Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Just Us Books Announces Call for Manuscript Queries

Just Us Books, leading independent publisher of children’s books that celebrate Black history, culture and experiences, is accepting queries for picture books, chapter books (target ages 7-9) and middle reader titles (target ages 9-12).

What we are looking for:
  • Excellent writing  
  • Unique story ideas
  • Cultural authenticity 
  • Interesting characters 
  • Compelling, high-interest plot lines 
  • Fiction and nonfiction
We welcome queries from both agented and unagented authors.

To submit a manuscript for consideration, please send only the following:
  • A query letter pitching us your manuscript (please include your email address and list any previously published books)
  • A synopsis of your manuscript
  • 3-5 samples pages of your manuscript 
Submissions may be sent via mail or email:

Just Us Books
Submissions Dept.
P.O. Box 5306
East Orange, NJ 07019
email: Submissions (at) JustUsBooks.com
    For e-mail submissions, please include pitch, synopsis and sample pages in the body of the e-mail. Do not include attachments. All emails containing attachments will be deleted without being read.

    Complete submission guidelines are available here: https://justusbooks.com/pages/resource-center/submission-guidelines.html

    To learn more about Just Us Books visit our website: justusbooks.com

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