Animal Mineral currently promotes adult fiction and non-fiction through its Portlyn Media imprint, and young adult and new adult works through Hurricane Island Publishing.

Seeking literary and genre manuscripts of 50,000 — 120,000 words.

Submissions not adhering to guidelines will not be considered.

We do fully edit each book we publish, but we are not book doctors, so please submit only publishable work.

Submissions for 2018 considered from April 1 through July 30, 2018.


Submission guidelines:

Send cover letter (including a brief bio including publishing history) and writing sample to

Include 25 pages max (we will ask for more if we are intrigued). Use 12-pt Times New Roman font, 1-inch margins all around, and as little formatting as possible.

Writers whose resumes demonstrate evidence of their commitment to writing craft are particularly encouraged to submit.