Rockport Publishers produces illustrated instructional books for designers and artisans.

Rockport Publishers



Rockport Publishers Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

100 Cummings Center 406-L
Beverly MA 01915

Submitting Your Work to Rockport Publishers

Before submitting to Rockport Publishers

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 Rockport Publishers by reading a sample issue before submitting.


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From the Rockport Publishers guidelines:

Rockport Publishers publish instructional design books in a range of categories. We’re pleased to look over your book query, and if your book idea fits into our focus areas we will contact you for more details. Please familiarize yourself with our books to ensure your material is appropriate.

Book queries are usually around five pages, and need to contain the following information:
1. A paragraph introducing yourself (the author/designer).
2. A paragraph offering an overview of the proposed idea/concept.
3. A book outline or table of contents.
4. Your ideas for the type of visual materials to accompany the text and
whether you will provide them.
5. Also include brief marketability information.

Submission Guidelines Details for Rockport Publishers

Market Type: Book


Accepts: Art, design, how-to

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