She is the cofounder of scoop magazine for children. A publisher of fine books and pocket book editions, peter pauper press accepts manuscript submissions meeting all listed guidelines. Odedina bought world rights to gribblebobs book of unpleasant. Sarah odedina, an editoratlarge for pushkin childrens books in the uk, and deborah ahenkorah, founder of golden baobab and publisher at african bureau stories in ghana, first met at a conference in singapore, and then again at. Pushkin childrens books has announced its second open submission initiative, following on from the success of the first round last year, which led to the acquisition of ya title the collective. She also teaches creative writing focusing on books for young readers. Susie has been a teacher, a tourguide, a typist, a workshop facilitator, a pa and a painter. Our literary agent lists have information about both new and established. In the case of childrens books, our particular interest is fiction for the 6 to 12 age range with an educational slant. Olympia publishers consider submissions from a wide range of genres, both fiction and nonfiction.
Children s books if you are interested in submitting a children s book proposal to us, please bear in mind that we currently publish for children ages 08 in the categories of. Bebop books imprint of lee and low books lee and low is a quality childrens book publisher that specializes in multicultural themes. Through our books, we aim to teach children or teens strategies coping techniques, articulation, and working through feelings to deal with. We welcome submissions from both new and previously published authors. Books for january to june deadline is may 31 publication dates january 2019 may 2020. She formerly wrote and directed tv programmes for children at the bbc and channel 4, for which she won a bafta award.
This new little golden book is about princess mulan, star of the disney classic mulan just in time for the live. Translator ginny tapley takemori will discuss two childrens books she translated from japanese into english, both of which are due out from pushkin childrens books this year. Pushkin press is open for childrens book submissions for. Our books represent exciting, highquality writing from around the world. Sarah has edited and published renowned authors such as neil gaiman, louis sachar and celia rees. The whale that fell in love with a submarine by akiyuki nosaka and the secret of the blue glass by tomiko inui. Pushkin press was founded in 1997, and publishes novels, essays, memoirs, childrens bookseverything from timeless classics to the urgent and contemporary. Penguin random house ireland the childrens division of penguin is accepting unsolicited manuscripts in all areas of childrens fiction and nonfiction apart from picture books.
Manuscript submission guidelines, pocket book publisher. Sarah odedina, the new commissioning editor at pushkin childrens, is looking to build the childrens list through a new open submissions initiative. Childrens publishers accepting unsolicited manuscripts lou. Hanover publisher services, a small press distribution unit run by steerforth press, is adding ukbased publisher pushkin press as a distribution client via random house publisher services. Published by pushkin childrens, an imprint of pushkin press.
As publisher of penguin classics and modern classics for more than eight years, i became increasingly passionate about translation and wanted to publish not just classics in translation, but contemporary books and childrens books, as well as fiction and nonfiction for adults. For example, you can use the list to find literary agencies and publishing agents in nyc, literary agencies and book agents in california, and more. Strident books published under the strident imprint. Susie bower peters fraser and dunlop pfd literary agents.
Childrens books if you are interested in submitting a childrens book proposal to us, please bear in mind that we currently publish for children ages 08 in the categories of. Phaidon cannot assume responsibility for any submissions sent by mail. Pushkin children s books is repeating its open submission initiative, for middlegrade books, on 8 january for one day only from 00. List of literary agents 20202021 book agents looking.
Pushkin press is open for childrens book submissions for one. Books for july to december deadline is december publication dates june 2019 november 2020. The fifth book in the series the bear and the paving stone by toshiyuki horie isbn 9781782274377 will be out on 25. You can submit more than one story per reading period, but each will need to be sent to us on its own. Published by pushkin children s, an imprint of pushkin press. Visit our early reader website or to find out about submissions, then please visit. List of literary agents 20202021 use our free lists of book agents in our literary agencies database for all book agents near me searches. Founded in 1968, st vladimirs seminary press is the largest and most active publisher of orthodox christian books in the english language. You can submit more than one story per reading period, but each will need to be. Whether its controversial or explicit, childish or colourful, our editorial team will undertake a.
A paragraph introducing the authordesigner, including. Qualifications for writing a book on the proposed subject. Sarah is now editoratlarge for pushkin press commissioning titles for the childrens and ya list. Pushkin childrens signs two after opening submissions the. Currently we do not consider previously selfpublished works. New publishing outfit accord literary is looking for submissions of childrens fiction from african writers. Sep 06, 2019 as publisher of penguin classics and modern classics for more than eight years, i became increasingly passionate about translation and wanted to publish not just classics in translation, but contemporary books and childrens books, as well as fiction and nonfiction for adults. A wide range of childrens fiction, reallife narrative, picture books, and young adult novels. Tan shortlisted for 2020 kate greenaway medal books. Pushkin press, a uk publisher, was founded in 1997, and publishes novels, essays, memoirs, childrens bookseverything from timeless classics to the urgent and contemporary. Peter pauper press offers a wide array of specialty gifts, books, boxed stationery sets, writing journals, kids activity books, daily planners and desk calendars. No alibis press is a small publishing company with a big shouty attitude. Pushkin childrens to rerun open submission day the.
We are especially proud of our in a nutshell series of retold irish myths and legends and its recent offshoot series heroes. Submissions sought for african childrens fiction from. Childrens book publishers in uk the school reading list. Book proposals must contain, at minimum, the items listed below. Pushkin press the american literary translators association. Publishers form partnership to promote african childrens. When complete, email your submission to the appropriate submission email address above.
Nov 01, 2017 pushkin childrens books has announced its second open submission initiative, following on from the success of the first round last year, which led to the acquisition of ya title the collective. Accord literary is a partnership formed by deborah ahenkorah and sarah odedina to mentor, develop and encourage writers based in africa writing books for young readers. Sarah, who has been an editor and publisher at oneworld, hot key books and. We do not accept submissions of poetry, science fiction, childrens fiction for under 12s, short story compilations or nonfiction other than life stories with an unusual twist. They prefer email submissions, and ask for a short covering email with a word attachment which should be one document containing the cover letter again, short. Sarah odedina has worked at penguin books, orchard books, bloomsbury and was instrumental in establishing hot key books before joining pushkin press to build their childrens list. Librario books published by librario, now an imprint of strident publishing. Sarah travels around the world giving talks and hosting workshops about publishing and childrens literature. She does not acquire memoir or personal essay collections. All fiction submissions must pass the bechdel test.
Jul 21, 2010 penguin random house ireland the childrens division of penguin is accepting unsolicited manuscripts in all areas of childrens fiction and nonfiction apart from picture books. Childrens publishers accepting unsolicited manuscripts. The submissions must be for middlegrade readers aged from eight to 12. To submit your book, please email the following submission information to.
She also selectively acquires cookbooks and craft books with a pop culture spin. One of their editorsatlarge, sarah odedina, is opening up her email for childrens books submissions for one day, monday, january 8th. It was this passion that led me to take over pushkin press. Clockwise press publishes middle grade, young adult, and childrens books with a focus on diversity and global themes. I couldnt find what they define as childrens books but. Latest updates pushkin childrens triumphs at auction with two book deal for daisy may johnson. In the meantime, you can still find out more about maverick books from our early reader website. The book will be published by pushkin childrens books in 2019. Pushkin childrens to rerun open submission day the bookseller.
As an imprint of the american psychological association, mp publishes childrens books with strong psychological underpinnings and practical selfhelp within the context of an engaging story. Dkw are thrilled to announce that sarah odedina at pushkin childrens books has bought uk and commonwealth rights at auction to two novels by debut author daisy may johnson from bryony. In nonfiction, she loves anything to do with celebrity, movie, and tv culture, as well as humorous selfcare and lifestyle books with a fresh twist. Pushkin childrens books is repeating its open submission initiative, for middlegrade books, on 8 january for one day only from 00. Remember to include a signed submission agreement with your proposal. Peter pauper press offers a wide array of specialty gifts, books, boxed stationery sets, writing journals. Both titles explore sobering themes of war, suffering. Pushkin children s has previously only published books that have been released elsewhere in the world. But they also publish coloring books and childrens books that have a storyline that teach an important lesson or interesting topic. Hay house uk is not able to consider unsolicited i.
Pushkin childrens signs two after opening submissions. Founded in 1968, st vladimir s seminary press is the largest and most active publisher of orthodox christian books in the english language. Jun 26, 2017 but they also publish coloring books and childrens books that have a storyline that teach an important lesson or interesting topic. There is no minimum, but please keep your submissions under 3,000 words. Very strong on illustrated fiction for younger children. The first open submission, in june 2016, was huge success, which led to the signing of the collective, with pushkin acquiring world rights from the author. May 29, 2018 sarah odedina, editoratlarge at pushkin childrens, has acquired two manuscripts after the latest round of open submissions. Olida books published by olida, now an imprint of strident publishing. Submissions sought for african childrens fiction from accord. Please do not post previously selfpublished novel to us, these will be discarded without being read and. As an independent press were relatively new on the scene, but for some time now weve been quietly incubating among the shelves of no alibis bookstore where david torrans and his team have been selling books for more than twenty years.411 1379 190 1000 91 580 701 1439 1161 303 620 1118 551 940 341 1238 342 806 1388 593 522 875 1261 1503 1071 713 708 1473 1122 720 349 282 1385 1389 1466 1388 526 1473 763 820