Abbeville Family publishes children's books, guides for parents, and family-oriented books. Abbeville Family is a division of Abbeville Press, an independent publisher founded in 1977.

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Abbeville Family Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

137 Varick Street
New York NY 10013

Phone: (212) 366-5585

Fax: (212) 366-6966

Submitting Your Work to Abbeville Family

Before submitting to Abbeville Family

The Market List recommends you verify the market is active and accepting submissions before sending your manuscript via regular mail. You may verify a market status by either visiting their website, calling their listed phone number, or comfirming via regular mail that the market is still active before sending them your work. To be sure your submission is appropriate for this market, we recommend you familiarize yourself with Abbeville Family by reading a sample issue before submitting.


If you have recently submitted to Abbeville Family or have experience with this market, please submit a comment below. Recent submission response times are always welcome and helpful to other writers.

From the Abbeville Family guidelines:

We are not accepting any unsolicited book proposals at this time. Our list is full for the next several seasons, but should we decide to expand our list in the future, we'll post a notice on this website advising that we are ready to review new projects. Meanwhile, we wish you success in placing your proposal with another publisher.

Submission Guidelines Details for Abbeville Family

Market Type:Children, Non-fiction

Contact: Cynthia Vance


Accepts: Children's picture books, family, parenting.

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