Welcome to SFWP's Submittable page. From here you can submit to the SFWP Quarterly, our online journal.

We are also accepting entries for the 2017 Literary Awards Program, judged by Benjamin Percy, and the 2040 Books Awards Program, judged by Mat Johnson. The contests are open to everyone. You do not have to be a New Mexico resident, nor does your work have to be southwest-themed. We publish fiction and nonfiction of every genre and our books are distributed worldwide.

For our publishing wing, we are currently seeking sci-fi and fantasy manuscripts as well as all general fiction and nonfiction work. Please note that our publication calendar is booked up through 2018.
 



Ends on July 22, 2017$30.00
$30.00
This year's judge is Benjamin Percy, author of The Dead Lands and Red Moon.

We are looking for fiction and creative nonfiction of any length, genre, and subject matter. 

  • The grand prize is $1,500, and two runner-ups will receive $1,000 each
  • Authors retain all rights to their work
  • Winners will be offered a competitive book contract for full-market, frontlist release. There’s no obligation to sign this contract.
  • There is a $30 reading fee
Please visit our page for Guidelines, FAQs, and more!
Ends on July 7, 2017$25.00
$25.00
This year's judge is Mat Johnson, author of author of the novels Loving Day, Pym, Drop, Hunting Harlem, and the nonfiction novella The Great Negro Plot.

We are looking for fiction and creative nonfiction of any length, genre, and subject matter. This contest is open only to authors of ethnic background. For more details about the 2040 Books mission, please visit this page. We are also hosting the general SFWP Awards Program, which is open to all authors over the age of 18.

  • The grand prize is $1,000, and one runner up will receive $500
  • Authors retain all rights to their work
  • Winners will be offered a competitive book contract for full-market, frontlist release. There’s no obligation to sign this contract.
  • There is a $25 reading fee
Please visit our page for Guidelines, FAQs, and more!

This is the form for all fiction submissions to The SFWP Quarterly

When you submit your work for consideration, you should:

  • Let us know if the piece has been published elsewhere, including online (previously published work is OK — just let us know, please).
  • Include a short author biography (50-75 words), including publishing credits.

Ideally, your entry will be around 2500 - 3000 words in length. We like to keep it short for the internet audience. However, we will go to 5000 words, and we have published longer work in the past. If your entry exceeds 5000 words, then please contact us first with more details and a synopsis.

Multiple entries are accepted. All genres are considered. Rolling deadlines.


This is the form for all nonfiction submissions to The SFWP Quarterly

Ideally, your entry will be around 2500 - 3000 words in length. We like to keep it short for the internet audience. However, we will go to 5000 words, and we have published longer work in the past. If your entry exceeds 5000 words, then please contact us first with more details and a synopsis.

Multiple entries are accepted. All genres are considered. Rolling deadlines.

When you submit your work for consideration, you should:

  • Let us know if the piece has been published elsewhere, including online (previously published work is OK — just let us know, please).
  • Include a short author biography (50-75 words), including publishing credits.

This is the form for all book review submissions to The SFWP Quarterly

Multiple entries are accepted. We're looking for a word count of 600 - 100 words. Rolling deadlines.

When you submit your work for consideration, you should:

  • Let us know if the piece has been published elsewhere, including online (previously published work is OK — just let us know, please).
  • Include a short author biography (50-75 words), including publishing credits.
  • If the book review is unsolicited, then please include details on the book - publisher, synopsis, and any relevant links to the author's blog or the publisher, if applicable.