Anamcara Press currently accepts un-agented submissions. Please include a cover letter with your submission, a short description of your book, and the first thirty pages. Also, please explain why you think your book is a good fit for Anamcara Press. If you want your manuscript to be considered for the Amity Literary Prize, please submit your manuscript between October 1 – December 31 at: https://anamcara-press.com/the-pen-pal-prize/

WHAT TO INCLUDE WITH YOUR SUBMISSION:

Cover letter: Your full name (and pseudonym if applicable), your address, telephone number, and email address

Your document. For poetry, please submit up to five poems. For fiction and non-fiction, please submit up to 8,000 words or the first thirty pages.

Save submissions as a single Microsoft Word file or PDF that includes your cover letter and document. (If you mail your submission, please send a copy and retain your original document. Manuscripts will not be returned.)

  1. Cover letter: Your full name (and pseudonym if applicable), your address, telephone number, and email address (if you have one). Please tell us about your reader — the person who you’ve written for — how you expect to market your book, and what your qualifications are for writing this work. Also tell us why you think your submission would be a good fit for Anamcara Press.
  2. Synopsis: Please include in the synopsis an estimated word count for your complete manuscript (a synopsis is a brief overview of your work which should not exceed 500 words.)
  3. Your full manuscript. (If you mail your manuscript, please send a copy and retain your original document. Manuscripts will not be returned.)

After paying the $8 submission fee for your submission, you will be redirected to a page where you can submit your manuscript.

Please contact us if you have any questions about submitting your work at:
ANAMCARA PRESS LLC
PO Box 442072
Lawrence KS 66044-2072
(785) 843-1849
writebycarroll@gmail.com

We look forward to receiving your submission.