Tramp Press is an independent press in Ireland, who recently announced two things:
- They won’t read any letters addressed to: Dear Sirs <— which given it’s run by two women, is fair enough. Do your research about the publishing house you’re sending your manuscript to. Please.
- They won’t read any manuscripts with cover letters that declare they don’t read books by women…. <– I was absolutely utterly gobsmacked some authors have the gall to say that in a letter in an effort to get their books published. Srsly. SERIOUSLY.
Like I said — research everything about the publisher you’re sending your manuscript to. And: