Bailiwick Press, founded in 2009, publishes fiction for children and young adults.

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Bailiwick Press Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

Bailiwick Press accepts submissions via its online form only. See the guidelines for details.

Phone: (970) 672-4878

Fax: (970) 672-4731

Submitting Your Work to Bailiwick Press

Before submitting to Bailiwick 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 Bailiwick Press by reading a sample issue before submitting.


If you have recently submitted to Bailiwick 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 Bailiwick Press guidelines:

We are now considering submissions, agented and unagented, for children's and young adult fiction. We're looking for smart, funny, and layered writing that kids will clamor for.

Illustrated fiction is desired but not required.

Make us laugh out loud, ooh and aah, and cry, "Eureka!" Please read the Aldo Zelnick series to determine if we might be on the same page. Then and only then (and remember, we're only looking for hysterically funny that complements our existing books), we invite you to fill out our submission form.

Please DO NOT send submissions via snail mail or e-mail. We will reply to neither. Also, DO NOT phone us.

Submission Guidelines Details for Bailiwick Press

Market Type: Book


Accepts: Children's picture books, juvenile, young adult

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