• All submissions should be made through our submittable page. 
  • This series has a reading period, not a contest/competition. With your submission, please tell us a little about yourself, and share how your manuscript connects with the theme.
  • Manuscripts should be between 48-80 pages long, not including front matter. Please include a table of contents; an acknowledgments page is welcomed but not required.
  • There is no reading fee for submissions.
  • The press is particularly interested in reading work by writers who have been historically underrepresented in, and/or marginalized, by traditional literary institutions. 
  • We welcome submissions from both emerging and established writers.
  • Submissions will be accepted between May 1-June 30; the book selection will be announced by September 1, with publication the following year.
  • Simultaneous submissions are accepted; please contact the press immediately if the manuscript is no longer available.
  • Books will be published by Codhill Press and distributed by Codhill and SUNY Press; authors will receive 20 copies of the collection. 
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