Posted by: Kathy Temean | December 15, 2014

Scarletta Press Submissions

ScarlettaLogo380SCARLETTA PRESS accepts submissions ONLY during their reading period (September 1 to June 1).

SUBMISSIONS ARE CURRENTLY OPEN.

They use Submittable.

While they seek to publish new voices missing from the literary world, they also want to make sure your manuscript will fit their genre community. The books they choose to publish are intellectually stimulating, adding relevant knowledge to readers’ minds. Their Junior Readers and Kids imprints focus on literature and picture books with educational twists, exciting illustrations, and engaging plots.

Genres they focus on include:

  • Children’s Fiction
  • Middle-grade Fiction
  • Educational Fiction/Nonfiction
  • Picture Books

They do not publish plays, screenplays, short story collections, or poetry.

With your cover letter, please submit a synopsis of your book and one or two chapters, no more than 30 pages. They accept both agented and unagented manuscripts.

Illustrators: Don’t forget that picture book publishers need you, too.

You may submit electronic submissions through Submittable. If you are including images–no more than one total file–please make sure to save and upload them in a .pdf format.

You may send your hard copy submission to:
Editor
Scarletta
1201 Currie Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE) with any hard copy submissions to receive our response.

Special Instructions from Scarletta Publishers
*Please do not send submissions directly to any of our staff members.
**Note that due to the number of submissions we receive, we do not have the ability to notify authors of having received their submissions. While we understand that you may be anxiously awaiting a response to your submission, we ask that you do not send your manuscript more than once or send multiple inquiries about your submission’s status.

Talk tomorrow,

Kathy


Responses

  1. Reblogged this on Sally Ember, Ed.D. and commented:
    MG, Picture Book and other #authors, opp here.

  2. Thanks; sharing!

  3. I’ve just written my first book and am almost through editing. Hold on! I can and wanna make it!

  4. Is there any way I can find out the status of a book I sent you (Toddle Tales) some months ago?

    • Ralph,

      You will have to contact the publisher. I was just telling you about them.

      Good luck,

      Kathy

      • Thanks, but I wasn’t sure how to contact them, as I submitted through Submittable and don’t have their e-mail address (can’t seem to find it on their site).


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