Tanglewood Press is a small, independent publisher of children's books.

Tanglewood Press



Tanglewood Press Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

P.O. Box 3009
Terre Haute IN 47803

Submitting Your Work to Tanglewood Press

Before submitting to Tanglewood Press

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 Tanglewood Press by reading a sample issue before submitting.


If you have recently submitted to Tanglewood Press 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 Tanglewood Press guidelines:

Tanglewood Press currently accepts unsolicited manuscripts, and we love nothing more than to discover an unpublished, talented author with a wonderful manuscript begging to be published, or a published author whose latest work has brilliance not recognized by other publishers. We pride ourselves in our author relationships and our support and promotion for the select titles that we publish-in fact, we promise nothing less than total devotion. That said, we receive hundreds and hundreds of manuscripts, out of which only a few are chosen.

We are looking for books that kids want to read, which are different than books that adults want children to read. In general, it seems that many people have the desire to write a book for children to relay a lesson in life that they want to share. We are not looking for those books. We are looking for great stories that kids will love.

Submission Guidelines Details for Tanglewood Press

Market Type:Children, middle grade, young adult

Contact: Kairi Hamlin, Acquisitions Editor

Email: khamlin@tanglewoodbooks.com

Accepts: Children's picture books, middle grade fiction, young adult fiction

Web Address: www.tanglewoodbooks.com

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