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. You can find a larger list of publishers on our book publisher directory. To browse by category and other options return to the Writer's 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.

American Girl Magazine
American Girl publishes books through American Girl Stories that tell adventures of its dolls and characters. They also publish American Girl Magazine, a magazine for 8-12 year-old girls. The magazine features craft ideas, puzzles, contests, advice, games, fun activities and articles.

Balcony Press
Balcony Press is interested in manuscripts on art, architecture and design topics with a preference for west coast or southwest subject matter.

Ballantine Romance -- Love Letters
Romance books from the Ballantine Publishing Group.

Baycrest Books
Baycrest books is a publisher of several genres

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.

DiskUs Publishing
Royalty paying electronic publisher. We accept submissions from new authors.

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.

FASA Corporation
Publisher of adventures, sourcebooks and novels for their game universes Battletech, Earthdawn, MechWarrior and Shadowrun.

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.

Midrange Computing
Midrange Computing, IIR Publications, Inc.'s AS/400 publishing group, educates midrange programmers, managers, and analysts on the best programming techniques, tools, and products in the arena.

MoonlitBooks.com
We publish gay and lesbian romantic fiction in e-book format

Pacific Press
Pacific Press is owned and operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church and is the publisher of books, magazines, and Christian- education literature. Established in 1874, Pacific Press is now located in Nampa, Idaho.

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.

Rock Spring Press
Rock Spring Press publishes non-fiction books about travel and the great outdoors.

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.