Writers Beware — “Dear Sirs” Will Bring a Rejection Slip!

Opening your submission cover letter with “Dear Sirs” will bring an instant rejection slip from this Irish independent publisher. Tramp Press announced today that it is closing the door to writers who open their cover letter with “Dear Sirs” or mention that they do not read books by women. The editors say they want to send a message to writers that “sexism is not okay.” Full story at:

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/sep/28/sexists-need-not-apply-publisher-refuses-to-look-at-manuscripts-addressed-to-dear-sirs

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *