For this week’s spotlight market, we look at Seventh Street Books, a mystery and thriller publisher that's currently open to submissions from writers.
Seventh Street Books: Spotlight Market
Founded in 2014, Seventh Street Books is a mystery and thriller publisher that's currently open to submissions from writers. The name of the press pays homage to Edgar Allan Poe, who once rented a home on North Seventh Street while living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
An imprint of Start Science Fiction, Seventh Street Books has published several award-winning novels in their short existence, including The Life We Bury, by Allen Eskens; The Necessary Murder of Nonie Blake, by Terry Shames; and The Black Hour, by Lori Rader-Day.
What They’re Looking For: Seventh Street Books publishes only mystery and thriller novels. They're not currently interested in short story collections, anthologies, novellas, or nonfiction.
How to Submit: Potential authors should send an email that includes their name, address, phone number, and a brief synopsis (one to three paragraphs), along with the full manuscript as a Word or RTF file to Editorial Director Dan Mayer (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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