Autumn House Press
From the Publisher
Autumn House Press is a 501c3 not-for-profit corporation with the mission of publishing and promoting poetry and fiction.
book-length collections of poetry and fiction (please follow guidelines listed on our website) Though we are open to all styles of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, we suggest you familiarize yourself with previous Autumn House publications before submitting to our publisher.
The annual Autumn House Press Contests award publication of full-length manuscripts in Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction. Each winner also receives $2,500 ($1,000 advance against royalties and a $1,500 travel/publicity grant to promote the book). The submission period opens January 1, 2017 and the postmark deadline for entries is June 30, 2017.
The Rising Writer Contest is for a first full-length book of poetry by an author 33 years old or younger. In addition to publication the winner also receives $1,000 ($500 advance against royalties and a $500 travel/publicity grant to promote the book). The submission period opens November 1, 2017 and the postmark deadline is January 31, 2018.
For the 2017 contest, the preliminary judges are members of the Autumn House staff, and the final judge is Alison Hawthorne Deming. The winner will be awarded publication of a full-length manuscript and $2,500. The submission period opens January 1, 2017 and the postmark deadline for entries is June 30, 2017.
Coal Hill Review, Autumn House Press’ online imprint, holds an annual poetry chapbook contest. We are interested in a wide range of poetry. We ask that all submissions come through our annual contest.
Editor: Michael Simms
Submission Guidelines: www.autumnhouse.org
Approximate Response Time 3 months
Year Founded: 1998
Online Submissions? Yes