Hen&ink Literary Studio

OPEN COOP DAY IS FRIDAY 2019 DECEMBER 2019 all day wherever you. Please send your finest work then!

(If you send it before or after the 20th of December, your submission will not be read.)

We're having a party -- an OPEN COOP party -- to brighten these dark days of winter!

Dust and polish your completed manuscripts:

YES: W are looking for: MG & YA fiction (grounded fantasy, contemporary) and nonfiction.

Yes: We would love: smart graphic novels for MG & YA from illustrator-writers.

We welcome each and everyone's voice in the above-mentioned categories.

NO: We are NOT looking for issue-driven or high-fantasy, nor are we open to picture books at this time. Thank you!

Big note: Make sure to include "Open Coop Day" in your query or it risks bouncing. Thank you!

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