Submissions

General Information

Paper Airplane Publishing is generally interested in:

Call for Submissions

We are looking for…

Innovative and well-crafted, high-quality works by new and established authors. Additionally, we are interested in authors who have strong platforms and are able to connect with their audiences via direct engagement, whether by email newsletter, blog, podcast, face-to-face interactions (talks, readings, performances, etc.), or social media.

We are not looking for…

Unsolicited submissions in the following categories: genre fiction (romance, erotica, science fiction, horror, true crime, mystery, etc.), cookbooks, how-to books, self-help books, memoirs, autobiographies, political manifestos, or philosophical diatribes. Please DO NOT send self-published or previously published manuscripts.

Submission Guidelines

Send us the following in one document.

– Synopsis

– Word count (of complete manuscript)

– Genre and target audience

– Author’s bio and contact details

– 5-10 pages

– *Platform: Discuss your author platform, its scope, and ways in which you expect to reach potential reviewers and readers. Please provide links to your website, blog, podcast, social media, etc. Also include details if you have access to special markets, audiences, or promotional opportunities for your book.

*Optional, but including author platform info in your cover letter may give your manuscript an advantage over other, comparable manuscripts.

Simultaneous submissions to other publishers are permissible. However, do not send us a mass forward that you are submitting to multiple publishers at once; your manuscript will be rejected. If other publishers are also considering your work, then please let us know. Do not submit more than one manuscript at a time unless we have solicited your work.

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What to Expect

Once your submission is received, we will assess content, subject matter, and suitability under our imprint.

If we consider the work to be appropriate for our list, we will put forward an offer of publication, either under a traditional contract or a shared cost inclusive (hybrid) contract.