Call for Submissions

Deep Desires Press is a publisher of erotica and high-heat-level erotic romance. Our main goal is to excite the reader, to take their imagination into the most erotic of scenarios. We are currently seeking submissions in the categories listed below.

Authors will receive full editing, cover art, and marketing support from Deep Desires Press. Submissions are expected to be well-written, well-edited, and reasonably error-free.

First, a few general details: 

Genres: We are seeking all genres and subgenres of erotica and erotic romance. This includes contemporary, paranormal, LGBTQ+, BDSM, historical, sci-fi, fantasy, etc.

Pairings: We are seeking stories featuring any pairing—MF, MM, FF, group/ménage/multiple partner, and we are inclusive of trans characters.

Wish List: While we are open to any and all submissions that meet the criteria of this Call For Submissions, we are particularly keen on submissions in the MM erotic romance category, 40,000 words and up.

Banned Content: We will not accept submissions containing underage characters in sexual situations, bestiality, necrophilia, yellow play, brown play, incest, pseudo-incest, non-con, dub-con, or rel-con.

Social Media and Self-Promotion: We work actively and collaboratively with authors on setting up a platform and developing a promotional plan, but we do prefer if authors already have at least two mediums for self-promotion, such as Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, newsletter, Pinterest, blog, website, etc. When submitting, please include relevant links in your query letter. In the case of a newsletter, please include the current number of subscribers.

Rights: Deep Desires Press will seek ebook, print, and audio rights from the author. We decide on publishing in audio on a case-by-case basis. Print options extend to books 25,000 words and greater. Contracts are for three years from publication, renewed on an annual basis thereafter.

New Content: We are primarily looking for new works only. However, if your work has been previously published and you currently hold full rights, we will still consider it, but please let us know in your query.

What we’re looking for: 

Current Wants / Don’t Wants:

  • ​Want
    • MM+ werewolf
    • Contemporary fairy tale retellings, MM, MF, or FF
    • Meet-cute MM
    • Lots of really good story with a few really spicy scenes
  • Don’t Want
    • Literary erotica
    • Abuse-based stories


Length: 35,001 words and up

Genre: Erotica, Erotic Romance

Need: High

Details: All pairings, but MM or similar variants (MMF, MFM, MMM, MMMM) preferable. All genres, but paranormal and contemporary will get our attention most. That said, we’ll jump on any story with a strong voice, clear stakes, and intriguing premise. Erotic romance novels must have a “happily ever after” or “happy for now” ending.


Length: 10,000 – 35,000 words

Genre: Erotica, Erotic Romance

Need: Medium

Details: We are seeking novellas that feature multiple sex scenes with an engaging storyline. Erotic romance novellas must have a “happily ever after” or “happy for now” ending. While we would prefer stories with series potential, this is not necessary.

How to submit: 

Please query via email to, following the guidelines below:

In the body of your email, please include a brief query letter outlining who you are, what your book is about, the length of your book, your plans for sequels (if any), and relevant social media links. Please also include a synopsis of your work in the body of your email, below your letter.

Please attach your novella or novel to the email as a Word file (doc or docx). Documents should be double-spaced with one-inch margins and in Times New Roman 12-point font.

At present, response time is within three to five weeks.

For more information: 

For more information, please email us at

Thank you for your interest.