Calkins Creek, an imprint of Boyds Mill Press, specializes in children's non-fiction and historical fiction books.

Calkins Creek



Calkins Creek Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

Boyds Mill Press
815 Church Street
Honesdale PA 18431

Phone: (570) 253-1164

Submitting Your Work to Calkins Creek

Before submitting to Calkins Creek

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 Calkins Creek by reading a sample issue before submitting.


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From the Calkins Creek guidelines:

Calkins Creek Books introduces children to the many people, places, and events that shaped our country's history. Our picture books, chapter books, and novels—nonfiction and historical fiction for ages eight and up—combine original and extensive research with creative, energetic writing.

Please submit your manuscript with a cover letter of relevant information, including your own experience with writing and publishing. Label the package “MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION" and include an SASE if you would like the manuscript returned.

Submission Guidelines Details for Calkins Creek

Market Type: Juvenile, Fiction, Non-fiction


Accepts: History

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