September 1 — September 30Sarabande Books publishes essay books essay writing between 150-250 pages in length. We accept essay manuscripts for consideration each September.
Simultaneous submissions are allowed, but please notify us immediately if your manuscript is accepted elsewhere. ELIGIBILITYThis submission period is open to essay manuscripts in English. Individual essays from the manuscript may have been published previously in magazines, chapbooks of less than 48 pages, or anthologies, but the collection as a whole must be unpublished. Translations and previously self-published collections are not eligible. Employees and board members of Sarabande Books are not eligible. Once submitted, manuscripts cannot be altered.
You may also submit by post during the month of September. Send your manuscript in a plain or padded envelope. NOTE: Please read all the instructions with care. Submissions that do not meet all the guidelines will not be considered and will not be returned. Please retain a copy of your manuscript. Sarabande Books Sarabande Books is a nonprofit literary press dedicated to publishing quality poetry, short fiction, and essay.
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