Brighthorse Books

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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction
Representative Authors: 
Rick Christman, Elizabeth Oness, Sharon Chmielarz, Thomas Dillon Redshaw, D. E. Lee, Daryl Farmer, Lon Otto, Dana Fitz Gale, Dante Di Stefano, Peter Grandbois, Alina Stefanescu, Francis Davis, Carla Stout, Mary O'Reilley, William Reichard, Bradley Jay Owens, Mara Adamtiz Scrupe, Kavita Jindal, Barbara de la Cuesta.
Book Types: 
Short story collections, Novel, Poetry collections
Paperback, E-book
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Aug 16
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5

Editorial Focus

We like fiction that has a strong voice, rich characters, and a well-defined story, though work that is rich in any one of those areas has a good chance with  us. We like poetry that is surprising and thought-provoking.

Tips From the Editor

Most of our books come through our yearly book contests for poetry, short fiction, and novels. To learn more, go to

Contact Information

Brent Spencer, Co-Editor
13202 N River Dr
Omaha, NE 68112
Contact E-mail: 
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Last updated: Jun 23, 2019