We welcome submissions from authors. Provided your work is of sufficiently high merit, then we will be pleased to look at a synopsis and sample chapters for fiction genres. Our editorial department will then decide whether or not to take it further.
Only work submitted according to our guidelines will be read.
Our books are published in paperback, hardback and e-book format. We also produce audio books.
GENRES WE PUBLISH
- Contemporary fiction
- Crime and mystery
- Thriller / suspense
- Police procedural
- Horror and ghost stories
- Science fiction/fantasy
- Myth and legend
- Historical fiction
- Religious and spiritual fiction
We require: a synopsis about 200 words and two sample chapters or first 50 pages.
- Commemorative books
- Textbooks – primary, secondary and tertiary levels
- Business and Management
- Lifestyle, Sport and Leisure
ADVICE FOR AUTHORS OF NONFICTION
Tell us your reasons for preparing this book – special qualifications or experience, perhaps.
Outline - A detailed outline of the book should be prepared, along with a List of Contents.
Outstanding Features - Briefly explain what you consider to be the outstanding, distinctive, or unique features of the work.
Will the book include photographs, line drawings, appendices, graphs, etc.?
If the book is a text, do you plan to provide supplementary material to accompany it? (Teacher's manual, workbook, or other material.)
Mention existing books in this field and discuss specifically their strengths and weaknesses. Spell out how your book will be similar to, as well as different from, competing works.
Explain how your book fills a gap in the market.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION AND CHILDREN
All genres that appeal to the YA market will be considered. This may be fiction or nonfiction. Submit in the same way as books for adults.
HOW TO SUBMIT
All submissions should be sent using our online submission form on the Emma Stern website.
You may also submit through an e-mail.
If necessary, postal submissions are accepted.
Emma Stern Publishing
107 Fleet Street
London EC4 2AB
We do not accept submissions by hand.