Speak Up Press publishes Young Adult non-fiction books.

Speak Up Press



Speak Up Publishing Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

Speak Up Press accepts email queries only.

Phone: (303) 715-0837

Fax: (303) 715-0793

Submitting Your Work to Speak Up Publishing

Before submitting to Speak Up Publishing

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From the Speak Up Publishing guidelines:

We are always looking for new and engaging works of nonfiction for young adults.


1) writers may be any age

2) E-MAIL QUERIES ONLY…no more than two pages. One page preferred. (An editor will get back to you if we’d like to see more of your work).

3) Send queries for Young Adult Nonfiction ONLY. We are looking for stories about finding voice, overcoming adversity, striking out in new directions, or being creative.

4) Contemporary stories are preferred, but historical nonfiction is also accepted.

5) If you are querying historical nonfiction, make sure you have a fresh and engaging angle for your story.

6) Submit query in the body of an email. NO ATTACHMENTS WILL BE OPENED and NO queries by regular mail.

Submission Guidelines Details for Speak Up Publishing

Market Type: Non-fiction

Email: submit@speakuppress.orgt

Accepts: Book-length Young Adult non-fiction

Web Address: www.speakuppress.org

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