Book Publisher Submission Guidelines

Here is the list of book publisher marekts. We focus on publisher imprints and small press that are open to submissions. Many only accept agented manuscripts. To browse by category and other options return to the Submissions Guidelines homepage.

Addicus Books
Addicus Books seeking titles on: health, self-help, psychology, how-to, business, economics, investing, and books of regional interest -- true crime, histories, profiles.

Books Unbound E-Publishing Co.
A new non-subsidy royalty paying e-pub, called Books Unbound E-Publishing Co.

Coffee House Press
Coffee House Press is an independent literary publisher. They publish both emerging and midcareer authors. They publish about 16 to 18 trade titles per year.

Dreamspinner Press
Dreamspinner Press is an international full-service publisher of gay romantic fiction. They have a catalog of over 3,000 titles written by over 500 authors.

Entangled Publishing
Entangled Publishing is an independent publisher of romantic fiction with a catalog of over 1,200 titles. Entangled has over a dozen imprints covering historical romance, contemporary romance, paranormal, sweet category romance, Gen-X character romance and more. Entangled's titles are distributed by Macmillan.

Free Spirit Publishing
We publish high-quality nonfiction books for children and teens, parents, teachers, counselors, and others who live with or work with young people. Free Spirit produces 20–25 new titles each year.

Graywolf Press
Graywolf Press is a leading independent, nonprofit literary press committed to the discovery and energetic publication of twenty-first century American and international literature. Graywolf publishes about thirty books a year. The publisher had its fifth National Book Award longlist nominee last year.

Hard Shell Word Factory
Hard Shell Word Factory - electronic publisher of works in non-fiction and all fiction genres.

Image Comics
Image is a comics and graphic novels publisher formed in 1992 by seven of Marvel Comics' bestselling artists. Most of the comics and graphic novels published by Image are creator-owned.

Kensington Precious Gems Contemporary Romance
Precious Gems are one man-one woman love stories with varying levels of sensuality.

Kensington Precious Gems Historical Romance
Precious Gems are one man-one woman love stories with varying levels of sensuality.

Marvel Comics Group
A leading publisher of comic books.

Pank Magazine
Pank Magazine is a literary magazine fostering access to emerging and innovative poetry and prose. It was founded in 2006 by M. Bartley Seigel and Roxane Gay. The magazine was purchased by John Gosslee in 2015.

St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press says it accept no unsolicited material. They write in a FAQ: "We do not accept any unsolicited material, or responsibility for loss or damage to, or return of, any unsolicited materials you send to us; unsolicited materials will be recycled or otherwise discarded."

Tor Publishing
Tor Books is a publisher of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller and Suspense, and Other Speculative Fiction.

Zebra New Contemporary Romance
We are looking for sensual romances with a vivid emotional tone. The plot should be centered on strong characters and a dramatic conflict, rich with sexual tension.