Sekhmet Press LLC
is currently CLOSED to submissions
We will reopen for submissions in the summer.
We are interested in the following genres: contemporary fiction, science fiction, fantasy, mystery, romance, dystopia, historical fiction, psychological thrillers, magical realism, myth or fairy tale retellings, and will consider most other fiction genres. We are not looking for stories of extreme violence or tragedy.
We are NOT accepting submissions for poetry, memoirs, or nonfiction at this time.
You may submit a query for your completed manuscript of 70,000 and 100,000 words. Include the query letter in the body of an email, and the first 1-3 chapters as an attachment to email@example.com by January 31, 2020.
You can expect to hear from us by March 1, 2020.
Please use the subject: SUBMISSIONS
Original manuscripts only please. No reprints. Any submissions or inquiries sent anywhere other than our email at firstname.lastname@example.org will be deleted. Submissions received before or after open call dates will be deleted.
In your query email, make sure to include your full name, the title of the work you are submitting, a synopsis, and a word count.
Please spend time proofing and editing your submissions before sending them. Submissions with repeated incorrect grammar, misspellings or formatting will be automatically excluded from the review process.
Include query in body of email. Include one to three chapters (or first 50 pages) of your manuscript as an attachment. Manuscript should be formatted as follows:
12pt Garamond or equivalent
Do not use TAB key. New paragraphs should be formatted with a 0.5 indent.
Chapters should be numbered. Do not use symbols such as # or * between story sections. An extra space is sufficient.