Welcome, Authors! 

CamCat Publishing is always looking for that next good read, for what we call Books to Live In : the book to curl up with on the sofa, the book that takes you to another place and time, the book that stays with you beyond the last page. 

Our first imprint, CamCat Books, publishes quality genre fiction. Particularly, we're looking for great stories in:

  • Mystery/Thriller/Suspense
  • Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Romance
  • Western
  • Historical
  • Paranormal
  • Horror

Please be sure to review our complete submission guidelines at our Author Portal.

Important Application Note:

  • You will need to create a free Submittable account in order to submit to these forms. Here is a quick guide on how to get started: https://submittable.help/submitters/making-new-submissions/how-do-i-submit
  • You can save a draft of your work if you would like to finish filling out the form at a later date. 
  • We do not accept previously published works across all imprints.
  • We will follow-up with you about your submission by email. Please be sure the email address you used to sign up for your Submittable Account is one that you check regularly. 
  • Please reach out to Submittable's Customer Support team with any technical questions at support@submittable.com

Submission Guidelines:

CamCat Books publishes genre fiction for adults and young adults. We’ll look at any good tale, but what we want to see the most revolves around these genres:

  • Action & Adventure
  • Historical
  • Horror
  • Humor
  • Mystery, Thriller, and Suspense
  • Paranormal
  • Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Romance
  • Western
  • YA

We’re looking for polished, edited, and properly formatted manuscripts in the above genres.

CamCat Books is not interested in:

  • Children’s stories
  • Poetry
  • Erotica 
  • Previously published works (This includes titles published with another company and self-published titles. Please do not submit to us if your title has ever been for sale anywhere).
  • Anthologies

More detailed submission guidelines can be found on our Author Portal. We recommend you visit that page before submission, and when you’re ready, open up our  Submissions F.A.Q page for detailed help along the process.

We aim to get back to you within 60 days, but occasionally the review process takes longer. Feel free to check in with us any time. 

We’re looking forward to your manuscript!

CamCat Publishing