Send a Query to Theresa Cole at City Owl Press

***ROMANCE IS REQUIRED FOR BOTH CITY OWL PRESS AND MYSTIC OWL. There MUST be a HEA or HFN in each book.
***WE DO NOT PUBLISH YA. Young Adult submissions will be automatically rejected.

Thank you for choosing to send me your query! Please note, my tastes vary widely, so if you're on the fence about whether you think I will like your submission or not, send it anyway! If it's not a fit for me, I'll get back to you ASAP so your manuscript isn't tied up with me longer than necessary. Thank you, and I look forward to checking out your story!

****PLEASE do not query another editor from City Owl Press or Mystic Owl Press at the same time. We will determine internally whether your query should be forwarded to another editor(s) within the publishing house.

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