Ruka Press is an independent publisher of non-fiction books with a strong environmental component. Ruka Press does not publish fiction or poetry.

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Ruka Press Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

P.O. Box 1409
Washington DC 20013

Phone: (202) 546-8049

Editor: Daniel Kohan

Submitting Your Work to Ruka Press

Before submitting to Ruka Press

The Market List recommends you verify the market is active and accepting submissions before sending your manuscript via regular mail. You may verify a market status by either visiting their website, calling their listed phone number, or comfirming via regular mail that the market is still active before sending them your work. To be sure your submission is appropriate for this market, we recommend you familiarize yourself with Ruka Press by reading a sample issue before submitting.


If you have recently submitted to Ruka Press or have experience with this market, please submit a comment below. Recent submission response times are always welcome and helpful to other writers.

From the Ruka Press guidelines:

We publish nonfiction books with a strong environmental component for a general audience. We are looking for books that explain things, that make an argument, that demystify. We are interested in economics, science, nature, climate change and sustainability. We like building charts and graphs, tables and timelines. Our politics are progressive, but our books need not be political.

If you have a book or an idea for a book that fits the bill, please send:

1. An outline or proposal. (Don’t send an entire manuscript yet, we don’t have time to read it.) Tell us who your potential reader is, and if any other books you know of cover similar territory.

2. A resume, bio, and/or c.v. that makes clear why you are well qualified to write this book. Have you published on this subject in the past?

3. A brief writing sample, preferably of previously published writing. A link to a website or blog is OK.

4. Your full contact info, of course.

Submission Guidelines Details for Ruka Press

Market Type:Non-fiction

Contact: Daniel Kohan, owner


Accepts: Economics, environment, nature, science

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