Atomic Quill Press is currently reading ONLY novellas (up to 50,000 words at finished length).

What we dig:
Hard-boiled Fiction
Mediterranean Noir
Hemingway-esque Literary Fiction that is chiseled and taut.

What we don't dig:
MFA Magic Realism
Hysterical Realism (see James Wood for definitive definition of this)
Introspective fiction that is larded with pop cultural references and many parenthetical asides.
Submit ONLY the first 10 pages of your manuscript in PDF format only. Clearly title your work with updated contact info. Please allow 3-5 months for reading and response.
Atomic Quill Press