open call to long beach authors

open is now accepting on-going submissions from local authors to include their book(s) in the Long Beach Authors section of The Brass Lamp Collection!

Check out the submission form and criteria below, and feel free to contact open if you have any questions.



submission form

submission criteria

In order to be eligible for the Long Beach Authors section:

  • The primary author must currently reside in Long Beach, CA
  • The work must have an ISBN (or equivalent)
  • The work must be have perfect-bound or hardcover binding

Exceptions will be definitely be considered, on a case-by-case basis.

Magazines, zines, and chapbooks are not currently being requested, but please stay in touch and in the meantime, check out Long Beach Zine Fest and the Zine Library at the Long Beach Public Library.

Contact Open here.