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Lydian Press publishes quality GLBTQ literature in both eBook and print formats through a wide range of distributors.

We are interested in well written, original, Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual fiction with strong characters, and plot lines that engage and entertain the reader. Submissions should slot comfortably into one or more of the following genre:







CROSS GENRE - combining any of the above.

A minimum word count of 20,000 is required for all new submissions.

All titles are published in the main e-book formats - .epub, .html, .lit, .lrf, .mobi, .pdf, .prc, zipped html, and for all versions of the Kindle. Print is an option for works over 50,000 words.  

Lydian Press is a traditional, royalty paying, publisher.

We do not pay advances.

Authors earn royalties on all digital and print sales as detailed in their contract.  Royalties are paid monthly.

Submission Guidelines

Electronic submissions only. Please submit the full manuscript to:

Please include a cover letter in the body of the email with the following information:

File format: MS Word .doc or .rtf

Text formatting:

We do not accept multiple submissions.

You will receive confirmation of receipt of your manuscript within 2-3 days of submission. Turnaround time for acceptance or rejection is currently 6 weeks.

Please be sure to submit your best work for consideration. Manuscripts that are riddled with errors, contain fancy fonts, or bad formatting, will be rejected unread.

Manuscripts containing any of the following will be rejected:

Please address any queries to: