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.

LVP Publications primarily publishes horror, thrillers and pulp fiction with strong supernatural, paranormal, occult or psychological elements. We accept unsolicited submissions for anthologies, single-author collections, novel serializations and novellas during listed open submission periods only. 

Please read the guidelines for each submission call carefully as well as the general guidelines on our website before submitting.

Submissions not properly formatted or that do not fall within the stated word count are likely to be rejected unread. Unless otherwise stated in the submission guidelines, all submissions must be formatted following the Shunn Manuscript format. You can find additional information on formatting, including templates and other helpful information on our Writer Resource page.

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, file name, etc. These can be included in the cover letter section. Do include the title and page numbers in the top header.

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.

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 LVP Publications.

We look forward to seeing you around the valley!

Lycan Valley Press Publications