Pitch to please!
Now completed Manuscripts of selected genres can be submitted on selected days!
Conditions apply – please go to their websites and check submission guidelines.
Every Monday they will accept submissions between 10am and 4pm that are sent electronically and comply with the guidelines they set out. http://www.panmacmillan.com.au/manuscript_monday.asp
They are looking for:
Commercial fiction – women’s fiction, thriller, crime, historical, humour, paranormal, fantasy; a story can have romantic elements but romance will not be assessed
Literary fiction and non-fiction – novels, short stories, and narrative non-fiction only
Children’s books and young adult – junior and middle grade fiction, young adult fiction; we are not accepting picture book submissions
Commercial non-fiction – history, memoir, mind body spirit, travel, health, diet, biography
They do not publish scripts, plays, poetry, or romance and will not assess them. Academic submissions are not accepted during Manuscript Monday.
PLEASE CHECK PAN MACMILLAN WEBSITE FOR SUBMISSION QUIDELINES AND FOLLOW AS DIRECTED
ALLEN & UNWIN
(Adult writing only) – http://www.allenandunwin.com/default.aspx?page=462
- Adult fiction and non-fiction and illustrated book submissions
- All unsolicited adult fiction and non-fiction and illustrated book manuscript submissions must be sent electronically to The Friday Pitch.
Please note: Allen & Unwin UK and Murdoch Books UK cannot accept any unsolicited manuscripts, in either electronic or printed form. No material will be returned.
PLEASE CHECK ALLEN & UNWIN WEBSITE FOR SUBMISSION QUIDELINES AND FOLLOW AS DIRECTED
Kids Manuscript Submissions If you have a completed children’s manuscript that you feel will engage and excite young readers. Send a query email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
PLEASE CHECK RANDOM HOUSE WEBSITE FOR SUBMISSION QUIDELINES AND FOLLOW AS DIRECTED
ADULT PUBLISHING DIVISION
Penguin Group (Australia) has developed the Monthly Catch to read new work from Australian authors. For the first week of every month, they throw their doors open to unsolicited manuscripts. In this time period (the 1st to the 7th of every month); they accept submissions based on the guidelines below.
- Only accepting submissions electronically
- This is for Adult writing only
Attach your manuscript and a short synopsis (of no more than 300 words) as separate Word documents and send via email to email@example.com
PLEASE CHECK PENGUIN WEBSITE FOR SUBMISSION QUIDELINES AND FOLLOW AS DIRECTED