A full list may be found at
The Second Echoes of The Right to God Essay Contest
New: A 15-and-Under Category for Young People
Theme for Adults (16 and over): Everyday Spirituality in the world today
Theme for 15-and-Under Young: The world around you
deadline August 15, 2010
details @ http://www.righttogod.com/Rules.html
Towards an Accessible Future Contest
sponsored by Redstone Science Fiction
open for “submissions that incorporate the values discussed in the essay The Future Imperfect by Sarah Einstein”
deadline August 15, 2010
4 RV Publishing
seeks illustrators and design submissions: children, animals, mythical creatures, etc
various styles: cartoon, realism, portraiture, caricatures, etc
specializes in canine training publications
seeks “new and unique manuscripts, particularly training and how-to topics. We accept queries, proposals, or completed manuscripts, including simultaneous submissions”
Eternal Press Submissions Guidelines
seeks novellas, and full-length manuscripts
accepting genres: “Romance, Erotica, GBLT and BDSM, Paranormal, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Suspense, Thriller, Historical, Young Adult”
seeks short stories, novellas, and novels
genres: Futuristic/SciFi, Thriller/Crime, Multicultural/ Interracial, Cowboys/Western, Historical, Contemporary settings, Older Woman, Younger Man, Multiple partners, Comedy/Humour, Gay/Lesbian, BDSM/Fetish, Paranormal / Time Travel, Fantasy, Vampire/werewolf/shapeshifters
Kane Miller Publishers
seeks children’s works from writers worldwide that convey cultures and communities within the U.S. (previously only accepting authors outside US)
“We are looking for non-fiction for ages 2-12 on those subjects which are particularly American: sports such as baseball, historical events, American biographies, American folk tales, etc. We are also committed to expanding our early and middle-grade fiction list.”
accepting query fictions by email for imprints:
- Zebra, the company’s flagship imprint, is primarily made up of a large number of historical romance titles, but the list also generally includes one or two lead contemporary romances, westerns, horror and humor.
- Brava publishes 3 erotic romances in trade paperback each month.
- Pinnacle, is the imprint that features best-selling commercial fiction, including thrillers and true crime.
- Citadel, Kensington’s non-fiction imprint publishes acclaimed works of history, biography, military history, self-help, and humor. Citadel is also home to our full line of Poker titles, Lyle Stuart Books.
- Aphrodisia, launched in January 2006, is our extremely popular line of erotica.
- Dafina brings you the very best in African American fiction, non-fiction, and young adult titles.
details for all @ http://www.kensingtonbooks.com/finditem.cfm?itemid=14298
accepting manuscript queries, along with précis, and sample material for “fiction and non-fiction that deals with significant issues in the lives of lesbian women”
details @ http://www.spinstersink.com/subs.htm
Tin House (multi-layer subs update)
beginning Sept. 1 and ending Dec. 30, 2010 Tin House’s campaign: Buy a Book, Save a Bookstore applies to all submissions
theme for spring issue: THE MYSTERIOUS (subs for this issue end Sept 30, 2010)
(regular reading period is September 1-May 31)
accepts stories, poems, and essays
details for all @ http://tinhouse.com/mag/mag_submit.htm
Whiskey Creek Press: Torrid
seeks erotic romance in subgenres: science fiction, paranormal, and fantasy
accepting novellas and novels submissions year-round
new imprint at L & L Dreamspell
seeks fiction in a variety of subgenres: “Consciousness, Dreams, Education, Healing, Intuition, Meditation, Paranormal topics, Philosophy, Politics, PSI, Self-Help, Social Change, Spirituality, Synchronicity, and more”
details @ http://www.wisdomtrends.com/Authors.htm
Zubaan Books (imprint of Kali for Women—India)
gendered focused publisher seeks submissions in three areas: academic (with emphasis on the social sciences), fiction and Young Zubaan
Topics include Gender and Reproductive Health/Sexuality, Gender and Conflict, Gender and Architecture, Gender and Law, Gender and History/National Movement, Gender and Economics, Gender and other areas: Fiction in translation, Novels, Short stories, Readers on the Women’s Movement/Feminism, Biographies/Autobiographies/Memoirs.