We are open to submissions! We accept unsolicited manuscripts. We do not accept previously published manuscripts (including self-published books).

For more specific guidelines, check out each individual Editor’s Manuscript Wishlist on our Our Staff Page.

Word counts should be between 65,000 and 100,000.

Submit your manuscript here: http://QueryMe.Online/LiteraryWanderlust  


We do not accept submissions via snail mail or email. 

  • Type an Editor’s Name in the referral line if you are submitting to a specific Editor.

  • If not submitting to a specific editor, put in the referral line where you were referred from (i.e. Twitter, Poets & Writers, Google, etc.)

  • Be sure to include the query, full synopsis (including spoilers), and sample pages.


We are currently accepting in the following genres:

  • Adult Women’s Fiction & Romance

  • Adult Paranormal and Urban Fantasy

  • Adult Crime, Mystery, and Thriller Fiction

  • Adult Historical & Western Fiction

  • Adult Well-Written LGBTQ and #OwnVoices

  • Adult Inspirational

  • YA Science Fiction and Fantasy


We are not currently accepting: Middle Grade (MG) or younger submissions. We are not currently accepting horror, or short story collections.

Average response time on submissions is 16 to 20 weeks.

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