Samhain Publishing is a digital first publisher of romance and horror.

Samhain Publishing, Ltd.



Samhain Publishing Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

Prefers email submissions. See guidelines for details.

11821 Mason Montgomery Rd
Cincinnati OH 45249

Submitting Your Work to Samhain Publishing

Before submitting to Samhain Publishing

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From the Samhain Publishing guidelines:

Samhain is now accepting submissions for our line of horror novels. We are actively seeking talented writers who can tell an exciting, dramatic and frightening story, and who are eager to promote their work and build their community of readers. Submissions and inquiries should be sent to:

Samhain Publishing® is proud to introduce our newest venture, Retro Romance™. Classic romances from the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s can find new life in the digital age with Samhain Publishing®. If you are an author with digital rights to your classic romances, we would love to hear from you. Submissions and inquiries can be sent to:

Samhain is now open to general submissions of all genres of romance and erotica, as well as fantasy, urban fantasy and science fiction with strong romantic elements. We are looking for romances of all types and styles, and all levels of heat. Let your imagination run free. For science fiction, fantasy, and urban fantasy submissions, we would like strong romantic themes throughout, and while a traditional happy ending is not required, we would like some progression in the romantic arc as well as a satisfying ending for fans of romance. Submissions and Inquiries can be sent to:

Submission Guidelines Details for Samhain Publishing

Market Type: Fiction

Contact: Laurie M. Rauch, Executive Editor

Email: See submission guidelines. Each category of work should be submitted to a different email address.

Accepts: Erotica, fantasy, horror, romance, science fiction

Web Address:

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