Submissions


Submission Guidelines:

Laughing Fire Press is an independent publisher specializing in small print runs of fiction, poetry, and plays. Books are available in hardcover, softcover, and electronic versions. Works are published using publishing-on-demand technology and are sold through bookstores, wholesalers Ingram and Baker & Taylor, on-line bookstores such as Amazon.com, and through the Laughing Fire Press website.

Laughing Fire Press is currently publishing two or three works per year and is seeking quality writing that is socially-relevant, makes a personal statement about the effect of social forces on the individual in today’s world, and has a moral focus.

Royalty contracts are negotiable. Authors are encouraged to participate fully in the design, editing, marketing, and book distribution processes.

Unsolicited and agented manuscripts are accepted for consideration. Please submit a query letter to acquisitions@laughingfire.com.

 

PLEASE NOTE: EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 15, 2015, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF SUBMISSIONS TO THE ONLINE JOURNAL, TODAY & YESTERDAY, SUBMISSIONS TO LAUGHING FIRE PRESS ARE SUSPENDED INDEFINITELY.

 

Laughing Fire Press is accepting submissions for the second issue of its new quarterly literary journal, Today & Yesterday. We are continuing to look for quality writing that examines contemporary or historical socially-relevant subject matter, including the arts, politics, popular culture, economics, science and technology, human rights, psychology, philosophy, and environment. Short stories, poems, essays, memoirs, interviews, and photographs will be considered for publication. Please send your query letter or submission to todayandyesterday@laughingfire.com.