"We are Penned in the Margins. We believe in the power of language to challenge how we think, test new ideas and explore alternative stories."
Open:
Yes
Response time:
3 months
Sim subs:
Yes
Submission fee:
Free
Accept chapbooks:
No

Important stuff

"The focus of our list is UK-based writers. If you are based outside the UK, please give careful consideration to how you would work with us to prepare and market your work."

Genres

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Fiction

We will consider proposals of literary fiction including full-length novels and collections of short stories. Please include a synopsis and one sample chapter.
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Nonfiction

We are interested in publishing both conventional and creative/narrative non-fiction in the following, and related, subject areas: landscape and place, nature and the environment, psychogeography, cities and urban studies, history, geography, literary history and criticism. Please include a chapter outline and one sample chapter.
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Poetry

Send us a sample of poetry up to ten A4 pages (in one document). We especially encourage debut poets. Please note: we do not publish pamphlets/chapbooks, visual/concrete or illustrated poetry.