Interested in submitting to Reverie Literary? 

We are currently seeking completed works of fiction with a strong voice, unique perspective, and character and world-building that leaves us drooling for more. In particular, we are looking for: 

  • YA fiction featuring diverse characters – POC, characters with disabilities, LGBTQIA+. #ownvoices welcomed, of course!
  • Historical fiction for the YA and Adult markets highlighting non-Western and/or ancient cultures, little-known but fascinating historical figures, and civil rights struggles. 
  • Magical Realism, urban fantasy, and light Sci-Fi for the Adult and YA markets.
  • Edge-of-your-seat thrillers, mysteries, and domestic suspense for the Adult and YA markets. 
  • Romance for the Adult and YA markets featuring diverse or underrepresented characters in complex situations. Characters and settings to fall in love with. 


We are currently not actively seeking the following: 

  • Picture books, graphic novels, or MG.
  • Dystopian Sci-Fi/Fantasy.
  • Erotica.
  • Non-fiction.
  • Screenplays.


This list may change, so please feel free to check the website or send us an e-mail if you have a question regarding what we’re looking for.


Submission Guidelines: 

To submit a query, please send an e-mail with the following information to 

  1. In the subject of your e-mail, please include the following: QUERY: Title/Genre.
  2. In the body of your e-mail, please include your query letter and the first ten pages of your manuscript. Your query letter should include: a short synopsis of your manuscript, genre, and word count. Please also include some information about yourself, what inspired you to write the book, past publishing history, and any other interesting facts you’d like us to know. 

Please note: Do not send attachments of any kind with your query letter. Submissions that include attachments will be deleted without being read.


How Long Do I Wait? 

Response to initial queries could take anywhere from 4 to 6 weeks depending upon volume. You will receive an e-mail once your query has been reviewed that will contain more information. If you haven’t heard back from us in 4 to 6 weeks, please do not assume your work has been declined. Feel free to e-mail us, and we’ll look into it for you.