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Writing and Submitting through the Summer (and beyond!)

Updated: Aug 16, 2021

Here are a few links to places looking for submissions.

Best of luck, aspiring authors!

Check out these Writing Contests, Grants & Awards from the Poets & Writers Database.

The Best Writing Contests of 2021: Writing competitions curated by Reedsy

TCK Publishing accepts nonfiction book proposals and completed manuscript submissions for nonfiction and fiction from authors with or without a literary agent.

Thinking of digital publishing? Bookouture is always accepting unagented submissions. Check out their What We're Looking For to see if you might be a good fit for one another!

Maybe you're ready to submit your manuscript to a literary agent. Here's a quick guide to querying!

Here's a list of some helpful resources if you're looking for more information on publishing, agents, craft, and more. You can also check out some of these Workshops and catch up on past publishing-focused workshops led by agents, editors and authors who are all focused on promoting marginalized voices to publication.

Lee & Low also accepts submissions for its annual writing contests (usually from May-August):

Harlequin is currently open to submissions for underrepresented voices!

We also post submission opportunities on our socials (including when we are open for submissions for the Editor-Writer Mentorship), so be sure to follow us there!

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