Beacon Press: Submission Guidelines
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Submission Guidelines

Please note that we are not accepting hard-copy submissions; we will only accept email queries.

If you would like Beacon Press to consider your work, first familiarize yourself with our mission statement and our publications. Please note that we are not accepting submissions for new poetry, fiction, or self-help books at this time, and will not review, respond to, or return submissions of this type. Please also note that our publishing mission is currently general trade; some of our publications are trade books with an additional scholarly market, but we are not currently accepting submissions for purely academic projects.

If you believe your work would be a good fit for our list, please email a 250-word query describing your proposal to If we are interested in receiving a full proposal, we will email you within three weeks.

Beacon Press does not accept phone calls, faxes, or other inquiries regarding unsolicited submissions. Due to the large volume of unsolicited submissions we receive, we regret we cannot respond to all submissions.

Our mailing address is:

Editorial Department
Beacon Press
24 Farnsworth Street
Boston, MA 02210