Abrams Books for Young Readers, established in 1999, publishes books for children from preschool through middle grade.

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Abrams Books for Young Readers Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

115 West 18th Street
New York NY 10011

Submitting Your Work to Abrams Books for Young Readers

Before submitting to Abrams Books for Young Readers

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 Abrams Books for Young Readers by reading a sample issue before submitting.


If you have recently submitted to Abrams Books for Young Readers 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 Abrams Books for Young Readers guidelines:

Due to the large volume received, Abrams Books for Young Readers and Amulet Books cannot accept unsolicited works of fiction (picture books, novels, or related formats).

We do accept nonfiction manuscripts. For nonfiction picture books (manuscripts of 20 pages or less), please submit the entire manuscript for review. For longer works, please submit a table of contents, sample chapter, and synopsis (chapter by chapter). If other books already exist on the subject, provide the title, author, publisher and year of copyright (or publication) for these competing books and explain how your work differs.

Submission Guidelines Details for Abrams Books for Young Readers

Market Type: Book

Accepts: Juvenile non-fiction

Web Address: www.ambramsbooks.com

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  • Bershanned Wilson
    Bershanned Wilson Hello, my name is Bershanned Wilson. I am intrested in publishing through your company.What would I have to do, to submit some of my work?
    November 17, 2012