Looking for: Character-driven, literary books with a commercial hook. Website: www.arbordalepublishing.com. Home to some of today’s most talented authors, illustrators and designers, our distinctive books are full of character, with a fresh wit and a warm heart. Looking for: Sweetly funny picture books; Imaginative, eccentric middle grade concepts animated by fresh, heartfelt writing and memorable characters; Contemporary YA fiction and literary coming of age novels from underrepresented voices; Magical realism and grounded fantasy for all ages; High-concept thrillers. Joe DeVito and Brad Strickland St. Martin's Publishing Group St. Martin's Griffin . Books can do this in overt or subtle ways and still be equally successful. Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Sleeping Bear Press is a leading children’s book … Arnie the Doughnut. Since its release in 1933, Merian C. Cooper's film King Kong has shocked and delighted generations of movie fans, setting the standard against which … Works on: Picture books, chapter books, middle grade, young adult, nonfiction. Each of our imprints has its own editorial focus and fits into one of the categories below. To that end, I’m interested in all genres, tones, and aesthetics so long as there is literary quality. Looking for: I am involved in the acquisition of all titles for Feiwel & Friends and Henry Holt Books for Young Readers and looking for distinctive voices in picture book and outstanding commercial middle grade, teen fiction, and nonfiction. I’m open to all genres; anything that can capture my imagination, make me laugh, or inspire feeling something honest and intense. Pan Macmillan India is the trade publishing arm of the Macmillan Group and publishes adult fiction and non-fiction under its imprints, Picador India, Macmillan and Pan. Founded in 1843, Macmillan Publishers is one of the largest global trade book publishers and home to numerous bestselling and award-winning fiction, nonfiction, and children’s books, from St. Martin’s Press, Tor Books, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Henry Holt, Picador, Flatiron Books, Celadon Books, and Macmillan … by Laurie Keller; Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13  by Helaine Becker, illustrated by Dow Phumiruk; Up Verses Down by Calef Brown; Tough Cookie by Edward Hemingway; the Masterpiece Adventures series by Elise Broach; the My Life series by Janet Tashjian; Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman;  Winterhouse by Ben Guterson; Blooming at the Texas Sunrise Motel  by Kimberly Willis Holt; Under the Broken Sky by Mariko Nagai; The Girl I Used to Be by April Henry; American Road Trip by Patrick Flores-Scott. Most of all, I’m drawn to distinct voices and immersive stories that transport readers and linger long after the final page. Looking for: Character-driven stories with literary execution and commercial appeal; books that are quirky, funny, profound, and heartfelt. I’m especially drawn to a hook-y concept, characters that breathe on the page, and unique world-building. Authors wishing to submit an article to a Palgrave journal can find general information in our journal author pages and a full list of our journals here. Works on: Picture books, middle grade, young adult, graphic novels, and nonfiction. I also focus on creators whose lived experience influences their writing or who come from historically marginalized groups. My specific wish list includes a great coming-of-age graphic novel (MG or YA), a commercial LGBTQIA love story (YA), a novel centering a disabled character, a joyful middle-grade story with a queer character, or a snappy fun character-driven picture book featuring a child from a marginalized background. character-driven fiction; illustrated fiction; narrative nonfiction. Macmillan Children’s Books is one of the UK’s leading children’s publishers, creating and publishing absorbing and exciting stories for children of all ages for over 150 years. Please think of me for middle grade humor, offbeat material not too quirky for its own good, as well as stand-alone and series mysteries, survival stories, and thrillers. Earth’s Best Friend by Stacy McAnulty, illus by Stevie Lewis; Cats Are a Liquid by Rebecca Donnelly, illus by Misa Saburi; The Monster Catchers by George Brewington; Driving by Starlight by Anat Deracine. 50 Scientists, Artists, and Mathematicians Who Revolutionized the World by Julie Leung, illustrated by Caitlin Kuhwald. You can find lots of information on how to get an agent to represent you at www.writersandartists.co.uk/writers; there are plenty of writing tips there too. Most interested in fantasy, science fiction, mystery, and thriller. Macmillan Children’s Books is one of the UK’s leading children’s publishers, creating and publishing absorbing and exciting stories for children of all ages for over 150 years. : Poems About Amazing Hispanics by Margarita Engle, illustrated by Rafael Lopez; the Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet series by Jacqueline Kelly; Lucky Strikes by Louis Bayard; Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers by Deborah Heiligman; Bernie Sanders Guide to Political Revolution by Bernie Sanders. Works on: A little bit of everything, picture books through YA fiction. Recent Titles: Blanca & Roja by Anna-Marie McLemore; Failing Up by Leslie Odom, Jr.; Not the Girls You’re Looking For by Aminah Mae Safi; Before I Disappear by Danielle Stinson; Let’s Talk About Love by Claire Kann; Fake It Till You Break It by Jenn P. Nguyen. Submission guidelines are here. Macmillan is dedicated to publishing today’s best writers and thinkers in all formats via a group of prestigious independent publishers built on centuries of tradition and innovation. And better. Original IP development. Works on: Picture books, chapter books, middle grade fiction, young adult fiction, and select nonfiction projects. Submission Guidelines: … We would be pleased to receive submissions through the online form below. Looking for: Smart protagonists who make me laugh, adventures that make my heart race, and worlds I can get lost in. On this page you can also find links to useful forms, templates, and answers to frequently asked questions about the publishing process. By Vanessa Bayer, illustrated by Rosie Butcher. Calling all Dr. Who fans! Submission Guidelines Thank you for your interest in Quarto Publishing Group. To ensure that your book proposal winds up in the right hands, please take a moment to review each category to … Looking for: HHBYR is hungry for more picture books with series potential; middle grade and YA novels that deal with timely issues in a commercial, speculative, and/or allegorical way; middle grade action-adventure series; middle grade and YA graphic novels; romantic comedies that break boundaries; genre novels that surprise and delight. Recent Titles: Be Kind by Pat Zietlow Miller and Jen Hill; The Little Guys by Vera Brosgol; After the Fall by Dan Santat; Stella Diaz Has Something to Say by Angela Dominguez; Best Friends by Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham; Born to Fly by Steve Sheinkin; On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden. Works on: Books that kids write in, draw on, cut up, generally destroy, and ultimately learn from; guides that build skills in readers; visually-driven and interactive nonfiction; books that encourage a child’s love of learning. One of the top children’s publishers in Australia and New Zealand, Walker Books has … I also do some nonfiction, usually related to technology or the internet in some way, and the occasional picture book. Looking for: More of the above. OUR PUBLISHERS. Recent Titles: Mama Africa! Stories that communicate the emotional truth of what it's like to be four or fourteen. Looking for: books that educate and inspire, substantive nonfiction, interactive formats, books that utilize innovative pedagogy and the power of play. Works on: Fiction and nonfiction across all formats. illustrator driven. If you have a manuscript that you would like us to read, review our guidelines and fill out the form in as much detail as possible. When I read something I want to feel like I have to have it. Annick Press is a committed Canadian publisher of children’s fiction spanning all age … Novels: adventure, mystery/suspense, urban fantasy, coming-of-age, humor, The Macmillan Group. Recent Titles: The Silence of Bones  by June Hur; Gearbreakers by Zoe Hana Mikuta; The Treehouse series by Andy Griffiths, illustrated by Terry Denton; The Hummingbird Dagger by Cindy Anstey; The Magical Unicorn Society books; To Be Honest by Maggie Ann Martin; The Supervillain and Me by Danielle Banas. Works on: Primarily YA fiction but also picture books, chapter books, and middle grade fiction. Looking for: Picture books and fiction by new and established talent, featuring strong, unique, and unexpected voices/characters, and destined to be "new classics." If you submitted your manuscript this year please note we have completed the first round of readings and will be contacting the shortlisted authors individually. Recent Titles: Black Girl Unlimited  by Echo Brown; The Spaces Between Us by Stacia Tolman;  Brave Ballerina: The Story of Janet Collins by Michelle Meadows, illustrated by Ebony Glenn;  Samuel Morse, That’s Who! Recent Titles: The Pout-Pout Fish series;  Ruby in the Sky by Jeanne Zulick Ferruolo; Wish  by Barbara O’Connor; We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal, Somewhere Only We Know by Maurene Goo. Works on: Nonfiction (all genres), picture books, middle grade, YA (contemporary). Recent Titles: Survivors Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz by Michael Bornstein and Debbie Bornstein Holinstat; Beast: Face-to-Face with the Florida Bigfoot by Watt Key; Secret Soldiers by Keely Hutton; A High Five for Glenn Burke by Phil Bildner; Hazy Bloom and the Mystery Next Door by Jennifer Hamburg, illustrated by Jenn Harney; This Book of Mine by Sarah Stewart and David Small; Twins by Mike Ciccotello. Looking for: Playful science writing that celebrates wonder, feminist biographies, adventures of the fantastical or real-life variety, character-driven historical fiction. It will be shared with our internal publishers, ... Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group: [email protected] Picador: [email protected] ... Tor Teen: [email protected] International Marketing: [email protected] *Submission of this information will not guarantee or preclude you receiving ARCs. Recent Titles: 365 Days a Year by Demi Lovato; Words and Your Heart by Kate Jane Neal; To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo; I Stop Somewhere by TE Carter; Forget Me Not by Ellie Terry; Above and Beyond: NASA’s Journey to Tomorrow by Discovery. Macmillan publishes a broad range of award-winning books for children and adults in all categories and formats. Book Lists16 Teen/YA: memoir, contemporary, supernatural, romance. I acquire across all genres, and I am especially interested in seeing projects written by and featuring marginalized and underrepresented voices. Macmillan Publishers is a division of the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group, a large family-owned media company headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany. Welcome to the Pan Macmillan Submission Page. Commercial nonfiction for middle grade and teen readers. Recent Titles: Jimmy Fallon's This is Baby ; Juno Valentine and the Magical Shoes and A is For Awesome by Eva chen; Alexander Hamilton, Revolutionary by Martha Brockenbrough; Andy Griffiths 13 Story Treehouse series; The Magical Unicorn Society; Blood: A Memoir from the Jonas Brothers. Walker Books. To be honest, with so many submissions from agents, plus manuscripts from existing authors and actually publishing books – there’s little to no time to actually go through what we used to fondly designate the 'slush pile'. Looking for: Hilarious, smart, and uniquely stand out voices; illustrated novels and graphic novels; anything that upends existing formats or expectations; debuts or established authors looking to break into something new. In historical fiction, I'm especially interested in stories that tell about people and places that you don't usually hear about in history class. Middle-grade novels (contemporary and speculative) with a commercial hook and literary feel; Contemporary YA sci-fi/fantasy that's fresh and unpredictable; YA coming-of-age stories that have both hijinks and heartbreak, but not necessarily in equal measure; Narrative and pop culture nonfiction. Submit via mail. Recent Titles: Moon! Works on: Picture books, middle grade fiction, young adult fiction. Until recently Tor UK followed the submission policy of Macmillan in that we didn't accept direct submissions. Macmillan Children's Publishing Group. Bonus points for skeletons, possums, and/or making me cry. Looking for: Middle grade and YA fiction of all stripes, with a particular love for fantasy, sci-fi, and speculative novels. My specific wish list includes a contemporary love story featuring QPOC teens (YA), an eerie, atmospheric story inspired by Latin American or Southeast Asian mythology (YA), a gentle coming of age about a queer young person (MG), and a novel about a young person grappling with mental health challenges (MG). We are the number one picture book imprint and are proud to publish best-selling and prize-winning authors and illustrators: Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler, Rod Campbell, Chris Riddell, Emily Gravett, Jill Murphy, Lane Smith and Margaret Wise-Brown. Recent Titles: Maker Comics, The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo by Drew Weing; Star Scouts by Mike Lawrence. The intended audience (including target age ranges) 2… Works on: Picture books, middle grade novels, young adult novels, occasional nonfiction and graphic novels. All our submissions come via literary agents. Submit your picture book, junior or middle-grade fiction, YA or children’s non-fiction book via the Children’s and YA Submissions portal by emailing: childrens.submissions@hachette.com.au Please include in your submission: 1. Merian C. Cooper's King Kong. : Video Game History from Pong and Pac-Man to Mario, Minecraft, and More by Dustin Hansen; Google It: A History of Google by Anna Crowley Redding; Ava in Code Land by Jess Hitchman and Gavin Cullen and illustrated by Leire Martin; and Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas. Annick Press. I also love non-fiction that offers a fresh perspective I acquire the occasional picture book or middle grade novel that catches my eye; I’m drawn to humor and timelessness in these genres. Adult: non-fiction, topical/current events. Macmillan publishes a broad range of award-winning books for children and adults in all categories and format. Rules: Include a cover letter describing submission & first 50 pages of MS. Also looking for humor, pop nonfiction, and unusual formats/approaches (puzzles, a game element, a digital component, and creative layouts). Picture books: preschool, biography, child milestones, humor, curriculum-inspired, author- Your submission will be read within three months and you will be contacted if successful. Joy Peskin Editorial Director. Looking for: Curates a specialized list featuring books with a strong voice and point of view. Children’s Book Characters, Macmillan Children's Publishing Group, Shape Mascots Inflatable. Imprint that accepts unsolicited manuscripts: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. With every project, I want something fresh, surprising, and unique—even unusual—in either theme, format, or scope. I’m delighted by outrageous comedy and books that make waves. Candy Jar Books, located in Cardiff, is an award-winning … for kids 0-14. ©2018 Macmillan Children's Publishing Group. Looking for: I love books about kids who are up against it yet forge ahead with humor and pluck. Recent Titles: