QW Publishers
A small press specializing in high-quality, unique books about strange, fantastic, and wonderful things


QW Publishers is currently CLOSED to submissions.

We’re interested in fiction, non-fiction, and short story collections that include some of all of the following:

  • Magical realism
  • Folklore and mythology
  • Hidden history and pseudo-history (true or imagined)
  • Southern / Appalachian settings
  • International settings
  • English translations of works in minority languages
  • Off-beat, quirky, unusual, quaint, and weird books of all kinds

We’re not interested in:

  • Romance (including paranormal romance)
  • Erotica
  • Teen, YA, or children’s books
  • Self-help
  • Religious

If you would like to submit to QW Publishers, please e-mail submissions@qwpublishers.com. Include a query letter and the first ten pages of your manuscript pasted into the body of the e-mail. No attachments will be accepted. Your subject line should include the word “QUERY” followed by the title of your book project.

We will respond to all submissions within six weeks of receipt.