Sundress Publications: Story Collection Reading Period
Deadline December 31 (must be received by this date). Sundress Publications, a well-regarded literary press that sponsors the "Best of the Net" competition, is open to submissions of full-length story collections, 125-165 double-spaced pages (not including front and back matter). Reading fee of $15 will be waived for entrants who purchase or pre-order any Sundress title or broadside. They will also accept nominations for entrants, provided the nominating person either pays the reading fee or makes a qualifying purchase. To submit, forward the qualifying Sundress store receipt for submission fee or book purchase to to email@example.com, and attach a 20-35 page sample of the manuscript (DOC, DOCX, or PDF). The sample should include the author's name and an acknowledgements page. The sample may include one story or a number of shorter stories. Semi-finalists will be asked to send the full collection. Authors in their catalog include Charlie Bondhus (now known as Michael Bondhus), Karen Craigo, Kristina Marie Darling, and Amorak Huey.
Published: November 21, 2019