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Lyrical Press offers readers a rich catalog of titles ranging from tender contemporary romances to edgy erotic paranormals written by some of publishing’s brightest talents. Authors can expect a personalized publishing experience from Lyrical Press. We believe no author should be left behind. Here at Lyrical Press, we nurture an author’s career, knowing the author/publisher relationship is symbiotic. When our authors succeed, the house succeeds.

Lyrical Press provides authors with top-level editing and stellar cover art. Authors receive marketing support and creative promotional opportunities. Our business model allows Lyrical Press to welcome exciting new talent, and gives a home to seasoned authors who want a more personal approach to publishing.

With worldwide distribution through the prestigious distributor Ingram, Lyrical Press authors are guaranteed their book will reach readers across the Internet. Readers will find Lyrical’s books on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Sony, iTunes, and anywhere else digital and print are sold.

Corinne DeMaagd, Content & Acquisitions Editor for Lyrical, is taking direct submissions of completed manuscripts only. Her preferred romance genres are: Contemporary (from sweet to sexy), Historical, Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, and anything that falls under the Lyrical Lines: Embrace, Hometown Heroes, Once Upon and Vintage, but will consider any well-written romance from paranormal to thriller. You can email her at

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Lyrical Press is open to self-published and/or previously-published works that have been out of print for 6 months or longer. Submit full manuscript only, accompanied by a query and two-page synopsis. All other query types will be ignored.

Please inform Lyrical Press if manuscript is a simultaneous submission, and please keep the house informed of its status. Average turnaround time for a response is 2 – 4 weeks. If you do not hear back from the house within that time, please email Lyrical Press to inquire after your status at

Lyrical Press will only consider completed works. No partials or proposals. There is no need to query first. Send the full manuscript as prescribed above.


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