We publish science fiction and fantasy novels. We do not want short stories, short story collections, novellas, or poetry. The average length
of the novels we publish varies but is almost never less than 80,000 words.
Send us the entire manuscript with a cover letter, not three chapters and a query letter. We do not accept electronic submissions of any kind.
Do not submit handwritten material. Manuscripts must be letter-quality computer generated. Clear photocopies are acceptable. The manuscript
should be on 8 1/2" x 11" good white paper, double-spaced, with at least 1" wide margins all around. Please use only one side of the page,
number your pages consecutively, and put the title of your novel at the top of each page. Manuscripts should always be unbound.
Very important: Please type your name, address and phone number in the upper right hand corner of the first page of your manuscript. Right
under this, please put the length of your manuscript in number of words.
You are entitled to Media Mail rates for literary manuscripts-ask at your local post office.
We publish first novels if they are of professional quality. A literary agent is not required for submission. We will not consider manuscripts
that are currently on submission to another publisher unless prior arrangements have been made with a literary agent.
Please enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your submission for our correspondence. We ask that you only send us disposable copies
of your manuscript, which will be recycled in the event they are not found suitable for publication. We regret that we are no longer able to
return submitted manuscript copies, as the process resulted in too many difficulties with the postal service and unnecessary expense for the
It may require up to three months or more for our editors to review a submission and come to a decision. If you want to be sure we have received
your manuscript, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard that we will return when your manuscript is logged in.
It is not necessary for you to register or copyright your work before publicationit is protected by law as long as it has not been
published. When published, we will copyright the book in the author's name and register that copyright with the Library of Congress.
Please send manuscripts to:
375 Hudson St
New York, NY 10014