Cornerstone Publications consider submissions from a wide range sources and categories.  All you need to do is send across the full manuscript of your work.

If you haven’t yet finished the work but would like to know if it would be something we are interested in before completing then you are also welcome to send samples of the manuscript to us.

What to include in your submission

Covering letter: Your covering letter should include:

  • Your full name (and pseudonym if applicable)
  • Your postal address, telephone number, and email address (if you have one)
  • Any details of past writing experience
  • An estimated word count for your complete manuscript

Synopsis and manuscript

A synopsis is a brief overview, which can vary in length depending on the nature of your book, but generally it should not exceed 500 words. You will also need to include a copy of your full manuscript.

Here are your options:


Please send your submission to:

Cornerstone Publications
Submissions Department
5 Chancery Lane 
 London WC2A 1LG  UK


The fastest and easiest way to send us your submission. Please fill in and upload all relevant information in the form below. You will receive an email notification once your submission is received by our editorial team.


Please send your submission
to the email address below:

Send your manuscript file as an email attachment,
using ‘New Submission’ as a subject heading.


You can submit your work using the online submission form below. This is our preferred method and can speed up the review process. At the submission stage we require a copy of your full manuscript as a single file. You will need to have it ready to upload before filling in this form.

Please, use this form for new submissions only. If you have been in contact with one of our editors already, please, email them directly.

Author details

Book details
If you do not yet have a title for your work, please put in Untitled. Please do not include any apostrophes.
We only require the most general category, e.g. fiction, non-fiction, poetry, short stories, etc.
Please write a synopsis here including details of any potentially important aspects of your manuscript.
Please include any relevant experience, including if you have work that was published. Please, let us know the pen name you would like to use if any.
Please upload a copy of your manuscript.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf pdf doc docx odt.
Neither your work nor your details will be shared with any third part without your explicit consent. We emphatically do not discriminate based on any factors when communicating or evaluating the submissions.
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