The Wednesday Post

Calling all writers – do you want to be published? HarperCollins wants to hear from you!


HarperCollins is inviting unsolicited manuscripts from aspiring authors in Australia, New Zealand and around the world. Whether or not you’ve been previously published, this is the perfect opportunity to submit your work and have a chance to be published by an award-winning, international publishing house.


Our online submissions scheme, The Wednesday Post, is ready to uncover the best voices writing today. All entries will be considered for both print and ebook publication as well as digital-only publication.


Every Wednesday, we will accept submissions through the website. Submissions must be sent through this portal and should meet all the guidelines outlined below. Please note that submissions sent by post or email will NOT be considered for publication.


If we are interested in seeing more of your work, we will contact you within three weeks. Unfortunately we do not have the capacity to provide feedback for unsuccessful submissions.


We are currently looking for: Adult fiction, particularly commercial women’s fiction, erotica, romance and young adult fiction. Non Fiction including memoirs, biographies, narrative histories and illustrated non-fiction.


We are not currently accepting: plays, poetry, short stories, essays, mind body spirit, religious titles, health and fitness, children’s books and educational texts.


When you submit to The Wednesday Post, we will ask you to supply.

  • • a synopsis of your work
  • • the first 50 pages or first three chapters of your manuscript
  • • a short note about yourself
Please return on Wednesday to make your submission.