Unmanned seeks orginal literary fiction manuscripts. Completed novels and short story collections are welcome. We never accept manuscripts outside of our reading periods. Please visit the FAQ on our website for notes from our editors. 


Reading Period(s):

  • Our reading period for book manuscripts (fiction) will reopen in 2014

Submission Guidelines: 

  • Cover Letter (Please make sure to include your full name, address, telephone number, and email)
  • First 25 pages of completed manuscript 
  • If you are submitting a collection of stories, please include a Table of Contents (TOC)
  • Please only query us with one submission at a time


Please do not hit the SUBMIT button if our reading period is closed. Your manuscript will be returned, unread.