SUBMISSIONS

Oscillate Wildly Press is open for pitches of short story collections and/or novelettes July 1-31. Themes should be Speculative Fiction or Historical Fiction. Please query with pitch and word count. Do not send complete manuscript unless requested.

Regular submissions are closed.

General Submissions:

We no longer take unsolicited submissions. There may be periods in the future where we may open our pipeline to unsolicited work in general, or for specific categories of fiction, but this will not be regular or frequent. Please query first. We are open for speculative fiction and historical fiction for adult audiences.

Poems: $5

Short stories: $15

Novellette: 50 % sale price.

HOW TO SUBMIT

  1. In your email subject line, indicate the genre of your piece and a short paragraph about the subject area.
  2. Copy and paste the relevant Title Information Sheet for your genre into the email body, and fill in the requested information.
  3. Attach a double-spaced FIRST CHAPTER and a 300 word SYNOPSIS as a word document (or PDF if illustrated)
  4. Send your email to c.fitzpatrick@uqconnect.edu.au

TITLE INFORMATION SHEET – Copy and paste in body of email.


For fiction submissions:

Title:


Author:


Commercial or literary fiction?


What book would you see as a comparison title to yours?


List any previous publishing history and/or any awards or residencies (eg at Shadows, Aurealis) you’ve received:


If commercial fiction, what genre would you categorise it as (within speculative fiction or historical fiction, etc)?


 

For non-fiction submissions:

Title:


Author:


Category (eg health, history, current affairs):


What book would you see as a comparison title to yours?


Tell us why you are the right person to write this book?


Do you have an expertise in the area?


List any previous publishing history and/or any awards or residencies (eg at Aurealis, Shadows) you’ve received:


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