Pen-L Publishing

Genres Published: 
Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Subgenres:
Healing/Health, Historical, Humor, Regional, Serialized Fiction, Religious/Spiritual, War, Narrative Nonfiction, Commercial Fiction
Representative Authors: 

Amy Hale Auker, Nancy Hartney, JB Hogan, Ellen Gray Massey

Book Types: 
Novella, Short story collections, Novel
Formats: 
Paperback, E-book
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 - Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Titles per Year: 
11 to 20
Editorial Focus: 

Are you looking for a good read? Fiction or nonfiction, our books will tickle the imagination and tantalize the mind. Our mission is to discover and promote new, talented authors. You'll find their finest work here.

Tips From the Editor: 

Please read and follow the submission requirements at http://www.pen-l.com/submissions.html. If you have a story that's compelling and well-written, we want to see it. If you have a book that helps people in some way, we want to see it. We're in the business of entertaining and informing. If you have a work that fits the bill and is ready for market, we want to talk to you.

Contact Information
Duke Pennell, Publisher
12 W. Dickson St. #4455
City: 
Fayetteville,
State: 
Arkansas
Zip / Postal Code: 
72702
Contact E-mail: 

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Last updated: July 25, 2014

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