Thank you for your interest in American Academic Press. American Academic Press is always
looking for great new books and great new papers, and we welcome your submission.
Of course, we must be selective; our company and our clients enjoy success in large
part due to our excellent reputation. We carefully review every submission and will
contact you with the results of our evaluation. Following are our editorial guidelines.
If you determine that your proposal or manuscript meets our criteria and want us
to publish your book, we welcome your submission.
Titles are written at an adult-minimum high school-level.
Copy is written in a helpful, practical, how-to, often step-by-step-style.
Subjects are current, not faddish or trendy; style is not highly technical.
Titles include directories, listings, web sites, and references as appropriate.
Authors must be proficient at communicating in writing.
Authors must have strong credentials to write on their topic.
Authors should have some experience with publicity, such as speaking to groups and/or
interviewing with broadcast or print media.
How to Submit Book Proposals
1. We prefer completed manuscripts.
2. We will also consider a proposal. For us to properly evaluate your proposal and
its potential, please include:
Complete, detailed outline/table of contents of proposed book, with well-defined
subject—what distinguishes your book from the thousands of other books published
Estimated length of book and approximate manuscript delivery date. Resources to
be used. At least two complete sample chapters and an introduction/thesis.
3. In addition, please submit the following:
Author information/biography/credentials in light of the subject matter: Why are
you the perfect person to write this book?
Manuscript Submission Tips
1．The following is the short version of the manuscript submission guidelines for
the impatient author.
Mail a disposable copy of your manuscript. Your manuscript will not be mailed back.
Enclose a summary of your work.
Enclose a marketing plan.
Please try hard to sell your work to us!
2．Here is some additional information for the patient authors.
Please remember that we receive more than 40 manuscripts and 60 written inquiries
Describe why you are submitting your manuscript to us and why we should consider
Your book proposal should have a header with your name, e-mail, and telephone number.
Pages do get mixed with other proposals.
In the book proposal include the following information
Include a brief description of your work and overall objective. Describe exactly
what the project will be about. What is your audience? In other words: what is the
market? This is a very important part of your book proposal so please be specific.
Address why there is a need for the proposed project. What are the reasons for us
to consider this publication?
Indicate those audiences (e.g., children, teenagers, spiritual, academic/research,
graduate students, professionals and so on) that need this material. Be as specific
List those groups with an occasional need for this material.
Please list in order of importance the professional societies and organizations
and professional or trade publications whose respective members or readers would
be the most likely subscribers to the proposed publications.
Attach a table of contents showing the coverage you propose. Indicate chapters and
subdivisions within chapters, as well as special materials to be included in the
appendixes. If your proposed publication is a periodical, list a few sample article
titles and columns or departments to be featured.
Frequency of Updates
If your proposed publication is a journal or other type of periodical, how frequently
will it be issued?
How many manuscript pages (typewritten, letter-size, double-spaced) do you anticipate
to fully cover your topic? How many pages will the appendixes be?
How many pages per issue?
Please provide a description of platform and interface.
Please provide your best estimate for completing and delivering the final manuscript.
Please provide your curriculum vitae.
If there will be authors preparing other portions of the publication, provide their
names and a brief bio.
If available, please enclose a sample chapter. If you have published other articles
and books, attach a list of those materials.
What publications compete with or are similar to the one you propose? What are their
weaknesses and strengths? In what ways will your publication be superior? Provide
as much data on competitive products as possible (publisher, date written, price,
page length, etc.).
Please mail us a disposable manuscript!
Download the submission form
Download the submission form:
and fill to email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Once you've submitted your manuscript or proposal, you should receive some word
from us -pro or con - usually within one to four weeks. Please DO NOT call us; if
we're interested, we'll track you down. Should we decide to publish your book, we
will contact you regarding contract terms.
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