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Submissions from literary agents, as well as from authors are welcome!

Speaking Volumes seeks manuscripts in most genres from veteran authors, to first time unpublished authors, award-winning scholars, poets and authors with an established following in their area of expertise. Our interests include Fiction, Non-Fiction, Novels, Novellas, and collections of Short Stories in the following genres: Science Fiction, Mystery, Romance, Action Adventure, Horror, Young-Adult, Children's, Folklore, Poetry and Scholarly works.

We seek manuscripts that are complete and have been copyedited, proofread, and fact-checked before submission to us. We also seek previous-published material whose rights have reverted back to the author. Speaking Volumes retains the sole discretion to decide whether a manuscript merits publication.

Speaking Volumes retains the sole discretion to decide whether a manuscript merits publication.

The initial step is to email the manuscript, a synopsis of the content, and the author's resume along with a cover letter containing contact information to submissions@speaking-volumes.com. We will only review manuscripts submissions that are transmitted by email.

Hard-copy submissions of previously-published material can be mailed to:

Speaking Volumes, LLC
7820 Enchanted Hills Blvd, NE
Suite A - #145
Rio Rancho, NM 87144

A member of our editorial team will contact the person who submitted the material after review.

No acceptance is binding until a written agreement has been signed by all parties.

We apologize but we cannot respond to the hundreds of submissions we receive.

If you have not received an accepted response or contract offer from us within 6 months from the date of submission it is safe to assume your submission has not been accepted.

We publish in electronic, paperback and audio formats.

Authors are not required to pay for any editing or promotional services. We are not a vanity press or self-publishing company.

Speaking Volumes is a full-service, royalty paying publisher of general fiction and non-fiction books. We are not a vanity press or self-publishing company. Authors and agents are encouraged to read more about Speaking Volumes, LLC, before making submissions. +Learn More

For audio submissions, please email Kurt Mueller at kurt@speaking-volumes.com.


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