Shade Mountain Press wants submissions by Deaf and disabled women

Posted on September 13, 2018


Shade Mountain Press is seeking literary fiction, either novels or short story collections, ONLY by D/deaf and/or disabled women.

No children’s books or young adult fiction, please.

They especially love:

  • long novels (or long stories within a collection) that span decades or more
  • omniscient narrators (but first-person is good too)
  • magic realism, speculative fiction, slipstream (but realism is good too)
  • complicated female characters
  • work that’s feminist, that’s politically engaged, that challenges the status quo and various forms of privilege
  • work that’s wise, raucous, joyful, angry, alive

Word length:  70,000 words minimum

How to submit:  By email, include full manuscript as attachment

Deadline:  November 30, 2018

Follow all instructions at Shade Mountain Press contact page.

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