Submission Guidelines

Please read the submission guidelines in full. Failure to comply could result in your submission being rejected.

Whilst we are open to all genres and styles of writing, ultimately we reserve the right to reject topics that are not suitable for our publications. Please read the individual submission call information for guidance.

Word count requirements, deadline dates and author compensation are detailed against each submission call.

All submissions must be in English.

Submitting your work

All submissions should be made by email to submissions@blackharepress.com

In your email subject line, please include the anthology name, your story title, and your name – more information can be found in the individual call for submissions.

Please remember to attach your manuscript to your email.

In your email body, please include your pen name, author name (if different) and a short 100 word bio.

Formatting your manuscript

NO TABS!

All manuscripts must be in .doc/.docx format.

In the header section of your manuscript please include your author name, email address, story title, the anthology you are submitting to, and the manuscript word count (excluding header section information).

Font : Times New Roman 12 point

Spacing : Double line spaced. Indent new paragraphs.

Spelling : British

Rights

Paid Anthologies
We ask for Exclusive First Worldwide Publication and Electronic Rights for twelve months, and non-exclusive rights thereafter.

Unpaid Anthologies
We ask for Exclusive First Worldwide Publication and Electronic Rights for three months, and non-exclusive rights thereafter.