Two Small Presses Accept Literary Fiction from Unagented Writers

ManuscriptredRoses-CindyFazziPhotoTwo small publishers welcome novels of literary merit from unagented writers. Both publishers don’t accept electronic submissions, so be prepared to send your work the old-fashioned way.

Are you unpublished? Unagented? If you’re aiming for traditional publication, check out these two traditional publishers for possible submission.

Permanent Press

Permanent Press accepts only full-length novels. “Our interest is in discovering novelists who have the talent to write exceptional fiction. Though we are quickly gaining a reputation as a publisher of mysteries, we are willing to review submissions of any genre,” according to the publisher. The company is based in Sag Harbor, New York.

Read this publisher’s submission guidelines.

Mid-List Press

Mid-List Press, based in Nashville, Tenn., publishes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry by new and emerging writers who are overlooked by commercial publishers. “Mid-List seeks to increase access to publication for new writers, nurture the growth of emerging writers, and increase the diversity of books, authors, and readers,” said the publisher.

Mid-List publishes only book-length works (at least 50,000 words). It doesn’t publish children’s books.

Read Mid-List’s submission guidelines.

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(Photo by Vince Fazzi, December 2016)

(Photo by Vince Fazzi, December 2016)

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  1. Great relationship with my small press publisher. Not getting rich, yet.

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