2021 submissions are now open! In order to submit manuscripts for our consideration, you must fill out the application form below. All submissions must be submitted online. If you require assistance or a different arrangement due to incarceration, disability, or accessibility, please reach out to 

Before submitting, we encourage you to consider how your manuscript relates to Aunt Lute's mission.

Once submitted, please expect to hear back from us within 3-5 months. We know this is slower than many larger presses, and unfortunately this is our capability in this time. We appreciate your patience.

Thank you to everyone who has submitted to us and is waiting to hear back. Our small team is working to respond to you as quickly as possible while maintaining our standards of care and consideration. Please be patient with us as we move through these turbulent times with you. Thank you again! 

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