Dirt Road Books

305 SE Chkalov Dr.

Suite 111-108

Vancouver, WA 98683





© 2019 Dirt Road Books


Before you submit your manuscript to any publisher, you should first learn a little about that publisher. Find out what they stand for, who they publish, and their vision for the future of their company. You can learn all about Dirt Road Books by browsing through our website. The takeaway message that we want to imprint on every person who visits us is simple: We are a group of hard-working, diversely talented, and committed women who believe in fairness, loyalty, and unique voices.

​Guidelines (the picky stuff)​
  • Electronic submissions only.

  • Word is our preferred format.

  • Use 12 pt black font, Garamond, Calibri, or something similar.

  • Indent paragraphs .25 inch.

  • Double space between lines.

  • Do not insert a blank line between paragraphs.

  • Include a title page with the following information: title of the manuscript, your legal name, pseudonym (if applicable), mailing address, email address, and approximate word count.

  • Include your last name and title of manuscript in the header.

  • Include page numbers at the bottom.

  • We use Chicago Manual of Style 16th Edition and Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary as our primary reference materials.​

  • We currently accept original fiction only. We are not open to non-fiction or fanfic.

  • In the body of the submission email, please include genre, word count, and a plot summary.


Submit to submissions@dirtroadbooks.com.

You can also contact us for more information.​

Whatever road you land on, we hope you kick up some dirt. Good luck!