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Ibis Books is accepting completed, original manuscripts

Submissions should be via e-mail and should follow the guidelines below.

Once you have reviewed the guidelines, send your submission to


What kind of story to submit

Ibis Books is especially interested in adult fiction that falls into the following genres: thriller, suspense, mystery, action&adventure, and literary. Sci-fi and fantasy will also be considered.

Ibis Books also specifically welcomes memoirs, plays/dramatic literature, and non-fiction manuscripts that focus on the how and why of the theatrical arts.

Please note that we currently are not accepting manuscripts in the following areas: cookbooks, technical manuals, or romance.

Your email should include:

  • Author’s name, complete contact information, and pen name (if applicable)
  • A brief (100 words max) Author biography.
  • The manuscript’s title, genre, and word count.
  • Any ideas on the role of the Author in promoting and marketing the book.

Attached to the e-mail as either a Word doc or pdf should be the following:

  • A synopsis of 750 words or fewer.
  • The first 30 pages of the manuscript.

The review process

The review process takes approximately 90 days.

You will receive a response within 30 days of receipt of the initial submission.

Do not contact Ibis Books during the review process.

Submissions not conforming to these guidelines will not be considered for publication.


Ibis Books operates under a profit-sharing model. There is no advance offered.

Therefore there will be no need for a book to “earn out” before the Author becomes entitled to royalties.

Ibis Books and the Author will split profits 50-50 from the first copy sold.

Should Ibis Books decide to publish the Manuscript, the Author will receive a contract outlining the entire publishing agreement.


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