Down & Out Books Submissions: Currently OPEN

Down & Out Books is currently open for submissions through February 14th, 2018.

Manuscripts submitted during this period will be considered for 2020 publication; our 2019 publication calendar is completely full.

Down & Out Books is an award-winning independent publisher of crime fiction.


Grandma was bragging about the ’40s to her grandson Jimmy.

“The microwave oven was invented in the 1940’s,” she told him.

“Wait, don’t tell me,” he said. “Before that you had to walk through snow, uphill both ways, to a movie theatre to buy popcorn.”