Submission Call — Food of Love (LGBT Romance Stories)


Food of Love (LGBT Romance Stories)

Deadline: July 31, 2017
Payment: 50% net royalties from all channels, to be paid quarterly
Contract: 2 years exclusive, auto-renews

NOTE: This isn’t an anthology; the stories will be released as individual ebooks with unique covers.

Whether we’re sitting down for Sunday dinner or gathering around the table to celebrate Thanksgiving, food brings us closer together. What better way is there to show someone you care than cooking them a homecooked meal? Or share with them your favorite food? They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, but can it get him into bed, too?

Whether the strawberries are covered in chocolate or floating in a glass of champagne, we’re looking for sexy romance and erotic romance LGBT stories showing how food can be the start of something satisfying. Maybe your characters meet at a summer picnic? Or share a lunch break, whether in the office, at a street cafĂ©, or on a park bench. A young man could meet the guy of his dreams at the reception for his sister’s wedding. A woman falls head over heels for her new neighbor during a block party cookout. Or maybe a holiday dinner satisfies more than just hunger when the cook invites his boyfriend into the kitchen for dessert.

The story can contain any LGBTQ pairing in any subgenre, but the main characters must be involved in a romance (sweet or erotic) and food must be an integral part of the story.


  • Stories must be between 12,000 words or longer
  • Stories must contain a romance — any heat level, from sweet to erotic
  • Romantic pairing must be LGBTQ
  • Stories must involve food as a way to bring the characters together
  • Stories may be any subgenre (contemporary, historical, paranormal, etc.)
  • Stories must have a HEA or HFN ending
  • Adult stories only (no YA)

All stories submitted must adhere to the general guidelines found on our website. We do not consider multiple or simultaneous submissions. Reprints will be considered only if the author holds exclusive rights to republish.


Please follow our submission guidelines on our site to submit the story. Submissions over 40,000 words must include a chapter-by-chapter synopsis.

We will acknowledge submissions within 1 day and have a response to you within 4 business days.