Open Call

September 16, 2019: The 2019 Open Call is now closed as we’ve reached 300 manuscripts! Thanks to all who submitted. We look forward to reading everyone’s work and will be in touch as soon as possible. 

Autumn House accepts full-length manuscripts in all genres for publication consideration from September 1 to November 1 (or we reach 300 manuscripts). If you have any questions, please check our FAQs page!

  • There is a $10 fee to submit (entitles the author to select one AHP title from our list)
  • Poetry manuscripts should be between 50-80 pages
  • Prose manuscripts should be between 100-250 pages
  • We will respond to all submissions within 3-5 months
  • We do not accept paper submissions
  • Include a brief bio in the “cover letter” section of Submittable
  • Feel free to include a TOC and acknowledgments page
  • Simultaneous submissions permitted