Rhiza Edge is currently considering unsolicited submissions for young adult fiction (Age 14+).
We aim to publish relatable, issue-based stories for today's young adult readers, ranging from books with a light, humorous touch through to deeper, more challenging tales. As an independent publisher, we love to find those unique stories that connect us all.
We strongly recommend that you have a read of the types of books we publish.
Stories from authors with diverse backgrounds are particularly encouraged.
Please note we will not accept submissions with explicit violence, sex scenes, horror or excessive swearing.
To submit a manuscript:
- A personal CV/resume relating specifically to your writing experience
- A full 2-page synopsis
- A minimum of six chapters of the book, at least three must be the start of the book.
- Your full return details (i.e. name, address). These must also be included on the pages of your manuscript.
- Any specific marketing plans for your manuscript is recommended
- Feedback from any editors or beta readers you have worked with is also welcome
Please do not send us queries. You must submit using our online form here.
Turn-around time for submitted manuscripts can be up to 6 months.
Young Adult Fiction - What we are looking for:
Length: 45 000 to 100 000 words
We want YA stories that are:
- Relatable and real-life
- Focused on the challenges teens face
- Ultimately hopeful
- Engaging and thought-provoking
Need some help? Books for Writers has books on how to submit a manuscript and the publishing industry for reference.
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