are open to all sub-genres within these genres including Hard Sci-fi, Epic Fantasy, Space Opera, Military SF, Alt/History, and Time Travel. This includes books for young adults, although they haven’t published many yet. One of their focuses is on…

May 16, 2019

Angry Robot: Open to Manuscript Submissions

Angry Robot is a respected science fiction and fantasy publisher that occasionally dips into related genres (such as urban fantasy, steampunk, and horror). Angry Robot was originally funded by HarperCollins. They offer advances and good royalty rates. The contract they offer covers print, e-book, and audio book rights. They are based in the UK but…

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