The Fiction Desk launches new imprint and accepts unsolicited material

The Fiction Desk is venturing into publishing with a fiction imprint. The imprint's first endeavour will be the publication of quarterly anthologies of short fiction from both published and unpublished authors, with submissions now open on the website. The first title will be published in April 2011.

"At The Fiction Desk, we're committed to keeping the door open for new writers, and we aim to source at least a third of the content of our publications from unsolicited submissions."

They don't accept postal submissions. If you'd like to submit a story click here for details.

The imprint is aiming for a 3,000 print run for each title, direct sales, plus a focus on independents.The Fiction Desk, a member of the Independent Publishers Guild will use Central Books for distribution in the UK.