|We invite manuscripts for novels, biographies, poetry collections and non-fiction book-length projects, and essays, articles, short stories, reviews and poetry for the magazine, the Australian Multi-Cultural Book Review (AMBR) - a magazine nominated three times for the Human Rights Awards. We are currently expanding the list of subscribers and volunteer reviewers.
|Manuscripts should be relevant to the cultural diversity of the Australian people.
To appeal to a wide readership.
Poetry: No longer than 100 lines; booklength 70-90 pages
Reviews: Up to 1800 words.
Stories: No longer than 3000 words.
Articles: wide range of subjects (no longer than 2000 words)
Author: Be conscious of cultural issues.
Key: To generate understanding.
Text: Must not be moralistic, judgemental or didactic.
Not only Australian.
Relevant to issue proposed.
Relevant to international audiences e.g. (Australian Setting).
Suitable to genre.
Unsolicited for AMBR: Closing Dates: 30/6 each year
plus short biographical note!;
For book-length projects: plus synopsis, CV, and manuscript assessment (see below) preferred.
On acceptance: IBM compatible disc.
Closing Date 31/3/2009 for the 2010 acceptance
All submissions: typed, double spaced on A4 paper,
Authors to allow at least 12 months for assessment.
|Payment at present:
AMBR: Free electronic copy to Contributor.
|Publisher's Reading and Handling Fee:
$100 for poetry submissions; $150 for novels. Please include cheque with manuscript.
|We also offer Manuscript Editing and Assessment:
Please contact us for costs.
Our associate company Lietelinna Press offers various levels of publishing and printing services. Please contact us for a brochure and/or costs.
There is a fee of $155.00 for writers who wish to submit and discuss manuscripts in person, of which $75.00 will be reimbursed if a contract is signed. Please make an appointment first.
|Return of unsolicited Manuscripts:
Only when accompanied by adequately stamped, self-addressed envelope of a suitable size.