The Green Book
Aimed at a general readership and published twice-yearly, The Green Book is Swan River Press’s house journal that features commentaries, articles, and reviews on Irish Gothic, Supernatural and Fantastic literature.
Anyone interested in taking an active role in our dialogue is invited to contact the editor to discuss proposals for articles. We strongly urge you to first familiarise yourself with an issue or two of journal.
The subject proposed, be it an author or a work, must in some way be directly connected to Ireland. We are looking for scholarly, readable, and informative pieces that are not bogged down by excessive jargon.
Please try to avoid footnotes; citations and references should be worked into the text. Articles should be between 3,000-5,000 words.
Compensation is payment plus complimentary copies of the journal.
Please note that The Green Book does not publish contemporary fiction. We also tend to shy away from essays about Irish myths, legends, and folklore—unless they are somehow connected to literature.
Novels, Collections, and Anthologies
Submissions for novels, collections, and anthologies are by invitation only.
We unfortunately do not have the resources to accept unsolicited manuscripts at this time.
You might find our blog series “Thoughts on Small Press” to be of interest.