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Submissions Wed Feb 04 2015

Curbside Splendor Ushers in New Year with New Submissions

Local publisher Curbside Splendor is accepting book submissions from Feb. 1 through March 31.

They are accepting full manuscripts only (don't forget to include a cover letter). Curbside publishes novels as well as short story, essay and poetry collections. Some past titles have included Chris L. Terry's YA novel Zero Fade (Gapers Block's review), Dmitry Samarov's memoir Where to? A Hack Memoir (Gapers Block's review), Megan Stielstra's essay collection Once I Was Cool, and Tim Kinsella's novel Let Go and Go On and On, to name a few.

Submit via Submittable. There is a $10 submission fee. Previously published work will not be considered.

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