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Balcony Press is always interested in new manuscripts on art, architecture and design topics. Books that take a historical or cultural slant, as opposed to technical, biographical or how-to.

Contact Balcony Press

Submit Your Proposal

Proposals may be submitted via email or by mail.

If you are planning to submit an idea for a photography book please be sure there is a strong cohesive idea, that is unique, and that you have a qualified writer lined up to prepare accompanying text.

Proposals should include the following

  • Book title and brief summary of the book’s content.
  • Proposed length of manuscript and approximate quantity of illustrations, photos, etc.
  • Description of the audience for the book and any ideas you have for promoting it.
  • What is unusual about the book? What is the competition?
  • Author biography or resumé.
  • Suggested table of contents.
  • Sample chapter and introduction.
  • SASE for anything you want returned –– MANDATORY.

In general

  • Authors are responsible for providing all photos, illustrations, and permissions to be used in the book.
  • No royalty advances or expenses are offered.
  • Royalties are 10% of net revenues from book sales.
  • Proposals will be responded to within 1 month.
  • Full manuscript will be responded to in 3 months.
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Orders can be placed online or by calling Balcony Press directly.