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An independent publisher in London. We publish ballsy memoirs and racy anthologies. Our goal is to support exceptional writers so readers can find bold life stories (and that other stuff they call fiction) in the marketplace. 

Tattoo Anthology - call for submissions

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We're delighted to announce an open call for submissions for our upcoming tattoo anthology.

 

Closing date is 1 February 2023.

We are seeking fiction, nonfiction and poetry on the theme of TATTOOS.

 

It could be about one tattoo, or many tattoos, or any angle you'd like to take. Any genre is fine although we love real stories so memoir is very welcome but send whatever you like. 

For details visit our submissions page: gutspublishing.com/submissions

photo by Brianna Tucker

Since 2019, we have published over 60 writers, primarily from the UK. We love their stories and hope you will too. 

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New Releases

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Dear Mr Andrews by Lotte Latham

Release date: 18 January 2023

"Sweet and bitter and perfectly baked, cutting the lines between sugar babying, escorting and civilian work in a turbulent loop of righteousness." — Tamara Faith Berger, author of Maidenhead

"This playful, hilarious, candid book dares to lay things bare for our entertainment. Highly recommended." — Susanna Kleeman, author of Twice 


"Honest, insightful, vital, dirty and sublime." — Kristan X, author of Lascivity

READ CHAPTER ONE HERE: gutspublishing.com/dear-mr-andrews

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Smashed Not Wasted by Sam Thomas

Release date: May 2023

"Candid recovery narrative from award-winning mental health campaigner, writer and public speaker Sam Thomas detailing his alcohol addiction and the toll it took on his mental and physical health." — The Bookseller

After a night of partying in a gay club, Sam Thomas finds himself in bed with his Valentine’s Day date. The night takes a turn when his date transforms into a beastly creature. The next morning, confused and hungover, Sam discovers that his date has no recollection of this. In an attempt to shake the night off as a bad date, he plunges further into drinking. 

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The Peanut Factory by Deborah Price

Release date: May 2022

"A beautifully grungy coming-of-age memoir set in the squats of 1970s London. Deborah Price is a gifted storyteller who will remind readers how it feels to be young, broke, uncomfortable and marginalised, but gloriously hopeful and madly in love with life. A must-read for anyone who was there, or wishes they had been." — Nikki Sheehan, author of Goodnight, Boy

“A window into a time of raw energy and rough edges, Deb Price paints a vivid picture of life in the squats of South London. By turns amusing and alarming, but always engaging, we accompany a teenager as she navigates her way to womanhood in a sub-culture on the margins.” — Allie Rogers, author of Little Gold and Tale of a Tooth

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