Lycan Valley Press Publications

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

*Note: If you make a mistake in your submission information or in the document file, please do not withdraw and resubmit. Send an email to with 'Submission Revision' in the subject line. We will unlock and open the submission in order for you to change the information or upload a different file. Withdrawing and resubmitting causes unnecessary clutter in the system and additional work for our editorial team.

Please read the guidelines for each submission call carefully. Each anthology has its own submission details, requirements, payment structure, word count, etc.

Submissions not properly formatted or that do not fall within the stated word count are likely to be rejected unread. No matter how well-written and perfectly on topic your story is, if you send us a 2,000 word story when the submission guidelines state 4,000 to 6,000, the story will be rejected unread.

Unless otherwise stated in the submission guidelines, all submissions must be formatted following the Shunn Manuscript format found here:

You can download the formatted Word template free here:

With the exception of specific commissioned work and Lycan Valley Teens Unleashed projects, all submissions are read blind. Do not include identifying information (Author name or contact information) anywhere on the document file including headers, footers, byline, etc. These can be included in the cover letter section.

No multiple submissions unless specifically requested in the submission guidelines. Do not submit more than one story per submission call unless invited to resubmit.

No simultaneous submissions and no reprints unless specified in the submission guidelines.

All contributors will receive a digital copy of the anthology in which their work appears in addition to the payment listed. 

Email questions regarding open submissions or submission guidelines to Please do not email to inquire if we received your submission or the status of your submission. These notices will appear through the Submittable system.

Thank you for your interest in submitting to Lycan Valley Press.

We look forward to seeing you around the Valley!