Submissions

Peachtree is currently accepting unsolicited manuscripts and art submissions for publication consideration in the following categories:

  • Children’s fiction and nonfiction picture books
  • Early Reader fiction and nonfiction chapter books
  • Middle Grade fiction and nonfiction
  • Young Adult fiction and nonfiction

Peachtree does not publish the following genres:

  • Hard Science fiction
  • High Fantasy
  • Adult Romance
  • Westerns
  • Horror
  • Short stories
  • Plays
  • Memoirs
  • Business
  • New Adult fiction or nonfiction
  • Adult fiction or nonfiction
  • Scientific or technical references
  • Books intended specifically as textbooks 

DO NOT contact our office regarding the status of your submission. Please note that we receive approximately 20,000 submissions each year. We make every effort to review submissions in a timely manner, but the review process usually takes upwards of 6 – 9 months to complete, as we strive to give every manuscript the attention it deserves.

Artwork is not required for picture book manuscript submissions. You are free to include artwork with the understanding that Peachtree reserves the right to select the illustrator.  

DO NOT send original manuscripts or original illustrations. Send ONLY copies, as Peachtree is not responsible for the return or condition of submissions. 

Manuscript Submission Guidelines

Manuscript Submission Guidelines

What to include in your submission:

  • Copy of the full manuscript
  • Query letter
  • Author’s pertinent biographical information (social media handles, website, contact information, past publishing credentials, education, etc.)
  • Self-addressed stamped #10 (letter-sized) envelope for a response. If no self-addressed stamped envelope is included, you will not hear from us.
  • If you would like your materials returned, please send an appropriately sized envelope with adequate postage and note in your cover letter that you would like your manuscript to be returned. If there is not sufficient postage, the manuscript cannot be returned and will be recycled. Peachtree is not responsible for the return or condition of submissions. 

Note: Peachtree does not respond to or act on query letters where no manuscript is included.

Please direct your questions to: hello@peachtree-online.com

How to submit your manuscript:

All manuscripts must be sent by US Mail. Peachtree will not review any manuscript submissions via social media, fax, email, CD, or other digital method. Submissions should be addressed to:

Helen Harriss, Acquisitions Editor
Peachtree Publishers
1700 Chattahoochee Ave
Atlanta, GA 30318

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Illustration Sample Submission Guidelines

Illustration Sample Submission Guidelines

What to include in your submission:

  • 4 – 7 illustration samples which:
    • display your ability to depict subjects or characters in a consistent manner
    • portray a variety of subjects
    • display your abilities in various media, styles, or techniques
  • Illustrator’s pertinent biographical information (social media handles, website, contact information, past publishing credentials, education, etc.)

How to submit your illustration samples:

All samples must be sent by US Mail. Peachtree will not review any illustration samples via social media, fax, email, CD, or other digital method. Submissions should be addressed to:

Creative Director
Peachtree Publishers
1700 Chattahoochee Ave
Atlanta, GA 30318 

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