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ABC-CLIO Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

Proposals should be forwarded to the appropriate editor via email. See the editorial contacts on the publisher's website.

P.O. Box 1911
Santa Barbara CA 93116-1911

Phone: (805) 968-1911

Submitting Your Work to ABC-CLIO

Before submitting to ABC-CLIO

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 ABC-CLIO by reading a sample issue before submitting.


If you have recently submitted to ABC-CLIO 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 ABC-CLIO guidelines:

ABC-CLIO is always looking for good writers with something important to say to one of our many audiences. And there are a number of ways you can participate in a publishing project, from writing a stand-alone single volume to editing multi-volume sets to contributing encyclopedia entries to expressing your views in an opinion piece for one of our electronic databases.

ABC-CLIO has five major imprints, each with a different clientele that includes students, teachers and professors, lay readers, librarians, administrators, and professionals in business, academia, the nonprofit world, politics, health, law, and more.

Submission Guidelines Details for ABC-CLIO

Market Type: Non-fiction

Contact: Cathleen Casey


Accepts: Business, child guidance, education, government, health, history, humanities, language, law, music, politics, psychology, religion, sociology, sports, women's issues

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    Admin Updated October, 2017
    October 8