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Submissions

You wrote it. We're dying to read it.

Submissions are open.

If you want to be part of the new wave of speculative fiction writers changing the world, check out our submission guidelines below.

What are we looking for?

At Mirari Press we are looking for works of speculative fiction that enchant, delight and inspire. This includes, but is not limited to, works of:

  • Fantasy (sword & sorcery, high fantasy, you name it)

  • Grounded spec-fic

  • Science fiction

  • Alternate history

  • Magical realism

  • Dystopian fiction

  • Occult fiction

  • Cyberpunk and Steampunk

  • YA spec-fic

Regrettably we are not currently accepting works of non-fiction, poetry, children’s books, short stories, scripts, or works that have been self-published.

How to submit:

Please carefully consider our submission requirements. Regrettably, any submission that does not meet the submission requirements will not be evaluated.

  1. If your manuscript meets the genre requirements outlined above, please send an email to hello@miraripress.com

  2. The subject of your email must be the word Submission followed by the title and genre of your book. For example: Submission - The Valley of the Robots - science fiction

  3. Attach one Word document to the email, which consists of the following:

    1. Summary of entire story (include all plot twists, spoilers, etc.): no more than 500 words.

    2. Short author biography

    3. First chapter of your manuscript.

What to expect once you’ve submitted:

Your manuscript meets our submission guidelines, you’ve followed the steps above, and you have successfully submitted to us. What happens now?

Manuscript review

We evaluate each manuscript we receive. We will read your plot summary and first chapter, and if your writing is a fit for Mirari Press, we will reach out to request the rest of the manuscript for review. It can take up to six months for us to review a complete manuscript.

Offer to publish

Should we wish to publish your manuscript, we will reach out to you with an offer to publish. At this stage, we’ll talk through all of the nitty-gritty details.

Regrettably we cannot respond to each submission. If you have not heard from us in eight weeks from date of submission, please accept that your submission has been unsuccessful.

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