Arcade Publishing

We are open to receiving submissions for proposed books in the following categories:
  • Adventure and Travel
  • Fiction
  • History
  • Literary Nonfiction
  • Military History
  • Business
  • Memoir
  • Arts
  • Nature and Science
  • Food and Wine
  • Current Events
Before submitting a proposal, we suggest you click around our site and take a look at the kinds of books we've published. This will help you gain an idea of what we're looking for.

Your Proposal

A strong book proposal consists of:
  1. A brief query (cover) letter
  2. A one-to-two page synopsis
  3. An annotated chapter outline
  4. Market analysis, including competitive research
  5. A sample chapter or two
  6. Your curriculum vitae (bio) including a list of all previous publishing credits
If we are interested in seeing more than the first 50 pages, we will contact you and request the balance of the manuscript. Therefore, please refrain from submitting unfinished novels.

Submitting Your Proposal

Send all submissions to: "arcadesubmissions at skyhorsepublishing dot com". If we are interested, we will get back to you within 4-6 weeks. Unfortunately, due to the volume of queries, we will not be able to respond to everyone.
Please do not mail hard copies or originals unless requested.


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