Canongate

Submissions Policy

submissions

Writing

If you have a work of fiction or non-fiction that you strongly believe would suit our list, please post a synopsis and three sample chapters, with some information about yourself, including contact details and why you have chosen to submit your work to Canongate, to:

Submissions
Canongate Books
14 High Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1TE

Please note:

  • We do not currently accept submissions of children's books, poetry or drama.
  • We are unable to accept submissions by fax, email or on disk
  • Due to the extremely high volume we receive, we are unable to respond to all submissions, though each one is considered carefully by our editorial department. 
  • If you have not heard from us within twelve weeks then we regret to say that your submission has not been successful.
  • Always keep a copy for yourself as we are unable to return work or enter into any correspondence about it.


All material submitted to Canongate is treated as confidential.


Illustrations and photography

If you have illustrations/photography you think might suit our list please send samples of your best work, with some information about yourself, including contact details and why you have chosen to submit your work to Canongate, to:

Art Submissions
Canongate Books
14 High Street
Edinburgh 
EH1 1TE

Or send web links and/or a selection of low resolution examples (2mb size limit) to helloart@canongate.co.uk

Please note:

  • Due to the extremely high volume we receive, we are unable to respond to all submissions, though each one is considered carefully by our art department. 
  • Always keep a copy for yourself as we are unable to return work or enter into any correspondence about it.

All material submitted to Canongate is treated as confidential.