Earnshaw Books is actively seeking new manuscripts of all sorts, particularly historical fiction, Young Adult fiction, China-related topics, and Chinese language learning-related books and materials.
How can I submit my book to Earnshaw Books?
If you are an author who would like to submit directly to Earnshaw Books, please submit your submission letter and proposal or manuscript to firstname.lastname@example.org. We don’t have any specific requirements on the amount of material you submit, but complete manuscripts are preferred.
Please note: we only review digital queries and sample material. No physical submissions, please.
Commissioned book ideas
Are you interested in becoming the author of a book idea generated by Earnshaw Books?
We have a strong creative tradition of coming up with offbeat ideas and finding the right authors to execute them, which has led to some of the most successful books in our company’s history. If you’re interested in becoming the author of a book generated in this way, please provide samples according to the guidelines below. If we like your sample, we will reach out to you with details on how to audition for a specific book idea. Please include a brief cover letter telling us a little bit about yourself, previous writing experience or publications (if applicable), and the reason for your interest in the project.
Idea #1: Earnshaw Books is seeking writers to create books in aspects of China’s economy and society, including such topics as digital payments and e-commerce.
Idea #2: Earnshaw Books is seeking writers to write a fantasy novel series.
Idea #3: Earnshaw Books is seeking writers to write a Young Adult fiction series involving social media plots, preferably in the context of East Asia.