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Ingalls Publishing Group
197 New Market Center, Ste. 135
Boone, NC 28607
6451 Steeple Chase Lane,
Manassas VA 20111-2611
H. G. Smittenaar, publisher,
publishes 6 books / year; Submit proposal package with 1-3 chapters, word count and SASE
Editorial Board Intrigue Press
PO Box 102004 Denver, CO 80210
Publisher of mysteries, thrillers and suspense. We concentrate on cozies and international crime fiction. However, we are also interested in literary mysteries and children's mystery. Please look at our website and evaluate your writing in light of our publishing program. If you feel that Intrigue is a good match for your manuscript and you would like to make a submission, please follow our guidelines.
Jeanne M. Wise
PO Box 575,
Abington, MD 21009-0575
Kensington Publishing Corp.,
850 Third Ave., 16th Floor,
NEW YORK, NY 10022.
For fiction, send cover letter, first three chapters, and synopsis (no more than five pages). Note that we do not publish science fiction or fantasy.
We do not publish poetry.
For non-fiction, send cover letter/query, including the author’s qualifications and connections relevant to the book’s content and marketing, and summary or outline of book’s content.
All submissions should be double-spaced, paginated, cleanly printed and readable. Do not bind pages together.
If you need material returned, you must enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope large enough to hold the submission. If we may recycle your pages, you can receive a response by enclosing a letter-size, stamped, self-addressed envelope. MATERIAL WITHOUT RETURN POSTAGE WILL BE DISCARDED.
You may QUERY ONLY by e-mail. Do not attach manuscripts or proposals to e-mail queries. An editor will respond if he or she is interested in seeing your material based on your query.
SUBMIT TO ONE EDITOR ONLY. From the list of editors and their areas of interest, determine which editor would be best suited to or most interested in the type of book you are proposing. Address the submission to that editor’s attention.
ALLOW AT LEAST THREE MONTHS FOR RESPONSE. PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE KENSINGTON OFFICES.
IF YOU DO NOT HEAR BACK ON YOUR QUERY, IT MEANS THAT WE ARE NOT INTERESTED IN SEEING YOUR MANUSCRIPT.
Allen Knoll Publishers
200 West Victoria Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3627
Le Gesse Stevens Publishing,
3333 Midway Drive, Unit 102,
San Diego CA 92110.
Barry Lomax, editor