Anthology Call for Submissions

A No Test No Testimony submission is inspirational. It depicts real people with real issues who have overcome trying circumstances and/or are living through them by faith. These contributions uplift the spirit revitalize the soul. They also empower others to empower themselves. They often provide life lessons and biblical principles by which others can live.

Upon reading these personal contributions filled with emotion, others are often inspired to walk in their destiny and live out their life assignment.

No Test No Testimony contributions are written in the first person. No Test No Testimony contributions incite a range of emotions that leave one feeling hopeful, connected, and reassured about themselves and their future.

Submissions for all anthologies should be between 4,000 and 7,500 words, double spaced, with one inch margins. Please adhere to submission deadlines as no late submissions will be reviewed.

How do I submit my story?

  1. The only way to submit your stories to us is via email.
    2. Please submit only stories that have not been previously published. The only exception to this is if your work has only been published in a small local publication with limited circulation or on your own blog.
    4. Please do not send us any book manuscripts for this anthology. Manuscripts can be submitted under separate email to:

What happens after I submit my story?

Once we receive your submission you will get an email notifying you of such.

How will you know if your story is selected?

You will receive an email notification of the next steps.  We anticipate several hundred submissions and we only have room for 10-20 pieces based on word count received so, please be patient, as the selection of stories is a time-consuming process. Please do not contact us to ask for an update about your story unless you need to know whether we are considering it because another publisher is interested in it too.

If we choose your story for any of our other projects, we will notify you by e-mail and request your permission to print it. We never publish anything without written permission from the author, and we get your approval for the inspirational quote that we put at the top of each story and also for any edits we make.

If your e-mail address changes after you submit your story, be sure to let us know by emailing

If we publish your story, you will be paid $50 one month after publication of the book and you will receive five free copies of the book your story appears in. You will also become part of the Imani Faith Publishing family, you will receive our exclusive contributors’ communiqué and you will be entitled to buy books from us at a discount. You will also receive our monthly newsletter that is sent exclusively to our published writers, with advance notice of new books, contests to win merchandise, and writing tips.


No Test No Testimony: Becoming One Teach Me How to Love You: (March 2016) For married couples who have managed to stay married 20+ years and want to tell share their wisdom/testimony of becoming.

Deadline for Submission: January 1, 2016

No Test No Testimony: The Ministry of Motherhood (May 2016 Mother’s Day) Mothers sharing their testimonies of raising their children and lessons learned during the process

Deadline for Submission: February 1, 2016

No Test No Testimony: Joy Comes in the Mourning. Lessons Learned from Grief. (August 2016) Testimonies of overcoming loss of loved ones, relationships, visions, dreams, etc.

Deadline for Submission: May 1, 2016