HOW Books publishes design books that provide advice, inspiration and entertainment for creative people.

HOW Books



HOW Books Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

HOW Books accepts proposals via email. See the guidelines for details. 

Submitting Your Work to HOW Books

Before submitting to HOW Books

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From the HOW Books guidelines:

HOW Books publishes 16 titles per year. Topics include graphic design, design business, creativity and pop culture. Please email a synopsis of your idea to Megan Patrick.

Submission Guidelines Details for HOW Books

Market Type: Book

Contact: Megan Patrick, Content Director


Accepts: Graphic design, pop culture

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