Open Call

The 2020 Open Call Period is now closed. We reached 300 submissions on September 8, 2020.  

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 $3 fee to submit
  • 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