Side street Press publishes novels, novellas, memoirs, short story collections, poetry and essays where the city of Chicago and its characters play a central role. In short, we want to see well-written manuscripts with Chicago as the setting. Side Street Press accepts unsolicited manuscripts from both published and unpublished authors. All material must be submitted electronically. One to two books will be published each year.
SUBMISSION AND READING PERIODS
1. January through March
2. August through October
No material submitted outside of these reading periods will be read. We do our best to respond to submissions during the reading period. Please be patient. We do NOT respond to phone calls, emails or letters requesting a manuscript status.
HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR MATERIAL ELECTRONICALLY
Send the first 30 PAGES ONLY of your manuscript along with your contact information to: firstname.lastname@example.org. You may included the first 30 pages as an attachment or in the body of your email.