A manuscript send to an editor or publisher without it being requested. Unsolicited manuscripts normally end up on the slush pile.
a book, article, story or poem submitted by a writer without the publisher's having requested it
an article, story or book which the publisher or editor did not ask for.
Manuscript sent to a publisher who did not request it.
A manuscript that can't sell because it includes too few salacious solicitations.
Any manuscript submitted to a publishing house in the absence of an earlier specific request from an editor to do so. See also MANUSCRIPT READER OVER-THE-TRANSOM SLUSH
An article, story or book that a publication did not request. Go back to top
A manuscript sent to an editor or agent without being requested by the editor/agent.