Submissions Are Closed for 2023

Run Amok Crime is now accepting full-length novel submissions.

We are open to all types of crime fiction, however, we are not partial to cozy mysteries. We like noir (literary noir is a favorite), we like gumshoes and police procedurals. In short we like anything gritty that has an element of crime in it.

Manuscripts should be between 70K-90K words. Submit the full manuscript and allow 4-6 months for a response. Simultaneous submissions are OK, provided you let us know if/when a manuscript has been accepted elsewhere. Authors receive a percentage of the royalties. Advances are negotiable, but not guaranteed.

At Run Amok Crime, we publish 2-3 books a year, so we tend to be particular about the manuscripts we choose to pursue. Having said this we are always on the look out for well-told, well-written stories. Our open submission periods vary, so check back often to see what is open. We use Stack Submission Manager. It requires an e-mail and password to register and submit. Be sure to check the box for alerts (that will save you having to go to the site every day). Click the button below to go to the Run Amok page.

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