Open Call For Submissions

The deadline for submissions concludes on March 1, 2024

Publish Your Work Without Going into Debt 

Own your voice and receive higher royalties.

All you need is a book proposal and a sample of your project.

* You do not need a full manuscript to submit to Strange Inc. You will need a book proposal and a sample of your proposed project. For the book proposal, here is a guideline (

Are you ready to get your writing out in the world? 

At Strange Inc., we believe in a partnership with shared responsibilities from beginning to end. We follow a hybrid publishing model where we are invested in your long-term success by selling your book directly to an audience, and distributing it to digital and brick-and-mortar stores for you.

What is hybrid publishing? 

You’re an aspiring yet busy Muslimah dreaming of getting your book published. Whether you’ve got a big idea and sample project or a complete manuscript—we’re here to help you. Hybrid publishing enables us to collaborate, share the production costs, and you keep 80% of the profit. If this is the right path for you, submit your work to join a proven track record of successful authors published by Strange Inc.

Why Publish With Strange Inc.?

Everything you need to publish your best work

Partner with Us: We streamline the publishing process for authors, including editing services, agent support, marketing, distribution, and more. 
No Minimum Sales Requirements: Focus on producing your best creative work instead of reaching minimum sales quotas. 
Ownership of Printed Books: Don’t get locked into financial commitments because you’ll have control over inventory, without additional costs. 
Fair Royalties: Gain 80% share of the book’s proceeds, compared to 70% from other hybrid publishing houses. 
Control Your Inventory: To prevent additional costs, you choose exactly how many books you want to buy for print. 

Why should you choose us? 

We put the author first. Our goal is to elevate the voices of Muslimah writers to tell their story, their way. We are a faith-based non-profit organization that will always support you in never compromising your Islamic values.

See works from past publications.

The Power of Partnership Publishing

We offer a wide array of services, including editing, design, and agent support. In traditional publishing, publishers maintain control of your book title, cover, printing, and marketing while pocketing most of the profit. 

Assigned ISBNCopyrightDedicated Marketing Support
Distribution: We sell titles directly to retailers, libraries, schools, e-commerce companies, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, independent bookstores, Walmart online via Ingram Spark. 
Editing Services: Developmental editingCopy editingProofreadingCopyright: Obtain a public record of your right to distribute, display, and reproduce all versions of your book. 
Design Services:
Interior DesignExterior Design
Clear Contracts: Transparency is the heart of who we are. We show you a cost breakdown upfront before you ever sign a contract. 

Our Selection Process: How We Choose Your Work

A curated selection process ensures credibility and trust in your high-quality work. This helps you garner a wider readership and more opportunities to publish. 

We assess your work based on three key aspects: 

  1. Alignment: We evaluate whether your work aligns with our mission and values.
  2. Marketability: We consider the potential for your work to appeal to a wider audience.
  3. Writing Quality: We proofread for grammar, style, and engagement.

If your work resonates with these criteria, you’re on the right track to being selected.

Application Form

* You do not need a full manuscript to submit to Strange Inc. You will need a book proposal and a sample of your proposed project. For the book proposal, here is a guideline (

Submission Policy

Strange Incorporated Submission Policy for Muslim Women Authors:

Please carefully review our submission policy outlined below before submitting your manuscript.

1. Manuscript Format:

  • We accept submissions in Word or PDF format.

2. Submission Method:

  • All submissions must be made through our online application.
  • In case of technical issues, contact us via email at

3. Response Time:

  • Expect a response within 2-3 months of submission.

4. Submission Process:

  • Authors will engage in a peer review process with other candidates.
  • Selected works will be presented to the board of directors for final consideration.

5. Pathways:

  • For manuscripts that are not fully developed, authors will collaborate with a developmental coach before proceeding to the regular publishing process (full edits, book design, ISBN allocation, copyright, and marketing).
  • Fully developed manuscripts will undergo direct editing and move through the subsequent publishing stages.

6. Acceptance Criteria:

  • We are actively seeking manuscripts from Muslim women authors in all genres, including fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and children’s books.
    • Submissions will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
    • Alignment with Our Values: We assess whether your work aligns with our mission and values.
    • Marketability: We consider the potential for your work to appeal to a wider audience.
    • Writing Quality: We review your writing for grammar, style, and engagement.

7. Acceptance and Contract:

  • Prospective authors with accepted works will enter into a contract for a full publishing package, including detailed information on the entire process and associated pricing.

Important Notes:

  • Please ensure that your book proposal includes the information outlined on the provided guidelines page.
  • Regularly check our website for any updates to our submission policy.

We appreciate your interest in Strange Incorporated and look forward to the opportunity to review your work. If you have any questions or encounter issues during the submission process, don’t hesitate to contact us at

*Are you a new writer? Check out some tips we have for you here*