Rattling Books: Publishing Opportunity


Rattling Books invites submissions of previously unpublished short fiction for EarLit Shorts, our new audio short fiction series launched in Fall 2008.

Tors Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador – March 3, 2009- Rattling Books is seeking previously unpublished short fiction for EarLit Shorts, a series of audio anthologies. Stories will be available on-line, singly or collectively, as digital downloads. Anthologies may also be published in MP3 CD format. The series was launched in the fall of 2008 with works by Jessica Grant, Steven Heighton, Joel Thomas Hynes, Kathleen Winter, Russell Wangersky and others.

To be eligible, submissions must · be previously unpublished between the covers of a book (i.e. stories which have appeared in periodicals are eligible); · be between 500 and 8,000 words in length.

There are two ways to submit:

  1. Send previously unpublished stories and covering letter to Rattling Books, General Delivery, Tors Cove, NL, Canada A0A 4A0.
  2. Send your story or stories and covering letter to earlit.submissions@gmail.com.

Entries must be postmarked on or before March 30, 2009. Submissions will not be returned. Stories included in the EarLit Shorts series are subject to a royalty based publishing contract.

Website: rattlingbooks.com

About Rattling Books

Rattling Books is a Canadian audio press publishing poetry, fiction, and historical outdoor adventure non-fiction. Rattling Books was founded in 2003.

Rattling Books are distributed in Canada through House of Anansi Press by HarperCollins Canada. Digital Distribution for Libraries is through Overdrive.com. Additional distribution information is available on our website. Consumers can obtain Rattling Books CDs or Downloads directly from rattlingbooks.com.


General Delivery: Tors Cove Newfoundland & Labrador Canada A0A 4A0

Phone: (709) 334-3911

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