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Submitting a Proposal to AFB Press

Authors wishing to submit a manuscript or a proposal for a publication project should send their materials to AFB Press, 2 Penn Plaza, Suite 1102, New York, NY 10121, Attn: Director/Editor in Chief, AFB Press, or e-mail to press@afb.net.

A proposal should include a letter that describes the following:

  • The purpose of the proposed manuscript or project and the identified need for it
  • The intended audience(s) for the manuscript or project
  • A summary of the contents of the manuscript or project
  • The approximate length of the manuscript or project
  • Information about any similar or related publications and how the proposed project differs from existing resources
  • The writer's credentials as a prospective author

In addition, letters should be accompanied by a complete table of contents for the proposed manuscript, as well as a sample chapter or chapters. Complete draft manuscripts may be submitted if they are available and are requested by AFB Press.

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