Manuscript Submissions

We are not accepting unsolicited full novel manuscripts, collections of poetry, or collections of short fiction at this time.  However, we do accept 1-2 page queries.  Please send all queries and a SASE to the address below.

Empty City Press
1109 Rayville Road
Parkton MD, 21120

Or if you prefer, send an email query at the following address:

If you are sending an email query please be sure to put 'query' in the subject of the email (otherwise it is possible that it will be deleted unread).  We ask that you put the full query directly into the body of the email--as we cannot afford to open any potentially dangerous attachments.  

Grey Alley Submissions (Vol. III)--Submissions open June 1st 2018 and close May 1st 2019

Submissions to the Grey Alley Vol. III should be sent to the following address:

Please note the following stipulations:

-Initial submissions should come in the form of a PDF file ONLY; if your work is accepted, the press will request word processing files

-Initial submissions should not exceed 15 consecutive pages of work

-You may submit multiple pieces up to the specified page count (please be sure to note separations in your submission)

-You may submit new pieces after receiving word of acceptance or denial by ECP--as long as these submissions are sent before the deadline

Please allow a few weeks' time to review your submissions.  You will receive a response via email.