Veliz Books is an independent literary press dedicated to discovering, publishing, and promoting work from emerging and established authors. We seek quality and original literature written in English or Spanish. Veliz Books is also committed to publishing translations into English from Spanish or Portuguese.

* Our reading period is from March 2nd through May 2nd of each year.
* To submit a manuscript, please only use our electronic submissions manager.

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Veliz Books es una editorial independiente dedicada a descubrir, publicar y promover obras de autores nuev@s y consolidad@s . Buscamos literatura de calidad escritas en inglés o español, así como traducciones al inglés del español o portugués.

* Nuestro periodo de lectura anual es del 2 de marzo al 2 de mayo.
* Para enviar su manuscrito utilice nuestro portal de envíos.

GENERAL SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

  • Include a cover letter of no more than one page briefly describing the work and the author’s background and contact information.
  • Please include a table of contents.
  • Simultaneous submissions are okay. Please state so in the cover letter, and please inform us immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere.
  • Allow a minimum of three months for reply.
  • Reading fee per submission: $25 (multiple submissions allowed); reading fee is non-refundable.
    With the payment of the $25-reading fee you will receive a book from our catalog. Please make sure to include in your cover letter the title of the book you would like us to send.
  • Unfortunately we are currently unable to send books outside of the U.S. for this promotion. For international submissions there is an alternate lower fee of $20. This fee is also available for our U.S. submissions that do not wish to receive a book.
  • To submit click here.

BASES GENERALES

  • Incluya una carta de presentación de no más de una página donde describa brevemente la obra y la biografía del autor junto con su información de contacto.
  • Incluya un índice.
  • Se permite envíos simultáneos. En caso de que su manuscrito sea aceptado por otra editorial por favor notifíquenos a la brevedad.
  • Permita un plazo de por lo menos tres meses para recibir respuesta.
  • Tarifa de lectura: $25 dólares (se aceptan envíos múltiples); la tarifa de lectura no es reembolsable. Con el pago de esta tarifa, recibirá el libro que elija de nuestro catálogo. La carta de presentación deberá incluir el título del libro que desee recibir.
  • Desafortunadamente en este momento no podemos mandar libros para esta ocasión fuera de los Estados Unidos. Para los envíos de escritores fuera de los EEUU, por favor elegir la tarifa de lectura de $20. Esta tarifa más baja también está disponible para aquellos dentro de EEUU que deseen enviar su trabajo sin recibir un libro.
  • Para enviar su trabajo pulse aquí.

 

POETRY SUBMISSIONS

  • Manuscripts should be between 50-80 pages long.
  • Please include an acknowledgments page listing the poems that have been published elsewhere.
  • Previously published collections are not eligible, including self-published collections available as ebooks or in print.

BASES - POESÍA

  •  La extensión mínima deberá ser de 50 páginas y la máxima de 80.
  •  El manuscrito deberá incluir una lista de créditos para todos los poemas del mismo que ya hayan sido publicados.
  •  Todos los manuscritos deberán ser inéditos.

 

FICTION SUBMISSIONS

  • Manuscripts should be between 100-250 pages long.
  • Please include an acknowledgments page listing the stories that have been published elsewhere.
  • Previously published collections are not eligible, including self-published collections available as ebooks or in print.

BASES - FICCIÓN

  • La extensión mínima deberá ser de 100 páginas y la máxima de 250.
  • El manuscrito deberá incluir una lista de créditos para todos los cuentos/fragmentos del mismo que hayan sido publicados.
  • Todos los manuscritos deberán ser inéditos.

 

TRANSLATION SUBMISSIONS

  • At the moment Veliz Books is only accepting submissions for translations into English from Spanish and Portuguese.
  • Please submit your translations with the original as a single file.
  • Translators must hold the necessary rights and permissions for the original work, unless it is in the public domain. Please provide copyright information (the name of the copyright holder and the year of original publication) for the original work.
  • Please include an acknowledgments page listing the stories/poems that have been published elsewhere.
  • Previously published collections are not eligible, including self-published collections available as ebooks or in print.
  • Please provide a short bio for the translator(s) and original author(s).

 

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