How do I submit a book proposal to Harvard University Press?

How Should a Proposal Be Submitted? Please note that Harvard University Press discourages cold calls. Email is the best method of submission to ensure that your proposal is reviewed in a timely manner. Please send all proposals by email to [email protected] (Attention: Editorial).

How do I submit to a university press?

Go to the Association of American University Presses website for lists and links to the online homes of more than 130 AAUP member publishers. Then, browse those sites to see which presses consider books in your genre. University presses will often ask that you initially mail a printout of your book proposal.

Where is Harvard University Press printed?

The main offices of Harvard University Press can be found in Kittredge Hall, located at 79 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA.

How many books does Harvard University Press publish a year?

Now and then, an actual bestseller slips onto the list, bringing a change of pace and elation to the Press staff. The first of these was Amy Kelly’s Eleanor of Aquitaine and the Four Kings, 1950. In its centenary year, as in recent years, the Press will publish about 180 books, not counting paperback reprints.

What do editors look for in a manuscript?

What are these ‘little things’ that editors look for? The format, novelty of research subject, brevity, language, clarity, message and quality of presentation do matter for the editors. At submission, the editors consider the relevance of the manuscript for the journal and send it to the appropriate reviewers.

Which country is Harvard University Press?

The press maintains offices in Cambridge, Massachusetts near Harvard Square, and in London, England.

How do you format a manuscript?

Manuscript Formatting Guidelines

  1. Use 12-point type.
  2. Use a serif font; the most common choice is Times Roman.
  3. Double space your manuscript.
  4. No extra space between paragraphs.
  5. Only one space between sentences.
  6. Indent each paragraph half an inch (setting a tab, not using several spaces)

How do you format a manuscript for an agent?

Format Your Manuscript Professionally:

  1. Use double or 1.5 line spacing.
  2. Use a standard font.
  3. Make sure to use font size 12.
  4. Use standard margins.
  5. Chapter breaks should be marked by page breaks.
  6. Insert page numbers.
  7. Indent paragraphs.
  8. Don’t overuse the ellipsis… Or, exclamation marks!

How do I submit my proposal to the Harvard Hup?

Please send all proposals by email to [email protected] (Attention: Editorial). You should expect an answer within three to four weeks. If you choose to send your proposal by U.S. mail or courier please be advised that we are not responsible for lost packages and we do not return unsolicited manuscripts or proposals.

What is Harvard University Press known for?

Harvard University Press publishes thoughtful books for both scholars and educated general readers in history, philosophy, literature, classics, religion, law, economics, public policy, physical and life sciences, technology, history of science, behavioral sciences, and education, along with reference works in a wide range of fields.

How do I find acceptance rates of manuscript submissions?

Another way to find acceptance rates is to look for the journal’s annual editor’s report,which provides details on the number of manuscript submissions and the journal’s editorial process.

What kind of books does Hup publish?

All HUP books are published in English, with translation rights licensed to publishers in other countries. We do not publish original fiction, original poetry, religious inspiration or revelation, cookbooks, guidebooks, children’s books, art and photography books, Festschriften, conference volumes, unrevised dissertations, or autobiographies.