Lacuna accepts unsolicited manuscripts and book proposals that meet our specific guidelines for:
If you are unsure which category your work fits into, follow the fiction guidelines and include a note detailing what aspect(s) of your work may be considered non-fiction.
We respond to all submissions. Initial responses are currently taking 2–3 weeks. If you haven't heard from us after 4 weeks please contact us to check whether we received your submission.
If we like your sample or proposal, we will contact you to request your full manuscript or more information. It takes longer to make a complete assessment, and response times will vary widely, from a few weeks to six months or more.