Science Fiction

Android Press: Accepting Submissions

Android Press is a new small press based in Eugene, Oregon. This is how they describe their mission: “uplifting author and creator voices from marginalized communities and the Global South, Android Press publishes science fiction, fantasy, and light horror specializing in climate fiction and the various -punk subgenres. We love stories that are rooted in…

Brain Jar Press: Accepting Manuscript Queries

Brain Jar Press is a Brisbane-based publisher focused on publishing science fiction, fantasy, horror, thriller and crime fiction, of various lengths. They also are open to submissions as well as non-fiction works that can be tied to those genres. As a digital first press, the bulk of the books they sell are eBooks, but they…

Orbit Works: Open to Direct Submissions

Orbit Works was founded in April 2023, as a new imprint of Hachette/Orbit that is focused on digital publishing. This includes both eBooks and audiobooks. You can read the PR statement about the imprint here. It is led by Orbit Executive Editor Brit Hvide and Editor Stephanie Clark. Orbit Works, like Orbit, is based out…

Mirror World: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Mirror World bills itself as a publisher of “escapism fiction for all ages”. They publish both eBooks and paperbacks in a variety of genres, many that fall under the larger speculative fiction umbrella including portal fiction, speculative fiction, fantasy, science fiction and paranormal works. They are also open to romance, adventure, comedy, historical, and cross…

Golden Storyline Books: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Note: Usually we keep our updates in chronological order starting with the most recent at the top and the oldest at the bottom but because of the amount of updates required here, and their relationship to each other, we’ve condensed and reorganized all the updates to go here. The latest update for this note, is…

Three Ravens Publishing: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Updated August 17th: Their current calls for submissions are as follows Assault Team Due Date: December 1, 2023 Military Science Fiction Convoy Chaos Due Date: February 1, 2024 Car Wars GameLit Fiction Contested Landing Due Date: February 1, 2024 Military Science Fiction The Beast Hunt April 1, 2024 Speculative Fiction The Fires of Retribution June…

Castle Bridge Media: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Castle Bridge Media is an independent publisher that focuses on genre fiction, particularly horror, science fiction, thriller, and fantasy. They accept direct submissions and also submissions from agents. They appear to list most of their agented deals on Publishers Marketplace, so if you’re interested in seeing what they’ve accepted recently, and have a Publishers Marketplace…

Artemesia Publishing: Now Accepting Manuscript Proposals

Artemesia Publishing was founded in 2004, and they describe themselves as a micro-publisher. Although based on the titles section of their website they publish work at the rate of one title per month, which is actually a lot more than many other small presses. They started out focused on nonfiction, particularly inspirational stories, but have…

Dancing Lemur Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Dancing Lemur Press is a small US Press that has been actively publishing work since 2009. They are based in North Carolina and seem to regularly participate in local events. They don’t have active distribution, which is to say that although they are distributed with Ingram, Ingram is not actively involved in placing their books…

Odyssey Books: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Update June 2023: The last book they published was in October 2022. Since they are a small press more might be forthcoming, but since they are currently closed to submissions it’s not exactly clear what the future holds. Odyssey Books is a small press based in New Zealand. It was founded in 2009 by Michelle…

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