Interested in Publishing with Us?
The Brooklyn Writers Press is An Award Winning Hybrid Publisher
We welcome submissions from emerging writers in every genre.
Read our submission guidelines below to get started.
For some writers only a traditional publishing deal will do.
For others, self-publishing seems like a promising alternative.
The Brooklyn Writers Press Offers Another Alternative,
Our authors retain their intellectual property rights, release books that meet professional standards and earn higher royalties
Pursuing the traditional path means playing the waiting game and
hoping you get picked. Choosing the self-publishing path means
a short-time to market but too often a final product
that does not meet reader expectations.
Hybrid Publishing Leads To A Win-Win-Win for Writers,
Readers and Independent publishing
What We Publish
Contemporary fiction, coming of age, historical fiction, fantasy, legal thrillers, magical realism, mystery, romance, science fiction, suspense
Autobiography, memoir, biography, business books, cookbooks, health & wellness,
Art, essays, poetry, photography, short stories
Early Readers, Middle-grade, Young Adult
Our Hybrid Publishing Model
Writers today can choose between traditional, hybrid, vanity and self-publishing.
We offer the professional results of traditional publishing and the
creative and financial perks that come with self-publishing.
The Brooklyn Writers Press adheres to the Independent Book
Publishers Association's Code of Ethics & Professional Hybrid Publishing Standards
We offer an Author/Publisher partnership model based
on the Agile Project Management Methodology.
This means we focus on delivering the best support to authors
so we can deliver the highest quality books to readers.
There is more to meeting professional publishing standards
than producing excellent copy. Getting everything just right is
an iterative process that requires collaboration, constant
communication and patience.
Our authors receive one-on-one
support and professional guidance every step of the way.
Our Professional Affiliations
Frequently Asked Questions
Do you curate your titles?
Yes, we curate our titles. All submissions are reviewed by our in-house editor to help determine if a manuscript is ready for publication.
How does the Brooklyn Writers Press handle ISBNs?
All of our titles are assigned Brooklyn Writers Press ISBNs. Booksellers, libraries and other retailers rely on ISBNs for ordering, listing, selling and inventory control purposes. All books that meet professional industry standards must have an ISBN.
Do you publish to industry standards?
We work with a team of vetted industry professionals.
How do you manage production quality?
Meeting excellence in production requires time and patience. Production, like the editing phase of producing a manuscript is an iterative process. We use the Agile Project Management Methodology to manage and quality check every deliverable.
Do authors keep their intellectual property rights?
Yes, our authors retain their intellectual property rights. We do however assist with attaining and identifying a range of opportunities, including audiobook production and translations.
Do you distribute the books you publish?
All of our titles have access to global print and digital distribution. For titles that qualify, we offer national U.S. independent bookstore placement and distribution via our distribution partner.
Do you assist with book sales?
We assist authors with marketing and developing a strong author platform to increase the odds of strong sales. Books sales and marketing requires a joint effort, as authors today must be actively involved in marketing and selling their work. We help our authors identify free and affordable ways to continually market their author brand and their work.
What royalty splits do you offer?
Hybrid Publishing standards require that authors earn at the minimum 50% royalties.
90% of their net royalties for print books and
80% of their royalties for digital books
What is Hybrid Publishing?
Hybrid Publishing is a publishing alternative that offers writers the best of traditional publishing and self-publishing.
Our Submission Guidelines
Please format your manuscript before submitting.
Times New Roman, Times or Georgia
12 Point Font Size
Label your file with a title or working title