Brother Mockingbird is looking for great stories with solid writing to back it up.

While our focus is Southern Fiction and authors, we will never reject a good story no matter where it originates.

WE ARE NOW LOOKING FOR BOOKS FOR OUR 2020 CATALOG

What we are looking for:

• Women's Fiction

• Upmarket Fiction

• Historical Fiction

• Military Fiction

• Romance

• Mystery

• Commercial literary fiction

• Thriller

• Suspense

• Traditional crime (i.e. 'cozies')

• Science Fiction

• Fantasy

• Horror

• Supernatural

• Young Adult

We are not looking for novellas or erotica.

  

Submission Guideline:

•  Query Letter

•  Synopsis

•  First Chapter

•  Author Biography (include any pertinent information, such as personal blogs, Twitter/Facebook/Instagram handle, or any other social media outlets or marketing tools we should be aware of)

Please send your query letter, bio, and Chapter One (12 point, Times New Roman), as well as a detailed marketing plan in the body of an email.  Use the title of your manuscript in the subject line.

Do not send attachments.

The professional editing of the manuscript is the responsibility of the author.  Each manuscript we are interested in will go through a review process in order to see if it meets our requirements.

It is strongly advised to have at least two beta readers read your manuscript before you submit.

All submissions, query letters, bios, marketing plans and questions should go to: MelissaC@brothermockingbird.org

We try to respond to each and every query so if you have not heard from us in three months, please inquire about your submission.  

Please contact us if you wish to withdraw your submission or you have received a competing offer.

If your submission meets our guidelines, we will be in touch as soon as we reach a decision.