Mantle Lane Press is a small publishing venture based in Leicestershire.
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We are currently closed for submissions. New calls will be announced here and via Duotrope.com.
Bookshops can order our range of small pocketbooks from Gardners. Our anthologies can be supplied via Ingram Spark.
A showcase of writing created during Coalville Writes, the 2018 literary festival in Coalville, Leicestershire, including Emma J. Lannies short stories, poems by Dave Wood written on the spot for locals, and a wide variety of prose, poetry and photographs from talented local writers.
It Came from Beneath th..
An anthology of strange sea tales from inspiring writers across the UK. It Came from Beneath the Waves spans the post-apocalyptic weirdness of Carmen Marcus's Bight, Tomcat and the Moon , the contemporary horror of Tim Major's Eqalussuaq , the New Zealand set historical fiction of The King Tide by Alex...
The Music Maker
Who or what is Kai, the mysterious stranger with the beautiful voice, who inveigles his way into a choir during rehearsals for Elgar's The Music Makers? And what does he really want from shy, timid Stella, an archetypal good soul? Can Stella's friend stop Kai in time? And does she really want to? An...
Always Another Twist
After plotting revenge for a betrayal at work, Julie has to deal with some even more unexpected circumstances. It can't be! Julie closes her eyes, then looks again at the pregnancy strip. A blue line. She shakes the white plastic, the line is still there... How will her new love take this news? Will...
Claire relives her past but her memories are fragmented, shattered like the remains of a toy kaleidoscope. A troubled childhood, the loss of her baby, and the end of her marriage are seen through a distorting lens, twisted and unclear. What really happened? And can Claire find a way through the mirror...