Submission guidelines

We are currently open for submissions.

Please send the first 3 chapters along with a short synopsis (for nonfiction: a proposal) in the body of your email to submissions (a) We do NOT open attachments.

Let us know something about you in your email, and about your book and any writing credentials you may have. Also send us your social media links, if available, and if you’ve already published books, or you’re running a blog, mention it in your e-mail! Do not forget to include your contact details so our curators can contact you if they’re interested in reading your full manuscript.

Please mind that in fiction, Perihelion currently only accepts submissions in science fiction, fantasy, horror, and related genres. This includes space opera, dystopia, cli-fi, urban fantasy, contemporary, steampunk, mystery, horror, and others in YA and adult. Please note that Perihelion Books does not publish children’s books.

In nonfiction, we are interested in science (astronomy, technology, environment, mind, biology), economy, travel and travel guides, archaeology and ancient civilizations, architecture and cities, language, and art.

Not sure whether your books fits in? Give it a try and send it to us!

Please note that we do not accept submissions in: children’s books, poetry, romance, politics.

Note that due to the huge volume of submissions we receive, it is not possible for us to respond to every email individually, or to give any advice. Do NOT call to ask whether your manuscript is being considered. If we are interested into reading more, we will contact you.