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City Nights Series
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A Dose of Murder...
House of Erotica

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new Geeky Kink Anthology
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Erotic short stories

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Erotic short stories & flashers

Juicy Pink Box
Lesbian erotica

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Call for Submissions

Cleis Press

Please tell editors/publishers you read their guidelines on the
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Call for Submissions

Cleis Press

Cleis Press publishes provocative works by women and men in the areas of gay and lesbian studies, sexual politics, fiction, feminism, self-help, erotica, gender studies, and human rights.

We publish 45 new books each year (in combination with Viva Editions) and receive over 2000 manuscripts and query submissions annually. We accept unsolicited manuscripts, as well as manuscripts represented by agents. Please do not send poetry or recommendation letters.

If you wish to submit a book proposal, please follow the following guidelines:

All proposals should be emailed to Brenda Knight at Please include a CV, a list of previous publications, and the first chapter of the book in the body of the email. In an attachment, please include the manuscript, in either MS Word or PDF format.

If you wish to mail in your proposal, please mail it to:
Attn: Brenda Knight
Viva Editions
PO Box 14697
San Francisco, CA

We appreciate your patience in receiving replies, we ask that you allow six to eight weeks for a reply.

Consult our online catalog for a complete listing of our books and to determine whether your work is appropriate for our publishing program.

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