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Grey Borders Books

Grey Borders Books are interested in works that confront and challenge contemporary social norms. 

We are looking for works of poetry, fiction (all genres) and non-fiction.

There are no length restrictions; however, we are looking for full manuscripts for trade publication as well as smaller works for chapbook publication.

We encourage simultaneous submissions.

Our reading period is year-round.

We also accept submissions for Grey Borders Magazine and Daddy: a cultural anthology for which you may use the submission forms on this site, or email Grey Borders Books directly.

Feel free to contact us with questions.

Grey Borders Books


mailing address:

Grey Borders Books

PO Box 30037

5125 Montrose Road

Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

L2H 1C0

publisher:  Jordan Fry

Grey Borders Books

Grey Borders Books: poetry, fiction (all genres), and non-fiction as well as experimental works. No page limit.

Grey Borders Magazine

Grey Borders Magazine is looking for submissions of 5-15 pages for new works of poetry, fiction, non-fiction and art. On acceptance authors/artists will receive $25 (Canadian) and one (1) copy of the issue in which their work appears. We are interested in works that contemplate and challenge contemporary social norms.

Daddy: a cultural anthology

DADDY: A CULTURAL ANTHOLOGY (dad ┬Ědy) What does our relationship with our fathers tell us about Daddy? In the frame of the #Metoo movement, is daddy a term of endearment? Is it a word used by others as a form of control? Or do you use it to show affection, respect? Whether you use the terms daddy, daddy issues or even zaddy, the word has seen a recent cultural resurgence. We want to know what it brings up for you. Love it? Hate it? Grossed out by it? Does it remind you of Freudian theory? Who do we call daddy (boyfriends, girlfriends, lovers and haters)? Does it bring up associations with the kink community? Or maybe the term is a trigger word to survivors of trauma. Whichever is true for you, we want to hear your personal responses. Whether that is in the form of poetry, fiction, essays, or visual artwork, we want to know your own reflections and meditations on the word daddy. Possible Daddy themes: Father-Son/Daughter relationship, Boy/Girl friends, Pornography, Circumcision, Pop-culture/Media The selected works will be published in an extensive anthology by Grey Borders Books.