Sword and Silk will temporarily close for unrequested submissions June 1st, 2021.
Please take a moment to learn more about us here before submitting.
At the current time, we are not the best publisher for children's books, middle grade novels,
non-fiction, or poetry. We would however like to see all of your
#OwnVoices, LGBT+, or otherwise diverse fiction.
When you are ready, please email your query letter along with:
the first three chapters (12 pt font, double spaced), and
a one page synopsis (12 pt font, single spaced)
all in the body of the email to:
Please be sure to type your email subject as:
SUBMISSION: [Title] - [Age Group] [Genre]
Once you submit you should hear from one of us within four weeks.
If we then request more material, it may take as long as eight weeks for a final decision.
Queries that do not meet these requirements may not be viewed. Attachments will not be opened.