write for us!

 Violet gaze press believes romance should be as diverse as its readers! All readers should have the opportunity to see themselves in our happily-ever-afters and we take pride in helping create a more inclusive romancelandia.

Help us make tomorrow’s books better by writing for us!

What’s the process?


Get Inspired.

Write the romance that only you can write. We are looking for something a bit different, stories that aren’t often found in romance but deserve representation.



 Answer an existing call or submit your work to us via email. at info@violetgazepress.com

No physical copies, please.



Give us 6-8 weeks to read through and consider your manuscript. Every submission is important to us and deserves our full consideration.


The News.

And we hope it’s nothing but good news! If we decide to offer a publishing contract you will receive your answer via email.


submission guidelines


  • Submissions cannot be previously published to encompass self-published, digital only publishing, or traditional publishing.
  • Unless otherwise stated works submitted must be a complete novel of at least 50k words.
  • Submissions are to be in word doc or pdf file. Font must be 12 point font and double-spaced. All other formatting is at discretion of author so long as it is legible for consideration by Violet Gaze Press staff.
  • All submissions must include a synopsis including why you think your book would make a good fit for Violet Gaze Press, and no more than 250 word author bio with social media links.
  • Violet Gaze Press is currently accepting submissions for all sub-genres of romance, and actively seeking romantic comedy, speculative romance (paranormal, fantasy and science fiction) and historical romance submissions.

    We welcome #ownvoices submissions from BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, enby, disabled and neurodiverse authors.

    We want books that offer representation not often seen in Romance. If you think your story offers a unique perspective Email submissions to info@violetgazepress.com