Please remember that submissions are accepted via email only. Because all queries and submissions are tracked (in case a response needs to be resent), no queries by snail mail, phone, in person, or through social media, including Facebook and Twitter.
How to submit your email query:
Open a new email and address it to FoundItemPublishing@gmail.com
In the subject line, write QUERY and the title of your project. This will help ensure that your query isn’t accidentally deleted or caught in our spam filter.
In the body of your email, include a one-page query letter about your projectfollowed by the first ten pages of your manuscript. If it is a children's book, you can include full manuscript and illustrations, if you have them. If you do not have an illustrator for your children's book, just say so in the email. We can help with that.
No attachments please! Because of virus concerns, emails with attachments are deleted unread.
We look for a good story well told. How you tell that story doesn’t need to fit in a neat little category. For those looking for more specifics, the below might be helpful:
Children's Books, Young-adult and upper-level middle-grade novels in all subgenres
Big crossover novels with one foot squarely in genre (Wool, The Night Circus, Gone Girl)
Literary commercial novels (Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand, The Art of Racing in the Rain)
Upmarket women’s fiction AND Memoir
(Wild, My Sister’s Keeper, Still Alice, The Still Point of the Turning World, Marrying George Clooney)
Single-title romance (Ravishing The Heiress, The Ugly Duchess, The Heir, Cricket Creek)
Lead title or hardcover science fiction and fantasy (Soulless, Game of Thrones, Old Man’s War)
Please remember that I do not look at submissions for nonfiction, poetry, or material for the Christian/inspirational market. We hope to expand our staff to accept submissions for these markets, but currently do not.
823 Undrelu is the children's imprint of Found Item Publishing. We are currently accepting submissions for both. See guidelines below.
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