Submitting to Urban Farmhouse Press

Please see below the basics when submitting a manuscript to UFP for consideration. If you have a question please feel free to query us. Be sure to follow the basic guidelines as all manuscripts not meeting minimum standards will remain unread and rejected from consideration.

The Basics:

Our preferred method of submissions is still online via Submittable


We are now accepting mailed submissions. Please send them to the address below with the required fee if applicable. (see Submitable for details). Be sure to include a short bio and contact information with your submission. All payments are to be made out to Urban Farmhouse Press.

Urban Farmhouse Press
Submissions - [Genre name]
1080 Lawrence Rd.
Windsor, ON Canada N8Y3Z8

We are looking for book-length manuscripts meeting the following general guidelines:

Crossroads Poetry Series: minimum 50-60 pages of poetry,single spaced, and one poem per page.
Fiction: minimum 150 pages of prose, 12 pt font, double-spaced.
Novellas: 60-145 pages of prose, 12 pt font, double-spaced.
Cities of the Straits Chapbook Series: 20-40 pages of poetry or fiction. 12 pt font, double-spaced. Submissions open from April to August annually.


All manuscripts chosen for publication will receive a book contract and 8% royalties on all print copies sold.

We are currently charging submission fees for some categories. We want to be sure that your manuscripts receive the time and energy that you have put into them. This small fee helps to pay the bills. All fees are payable by check, money order, credit card or paypal.

Literary Agents: Please contact Editor-in-Chief D.A. Lockhart directly: dalockhart@urbanfarmhousepress.com or at mailing address.

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