Android Press

science fiction & fantasy punks

We Are Currently CLOSED for Novel and Novella Submissions

Android Press accepts both unsolicited submissions and submissions made through agents.

Our next novella/novel submission window for science fiction/fantasy/light horror Adult, New Adult, and YA manuscripts is scheduled to open on September 1, 2022, and will remain open until we've filled out our publishing schedule through 2024. Once the window opens, please do not submit a proposal unless you have a completed manuscript you are prepared to submit upon request.

Some Basics

We are are a punk-themed outfit seeking to publish science fiction, fantasy, and light horror with speculative elements, including:

  • novellas (20,000–60,000 words)

  • short story collections [single author] (40,000–60,000 words)

  • short story anthologies [numerous authors] (40,000–60,000 words)

  • novels (60,000–100,000 words)

Please do not submit more than one manuscript at a time. 
Please allow 60-90 days for a response.
If you haven't received a response after three months, feel free to inquire at droidpress13@gmail.com.

All manuscripts must have a science fiction or fantasy element that is central to the story or world to be considered.

We love narratives that are:

  • about scrappy, swashbuckling underdogs fighting to built a better world.

  • utopian, hopeful, dream big, and/or point us in the right direction.

  • focused on communities struggling to create a future in which nature, technology, and humanity coexist in harmony.

  • rooted in solving real world global social problems such as climate change and ecological destruction, authoritarian political systems, white supremacy, and corporate empire building. Yes, even when they take place in distant galaxies.

How much do we pay?


30% royalties.​​

Query Letter

Your query letter should include ALL of the following:

  • Cover Page

    • name

    • email address

    • category (novella, anthology, collection, or novel)

    • manuscript word count

    • bio of 100 words or less.

  • Page 2: Pitch

    •  a one-to-two-paragraph, attention-grabbing summary of the book

    • Comp titles: other published book that are similar in genre and other ways to your book

    • Target Audience: genre, subgenre (if any), age group (Adult or YA), and anything else particular or relevant about people who you think will want to read your book.

  • Page 3: Synopsis 

    • Please provide a complete Table of Contents with a succinct, one paragraph description of each chapter. (chapter titles can be numbers)

      • Alternately, if your manuscript contains A LOT of chapters, you can provide a detailed summary of the story that is between 750-100 words long.

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