Buttontapper Press is a micro-press run by author Laura Roberts. We publish occasional digital and print-on-demand anthologies of short fiction and essays, as per our editor's whims. We do not accept unsolicited manuscripts. That means that all current calls for submissions will be listed on this page, and we will ONLY read work sent for specified anthologies and imprints.
Please DO NOT send us items
that fall outside of our specific calls for submission, as these will be
DO use standard manuscript format for all submissions. DO NOT send previously published works.
Our new Damned Dames imprint will focus on the mystery genre, with an emphasis on:
- Female PI's and protagonists
- Subgenres including noir, cozy, and caper
- Both professional and amateur sleuths
- Novella-length manuscripts (15,000-30,000 words)
Got something to submit? Send us the following:
- A one-line summary of the story's plot (i.e. elevator pitch, log line)
- One-paragraph author bio
- Links to all your social media profiles (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, GoodReads)
- First 5,000 words of your manuscript
If we accept your pitch, we will request the completed manuscript within 90 days.