Submitting a Manuscript

SUBMISSIONS ARE CLOSED

Sorry writers, ardency for the art of writing is dead and risen in its place clickbait and sensationalism masquerading as 'story'.

"Bareknuckle Poet edited by Brentley Frazer and AG Pettet
is beautifully produced and packed with punchy reading..."
(Books of the Year 2015)
theaustralian
Books of the year 2015

FICTION

We are looking for fiction, strange and wonderful manuscripts, novellas or long form works up to 100K words. GENRE IS IRRELEVANT GENIUS IS NOT

NON-FICTION

biography, creative non-fiction, memoir . . .
we like it narrative & submissions are OPEN

Bareknuckle Books Author pitch

POETRY

WE ARE OPEN FOR BOOK LENGTH MANUSCRIPTS OF POETRY BY INDIVIDUAL POETS
We expect at least 30-50% of your manuscript has attained publication literary journals, newspapers, etc. Please send a sample of 15-20 poems. Include a mix of previously published & unpublished. Label the published poems (Journal, Issue #, Date of publication)

Include with your pitch:

⌘ A covering letter that includes the following:

⌘ A little about yourself and your writing

⌘ A literary CV (places of previous publication etc.) 

⌘ Information outlining your ability to help Bareknuckle Books promote your proposed book(social network activity, etc.)

⌘ Your contact details