Augury Books

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

Thank you for your interest in submitting to Augury Books.

Augury Books is an independent New York City press committed to publishing innovative work from emerging and established writers. Augury is a proud member of CLMP, and our editorial board is dedicated to fairness and quality of work.

We are happy to be reviewing submissions in the categories of Prose (includes Short Fiction Collections and Creative Nonfiction Essay Collections) and Poetry for 2016 publication.

Below are universal guidelines for submitting this year, but please pay special attention to the specific guidelines in your category, as well.

  • We are unable to accept international submissions at this time.
  • No chapbooks at this time, please.
  • Multiple submissions, either within or across categories, are welcome, but must be submitted separately with separate reading fees.
  • Simultaneous submissions are welcome, but please withdraw your MS immediately if it is accepted elsewhere, up until the time we announce our selections.
  • Acceptable formats for uploaded manuscripts are PDF, DOC, and DOCX.
  • There is a $10 reading fee for each submitted manuscript.
  • For more information about the books, for general/additional ordering info, or to get a feel for our aesthetic, please visit our Order Page

All funds Augury Books receives through Submittable will go toward the titles' production fees and the maintenance of our catalogue. Publishing offer includes author contract. All new titles will be distributed by Small Press Distribution (SPD).

Contact us at with questions.