Submissions

 

Submission period for TSS Publishing is currently closed. 

 

Our open period closed in March 2017.

Our next open period for general submissions will open again in early 2018.

Our preference is for literary fiction, but we are open to other genres and styles as long as the characters are convincing and the plot compelling. Please read some of the short fiction on the site before submitting, or subscribing to our limited edition chapbooks which you’ll find here. For further details on submissions, please read below.

 

 


                                                       

PROOF COPY: A Flood in the Yucatan, by Sean Lusk; TSS Chapbook Series, No. 1  

Copyright: TSS Publishing, 2017

 

 


Please read the details below before sending us your work.

 

  1. Submissions must be in English and be between 3,000 and 4,000 words in total.
  2. Entries should be the sole creation of the author. We accept translations but only with the written consent from the original author.
  3. Entries should be 12pt, a regular font, and at least 1.5 spaced.
  4. Please put the title, word count, and author’s name on the first page. Please number the pages.
  5. Simultaneous submissions are allowed, but let us know if your work is accepted elsewhere.
  6. Please submit as a Word Doc or DocX. We do not accept PDF files.
  7. Please include a short cover letter, with a third person biography, in the body of your email.

Please send your work as an attachment to submissions@theshortstory.co.uk

Note: Please remember you are writing to living, breathing, feeling people. A hello, please, and thank you are always appreciated.

 

Responses will vary in length from a few days up to a month, depending on how busy we are. If you have not heard from us within eight weeks, please contact us.