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Night Horse Publishing House is now accepting poetry, short stories, novella. and novel length stories in all genres.

We are especially interested in the genres of horror, fantasy, experimental, Dadaism, surrealism, the occult, esoterica, superheroes, Lovecraftian, mythology, and all of their subgenres!

We are also interested in publishing tabletop role playing games and fan fiction.

We have no content restrictions. 

Simultaneous submissions: Yes. Let us know right away if your book is accepted elsewhere.

Multiple submissions: Up to two. Send each as a separate email.

Payment: We pay royalties on every sale unless otherwise stated. We do not pay advances at this time.

We may consider previously published/self-published books. Books must currently be out of print. Please include complete publishing history and formats with your submission.


Poetry and short stories will be considered for full length books only.  We are no longer taking anthology submissions.

Novels between 50,000-90,000 words will be published in trade paperback.

Our print books are distributed through this website, Amazon and Lulu.  We are working with marketing and distribution plans to expand this.


In the body of an email:

  • Your real name and pseudonym
  • Your book title
  • Genre(s)
  • Word count
  • A brief bio
  • A synopsis. As long as you need it to be.

Attach the entire manuscript in .rtf or .doc format.

Include in the Email subject line: Submission – Your Story Title

We'll send a notification within 48 hours that we received your submission. If you don't get this, please inquire. We may not have received it.

Current response time: 120 days. If you don't hear from us after 120 days, feel free to contact us.

Send all submissions to


Do you want your book reviewed?

We're looking to find great indie and self published authors of any genre. If you've written a book and would like our honest opinion, email a synopsis about your book below. Include the title of your book, the author's name, genre, page and word count. We only read hardcopies, no eBooks.

Email Editor Nathan Neuharth:

Kult ov Kaos Magazine

Volume Two


Night Horse Publishing House has resumed publication of the free magazine Kult ov Kaos Quarterly.  All issues are free for download on this site (as are the previous issues of Volume One).

If you are interested in submitting articles, essays, interviews, reviews, advertisements, short stories, or poetry email us at  Put KOK SUBMISSION in the subject line.

This is a free magazine, all accepted submissions are donations.  The author retains their copyright but gives us permission to publish the work in KOK Magazine projects.


Star Crossed Chronicles:

Drawing Contest

Night Horse Publishing House is hosting a drawing contest for the Star Crossed Chronicles.  Winners will receive an autographed copy of Star Crossed Chronicles: In Nomine and have their drawing published in the pinup gallery of that book.  Runner ups will be showcased in the gallery on the Star Crossed Chronicles homepage.

Submit all artwork to with the word CONTEST in the subject line.

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