Submission Guidelines

Official Submission Calls.

There are currently no open calls. Modern Folklore Press is closed to submissions.

What Modern Folklore Press Publishes

Modern Folklore Press publishes literary, speculative, fabulist fiction, and poetry. MFP does not currently accept submissions of non-fiction, memoir, graphic novels, or books for children or young adults.

Familiarize yourself with our titles before submitting. You can browse our catalog here.

How To Submit a Manuscript

Our open reading period has closed. Please stay tuned for the next open reading period. 

All submissions should include page numbers and be sent as a .doc .docx or .pdf. All submissions should include the work itself and a cover letter that briefly outlines the work, relates the writer’s background, and lists any publication credits, if applicable. Please do not submit more than one work at a time; additional submissions will not be considered.

Submissions are only accepted through our portal. Mailed or emailed submissions will not be accepted.