We are a traditional independent press located in Raleigh, North Carolina, and proudly accessible to all writers of finely crafted contemporary fiction, literary fiction, and historical fiction. Regal House has two imprints: Fitzroy Books that publishes Middle Grade and Young Adult fiction, and Pact Press, our social impact imprint, that publishes works that promote diversity, inclusion, and acceptance. We publish short story collections through our W.S. Porter Prize and poetry collections via our Terry J. Cox Poetry Award.
We are a traditional press, which means there is absolutely no cost to authors who publish with us.
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806 Oberlin Rd #12094
Raleigh, NC 27605
Monday: closed for strategic development/production meetings
Tues/Wed/Thurs: business hours 9 a.m. – 4 p.m EST.
Friday: closed for reviews of new submissions and contest entries
Regal House offices (in addition to public holidays) are closed from April 2 – April 9 and from August 2 – August 6 and from November 16 – December 23. Regal House offices are also closed between December 24 and January 1.
Manuscript Reading Times & Acquisition Decisions
Please note that we do not accept multiple submissions, but should we request a full, we will endeavor to provide you with an answer within four months of receipt of the manuscript.
Once the acquisitions editor has finished reading your submission, and if they would like to recommend publication to the RHP team, your manuscript will be discussed at the next scheduled quarterly acquisitions meeting, which fall upon the following dates:
Spring Acquisitions Meeting: April 14, 2023
Summer Acquisitions Meeting: August 15, 2023
Winter Acquisitions Meeting: December 15, 2023
The RHP team may ask you for additional marketing information that may be useful in our assessment.
Storefront Return & Exchange Policy: While we are happy to issue a refund at any point before your item has shipped, once it has been put in the mail, we can no longer issue refunds. We appreciate your understanding in this matter, and, as always, are immensely grateful for your support of an independent press. If you have ordered more than one product from our website, they will be shipped together. Please also be aware that a preordered book will ship immediately upon a title’s release. For example, if you preorder a book in January that is to be released August 19, it will ship out to you on August 19 when that book is released. If you have any questions regarding your online order, please direct them to: [email protected] Thank you!