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Modern Marigold Books proudly supports debut authors.

We are committed to publishing diverse stories and bringing unique life experiences to children's literature.

We are currently seeking:

  • children's picture books ages 3-8

  • Early reader chapter books ages 6-9

Please carefully review and follow the below submission guidelines and process.


Email your complete manuscript to

  • Subject line: "SUBMISSION [Author Name]"

  • Manuscripts must be attached as a PDF file

  • Manuscripts must be double spaced and include the author's name and tentative title

In the body of your email, please include:

  • A brief description of your manuscript and targeted age range

  • What is YOUR story? Include a brief bio, what inspired you to write this story and any other relevant information

  • Why is it important for children to read your story and how does your story fill a gap in children's literature?

  • Why do you think Modern Marigold Books would be a good fit as a publisher for your story?

Please note:

  • Manuscripts recieved outside of the submission period will not be considered.

  • Submissions that do not follow the guidelines and process will not be considered.

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