The open call reading period is on hiatus for 2021; we’ll re-open the reading period in 2022 for poetry manuscripts only.
Autumn House accepts full-length manuscripts for publication consideration from September 1 to November 1 (or we reach 300 manuscripts). We will respond to all submissions within 6 months. 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 do not accept paper submissions
- You may include a brief bio in the “cover letter” section of Submittable
- Feel free to include a table of contents
- Do not include an acknowledgments page in the manuscript
- Simultaneous submissions permitted