Polis Books wants new and established authors

Posted on December 13, 2017


Polis Books is an independent book publisher founded in 2013. They are actively seeking new and established authors for their growing list. Polis Books offers a modest advance plus royalties.

Fiction is wanted in these genres:

  • Mystery
  • Commercial literary fiction
  • Thriller
  • Suspense
  • Procedural
  • Traditional crime (i.e. ‘cozies’)
  • Science Fiction
  • Fantasy
  • Horror
  • Supernatural
  • Urban Fantasy
  • Romance
  • Erotica
  • Commercial Women’s Fiction
  • New Adult
  • Young Adult

Word length: 60,000 words minimum

Non-fiction is wanted in these categories:

  • Humor/Essays
  • Memoir/Biography
  • Sports
  • Pop Culture

Do not submit children’s picture books, coloring books, graphic novels, short stories, or stand-alone novellas.

How to submit:  Query first by email with 3 sample chapters as attachment.

Polis Books does accept unsolicited submissions, however they will only respond to queries if interested.

For more information:

Polis Books Submissions

Frequently Asked Questions About Polis Books

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