The Publication Management Software

Use the publishing industry leader for accepting and reviewing content.

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One platform, any publication

From first pitch to published work, Submittable streamlines workflows for publications of every kind, so you can get your content to more audiences, faster.

Literary Journals

Review and accept outstanding writing, visual art, and more, with easy access to a large creative network.

Magazines

Collect quality articles and images to enrich your publication’s unique style.

Book publishers

Assess manuscripts from solicited and unsolicited authors to find your next bestseller.

University presses

Select among academic and creative manuscripts and book proposals for publication.

Websites and blogs

Swiftly receive a variety of digital content to enhance your organization’s online image.

Media

Receive 50+ file types, including video and audio, to seamlessly broadcast your vision.

Simplify submissions

Publishing can be a sprawling headache of email, file downloads, review notes, and storage systems. It doesn’t have to be. Submittable brings all the content and tools publications rely on together into one simple, organized platform.

Create custom forms

Set up an online form in minutes with our drag-and-drop form builder.

Reimagine the slush pile

Organize submissions, review notes, and messages in a single, centralized place.

Ditch the file cabinets

Archive and view any submission and its review history with a single click.

Improve communication

Cut the time spent manually providing status updates for every submission with bulk update tools and automated communication. Submitters don’t feel “kept in the dark” and you get fewer email queries. Now, that’s a win-win.

Bulk updates

Accept or decline submissions individually or in batches. Request more information from multiple submitters with a single click.

Response templates

Use default email templates to improve communication with submitters, or customize messages—either way, you save time.

Submission editing

Allow submitters to edit their form information, as well as add, replace, or delete files, after they’ve already submitted.

Bulk updates

Improve communication

Cut the time spent manually providing status updates for every submission with bulk update tools and automated communication. Submitters don’t feel “kept in the dark” and you get fewer email queries. Now, that’s a win-win.

Bulk updates

Accept or decline submissions individually or in batches. Request more information from multiple submitters with a single click.

Bulk updates
Response templates

Use default email templates to improve communication with submitters, or customize messages—either way, you save time.

Response templates
Submission editing

Allow submitters to edit their form information, as well as add, replace, or delete files, after they’ve already submitted.

Submission editing

Discover the next voice

Review, comment, and collaborate with your team from one user-friendly, secure location. No emails or downloads required. Submittable’s publication management software dramatically reduces errors and administrative time, letting you focus on what’s most important: finding and sharing the best content.

Quote Mark

As editor-in-chief, I love that I can pop into Submittable, take a look, and then write a quick opinion or leave a thumbs up or a thumbs down for our acquiring editors so they have a little bit of feedback from me.

University Press of Colorado

Optimize your process

Take your organization to the next level with Submittable’s publication management platform. Improve the diversity and equity of your publications, put important data to the best use, and generate revenue to support your mission.

Drive inclusivity

Collaborate with reviewers anywhere in the world and easily facilitate anonymous review to reduce bias.

Maximize results

Built-in reporting tools make it easy to monitor team progress and access key data points at any point in your process.

Fund your vision

Collect fees and donations or sell merchandise and services with integrated payment processing.

Submittable + CLMP

To better support our most loyal customers, Submittable offers special low-cost, flexible plans for members of the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses.

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Rely on built-in security and accessibility

Designed on a modern cloud infrastructure, Submittable includes privacy and security features built to protect data for both reviewers and applicants.

And open your submission or application process to all with certified accessibility.

Getting started is easy

See for yourself why thousands of organizations use Submittable. Talk to a product expert and find the perfect plan for your team.

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Crafting a Customized System That Creates Excellence in Academic Publishing

Since 2013, University of Colorado Press has used Submittable not only to streamline their book proposal process, but to greatly increase the quality of their submissions

Discovering New Ways Submittable Can Help, Year After Year

Since media company SANDOW started using Submittable in 2014, they’ve discovered a growing list of new and creative uses for their submission software.

Ditching Paper Applications and Moving to a New Era of Publishing

Tin House regularly reviews both online submissions, book manuscripts, and workshop scholarship applications. They found one software solution for all their needs.

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See what else you can do

You don’t do just one thing; Submittable doesn’t either. Use Submittable for any application or submission process across your organization.

Fellowships

Support future leaders and new ideas.

Fellowship management

Contest Management

Curate great creative content.

Contest management

HR & Operations

Streamline countless human resources processes

HR forms