Gill Books is one of Ireland’s leading publishers of content in terms of both the Primary and Secondary schools market, but they also publish nonfiction for adults. They accept proposals for adult nonfiction and children’s books.
They are a division of Gill Education and based out of Dublin. This publisher has excellent distribution within Ireland and focuses on books with Irish interests in mind, although they also publish books outside of that scope. They have a committed marketing team and editorial staff.
To get a good feel for what they are currently publishing, please visit their catalog here. Do not submit unless you feel like your book fits with what they have published before.
How to Submit to Gill Books
They ask that all proposals include the following components:
- A descriptive outline or synopsis of the work highlighting any unique features (not more than 500 words)
- A table of contents or chapter outline
- Two sample chapters
- A brief author’s biography, with reference to your qualifications for writing the book and the connection to your potential audience
- Phone and email contact information
Proposals are preferably submitted by email but can also be sent by post. They try to respond to all submissions within three months.
To learn more or to submit, please visit their website here.
Good luck to all of you who choose to submit. I’ve got my fingers crossed for you.
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