WLW Press Open for Novel and Novella Submissions Starting January 31 – February 28

December 22, 2022

Weird Little Worlds Press is pleased to announce that we will be opening to unsolicited submissions starting January 31, 2023. Our press is focused on speculative genre fiction that includes fantasy, science fiction, horror, and adventure. We are also looking to publish nonfiction adventure novels that include true stories of survival, high-stakes or dangerous careers, or incredible events featuring real-life heroes.

The press was started in 2020 by Michael Cluff and Willow Dawn Becker. Even though Michael had to step away from the company in 2021 because of time constraints, Willow has continued to lead the company to ever-expanding heights. The press’s first anthology, Humans are the Problem: A Monster’s Anthology, was recently featured in Ellen Datlow’s Best Horror of the Year, Vol. 14, and Gemma Files’ story “Poor Butcher Bird,” was included. In 2021, WLW Press released Mother: Tales of Love and Terror, an anthology of horror that is eligible for Bram Stoker Award® consideration, as well as Leto’s Children, a science fiction horror novel.

WLW Press has a goal to publish at least four full-length novels in 2023. The open submissions period, which will last until midnight on February 28th, will give authors of all experience levels the same opportunity for having their work read. The WLW Press submission process is an anonymous process, so talent, execution, and concept becomes the focus of our reading, not the author’s name or following.

Learn more about our submissions process here.

Leto's Children - Available Dec. 3!

Ezrie Collings has a bad attitude and a need for revenge. When her search for the man who stole her teleportation tech leads her to the planet Leto, she will have to fight monsters and men to satisfy justice…before she loses her mind.

Science fiction, horror, and action like you’ve only read in the best pulp fiction!

MOTHER for Christmas!

Mother: Tales of Love and Terror features captivating new tales from authors like SP Miskowski, John Langan, Brian Evenson, and Gemma Files. Special book boxes are available starting Nov. 25 – Dec. 20. Order yours while supplies last!

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