Basic Books submission guidelines and market information

Basic Books



Basic Books Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

Perseus Books
387 Park Ave. S.
12th Floor
New York NY 10016

Phone: (212)340-8100


Submitting Your Work to Basic Books

Before submitting to Basic Books

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 Basic Books by reading at least one of their titles before submitting.

If you have recently submitted to Basic Books 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 Basic Books guidelines:


Submission Guidelines Details for Basic Books

Market Type: Book

Accepts: Biography

Web Address: