Vernacular Books is currently closed to un-agented submissions.
FOR NOVELS AND NOVELLAS:
Query with “Submission, [genre], [title] in the subject to vernacularbookssubmissions at gmail dot com. Include a short cover letter with logline or synopsis, bio, and first 5 pages in the body of the email. Feel free to follow up with an email after 3 months. We’re not super fast, but we are thorough.
Payment: competitive royalties and modest advance for ebook, print, and audio rights.
Include [short story] [name] [title] [wordcount] in subject heading, and in the email. Paste the story in the body of the email. Include contact information. Send to vernacularbookssubmissions at gmail dot com.
Payment: $25/story for first, web, and audio rights.
Please check back for details.