For your convenience,
we have prepared these submission guidelines. They explain both our
subject areas and the information we need to consider a manuscript for
Please review these
Guidelines carefully before submitting anything!
The Callahan Croft Publishing House is no longer accepting unsolicited manuscripts for
submission. If you are represented by a literary agent, please submit all
materials through their office. We do request your submission follow our
specific guidelines or it will not be considered. If you would like to
submit a book proposal or one page query letter, we will review but
do not guarantee a response.
Our guidelines are as follows:
We would prefer a
synopsis AND query to accompany your manuscript. In either case, we ask
you to observe some simple submission rules. In general:
We will review fiction
work only in the genres of sci-fi/fantasy, action/adventure,
inspirational/spiritual, experimental, humor/satire, or
fiction. We have also recently broadened our interest in poetry and
will review. We DO NOT publish horror, romance, gay/lesbian, short
stories, novellas or novelettes.
We will review
non-fiction work only in the form of autobiographical or biographical works
that hold an inspirational theme. We DO NOT publish self-help,
self-exploration or how-to books.
Please inform us if this is a
multiple submission, and include the number of current submissions.
must provide their company name, address, email address and phone number.
Include a #10 SASE
for all other responses.
We will respond to
manuscript submissions within 8 to 16 weeks.
We do not accept any
manuscript inquires or submissions via email or facsimile. Please be aware that
should we receive your manuscript in any manner other than our
submissions address listed below, without an acting agent, all materials will
be destroyed without notification. Should we begin our open submission program
in the future, we will indicate it here.
Under the guidelines above, submission manuscripts, queries and book
proposals may be sent to our mail distribution center at the following
The Callahan Croft Publishing House ATTN: Manuscript Submissions 818 S.W. Third AvenueSuite 311 Portland, Oregon 97204-2405
For proper and expeditious routing, be sure to include the Attention line in the address as indicated above. Thank you.