SUBMIT

Coffin Hop Press is not open to submissions,
outside of the projects listed below.
Please follow the instructions for each project as listed.

For all other inquiries, including single-author short story collections, novels or novellas, please be sure that your work is either CRIME or WEIRD fiction, and send your inquiry only
(NO manuscripts or excerpts, please)
to info@coffinhop.com

 

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Coffin Hop Press is looking for dark crime, psychological horror, and especially Noir-themed novellas (short novels from 20,000 to 50,000 words) to join our new Noirvellas line of releases. We will be releasing 1-3 novellas per release window (April, July and October). If you have a suitable novella-length work, and would like to inquire, please send an email, with a short bio, synopsis and the extent of completion to submissions@coffinhop.com

PLEASE DO NOT SEND MANUSCRIPTS UNLESS REQUESTED

Please note: we are looking for projects to fill an extended release schedule to 2019 and beyond. Inquiries on unfinished projects are welcome, as long as they fit the parameters of the line. If you’re unsure of what we mean by dark-crime or Noir, please… Click here for our treatise on the definition of Noir

And refer to our STYLE GUIDE for more information on formatting and submitting.

 

UPCOMING ANTHOLOGIES

 

2018 – Women of Canadian Crime Anthology

THE DAME WAS TROUBLE

A collection of Canadian Crime fiction from the best female crime writers in Canada. In celebration of 2018 as the Year of Publishing Women.
Edited by Sarah L. Johnson, Halli Lilburn and CatMcDonald
We will be accepting open submissions for 3-4 stories only.
Submissions will be accepted until April 15, 2018
We are looking for CRIME stories, up to 5,000 words. No sci-fi, no fantasy.
FEMALE CANADIAN authors ONLY.
Please send in .doc or .docx format, in standard formatting.
See our STYLE GUIDE for more information.

 

2018 – T-Noir Anthology

TITLE TBA

Tales of dimwitted criminals and unlucky twits on the wrong side of the law. Nimrods, numbskulls and rejects. Bumbling sidekicks and idiots-gone-wrong.
Elmore Leonard and Charles Willeford ain’t got nothin’ on these dipshits.
Edited by Robert Bose
Projected launch date is July 2018 We will be accepting open submissions for 3-5 stories (of up to 5,000 words) to be featured alongside the invited authors.
Submissions will open on February 1, 2018 and close on April 15, 2018.
Please send in .doc or .docx format, in standard formatting.
See our STYLE GUIDE for more information.
***ANY SUBMISSIONS RECEIVED BEFORE FEBRUARY 1, 2018
WILL BE SUMMARILY DISMISSED WITHOUT REPLY***

 

2018 – Holiday Crime Anthology

BABY, IT’S COLD OUTSIDE

Dark, deadly and noirish tales of holiday havoc and yuletide woe.
Featuring stories by Rob Brunet, S.A. Cosby, Darusha Wehm, Axel Howerton and a double-shot of Vancouver’s own Sam Wiebe.
Edited by Robert Bose
Projected launch date is November 2018. We will be accepting open submissions for 3-5 stories (of up to 5,000 words) to be featured alongside the invited authors.
Submissions will be open from April 1, 2018 and close on June 15, 2018.
Please send in .doc or .docx format, in standard formatting.
See our STYLE GUIDE for more information.
***ANY SUBMISSIONS RECEIVED BEFORE APRIL 1, 2018
WILL BE SUMMARILY DISMISSED WITHOUT REPLY***

 

2019 – Supernatural/Paranormal Crime & Mystery Anthology

TITLE TBA

A collection of supernatural and paranormal crime and mystery stories. Think ghostly detectives, drug-dealing yetis, murderous Voudou priestesses, and monster mafias…
Projected launch date is July 2019 We will be accepting open submissions for 3-5 stories to be featured alongside the invited authors.
Submissions will open on February 1, 2019 and close on April 15, 2019.
***ANY SUBMISSIONS RECEIVED BEFORE FEBRUARY 1, 2019
WILL BE SUMMARILY DISMISSED WITHOUT REPLY***

 

2019 – Weird West Anthology

TALLER TALES OF THE WEIRDER WEST

A sequel to our best-selling Weird West anthology TALL TALES OF THE WEIRD WEST.
Edited by Axel Howerton
Projected launch date is November 2019. We will be accepting open submissions for 3-5 stories to be featured alongside the invited authors.
Submissions will be open from April 1, 2019 and close on June 15, 2019.
***ANY SUBMISSIONS RECEIVED BEFORE APRIL 1, 2019
WILL BE SUMMARILY DISMISSED WITHOUT REPLY***

 

 

 

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