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404 Ink

Based in Edinburgh, Started 2016

404 Ink is the award-winning alternative, independent publisher of books and literary magazines based in the UK. We publish books like Nasty Women, Chris McQueer's Hings and rock band Creeper's The Last Days of James Scythe. 404 Ink believe in publishing little but publishing loud.

Submission Policy

We are interested in: fiction, non-fiction, short story collections, graphic novels. Open to most genres, but we are not currently seeking: poetry collections, chicklit, children’s books (middle-grade and below). We accept formats .doc or .docx. Send us ( The first three chapters or 50 pages of your manuscript ; A 250 word (max) synopsis; A one page chapter-by-chapter run through of your book; A one page cover letter detailing your work, writing experience, the book’s potential readership and gaps you believe it may fill. 

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