Vagabondage Press is your
source for the freshest voices in
literary fiction and literary quality
genre fiction. Browse our
selection of ebooks and print
books for young adult, literary
fiction, women's fiction, science
fiction, fantasy, romance and
Brining you the freshest new emerging authors, poets and artists.
(c) 2008-2013 Vagabondage Press LLC

We are open to submissions of novel, novella and novelette length fiction  for stand-alone publication in digital and print formats.

We are currently only accepting submissions for unique and non-formulaic work in the following genres:

Romance and Love Stories and all sub-genres (6,000 word minimum)
Horror and Gothic Horror and all sub-genres (8,000 word minimum)
Dark Fiction and all sub-genres (8000 word minimum)

By submitting your work, you guarantee that it is your own original work, you hold the copyright, that it does not infringe on existing copyright
material, is not libelous and has not be previously published in any form.

To Upload and Submit Your Manuscript: SUBMITTABLE

We do not accept emailed or snail mailed queries or manuscripts. On the first page of your uploaded manuscript, add your cover letter including a
pitch statement about your piece, a brief synopsis (including the ending), the word count, the genre and some information about yourself. Please
list any prior publication credits, but don't be intimidated if you have none. We welcome unpublished authors. Although we can't guarantee a
reading, you do not need to query - instead, attach the entire manuscript with the initial descriptive cover letter, synopsis and pitch.

Any submissions that do not follow our submission guidelines will be declined automatically.


Vagabondage Press LLC is a royalty paying digital and print publisher. We offer a generous royalty package that includes:
Direct sales from our website: Digital - 50% of our set cover price. Print & Third Party Vendors - both digital and print: 50% of net after print,
distribution costs, and discount incentives.

Vagabondage Press LLC maintains the right to set cover price as well as issue discounts and sales incentives and to place author's work in libraries
or other non-paying venues for the purpose of promoting the author and publisher.

We require exclusive world-wide English digital and print rights, negotiable at the end of two years and annually thereafter.
Royalty payments will be issued semi-annually.

Promotion and Distribution:

Vagabondage Press will edit, format and provide cover art for all accepted manuscripts. The work will be distributed through major eBook retailers,
such as Amazon, B&N and Apple iBookstore, as well as smaller, independent eBook sellers and library aggregate distributors.

We promote and advertise Vagabondage Books in general, and will work with each of our authors to promote their work in a collaborative fashion
so that each book has an individual promotion plan in place before release. Although we advertise and promote Vagabondage Books, we do expect
our authors to work with us to help promote their books in a cooperative fashion.

Formatting Your Manuscript:

1) Author name/pen name, address, phone number, email address, title, word count, and brief synopsis should appear on the first page.
2) Word document (.doc) and Rich Text Files (.rtf) only - no pdf's, .wps or .docx files.
3) Times New Roman or Arial font, 11-12 pt.

Please allow 4 to 6 months for review. It is our policy to respond to all queries, so if you haven't heard from us in 4 months, please feel free to

We accept simultaneous submissions, but please withdrawal your piece by signing into the submissions manager and removing it from the queue as
soon as possible upon its acquisition elsewhere.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at
Dark Alley