Literary excellence is the single criterion for books chosen for Narrative Library. We look for story collections, novels, memoirs, essay collections, general nonfiction, and graphic stories.
How to Send Us Your Work: We accept submissions only through our electronic submission system. We do not accept submissions through postal services or email. Your manuscript must be in one of the following file forms: .doc, .rtf, .pdf, .docx, .txt, .wpd.
Formatting Your Manuscript: All manuscripts should be in 12-point type, double-spaced, with at least one-inch margins, and sequentially numbered pages. The author’s name, address, telephone number, and email address should be typed at the top of the first page. Contributors are asked to include a brief biographical note with their submissions.
Simultaneous Submissions: We accept simultaneous submissions; however, we ask that if your work is accepted elsewhere, you let us know as soon as possible.
Response Time: Our response time varies from four to twelve weeks, with the slowest times usually being August/September and December/January.
If you have any questions, please Contact Us.