Shen's Books publishes children's books emphasizing cultural diversity and tolerance, with a focus on Asian cultures.

Shen's Books


Shen's Books Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

Attn: Submissions
1547 Palos Verdes Mall #291
Walnut Creek CA 94597

Phone: (925) 262-8108

Fax: (925) 415-6136

Submitting Your Work to Shen's Books

Before submitting to Shen's Books

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 Shen's Books by reading a sample issue before submitting.


If you have recently submitted to Shen's Books 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 Shen's Books guidelines:

Shen's Books is dedicated to producing children's literature that emphasizes cultural diversity and tolerance, with a focus on introducing children to the cultures of Asia.

Manuscript Submissions
Due to the large number of submissions we have received that have not been reviewed yet, we are suspending our acceptance of new submissions. After November 1, 2012, until further notice, all unsolicited manuscript submissions will be returned to sender without review.

Illustration Submissions
We keep illustration submissions of interest on file indefinitely. Should we have a project that fits your illustration style, we will contact you.

Submission Guidelines Details for Shen's Books

Market Type: Book

Contact: Renee Ting, President


Accepts: Picture books, young readers: multicultural

Web Address:

Click here for complete guidelines



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