Submission Guidelines:

  • All genres of fiction accepted
  • No open door sex (unless they're married) and even then no "pink parts". Sexual tension is more than acceptable, as is kissing and playing, providing again, there are no "pink parts"
  • No premarital sex allowed unless consequences are involved (such as a baby or ruined relationship)
  • No language
  • No graphic violence
  • HFN is acceptable

We are looking for short stories, inspirational fiction, YA, and Amish romances.


Please send your full, edited manuscript, along with a 2-4 page synopsis and query letter to submissions@astraeapress.com. Please double space your submission, save as TITLE_LAST NAME, and send in .rtf format.


What we ARE looking for:

  • Any genre of romance or sub-genre of romance
  • Young Adult
  • Fiction of all shapes and sizes
  • Clean manuscripts with no language and no graphic sex

What we are NOT looking for:

  • Erotica, gay, menage, fan fiction, poetry, screenplays and non-fiction
  • Manuscripts less than 15,000 words or more than 100,000 words
  • Anything you wouldn't let your Grandma Betty read