Antaeus Books®, Inc. will accept unsolicited queries directly from authors that fall within the following criteria:

  • We do not accept first drafts.
  • We do not accept proposals, nor incomplete works of fiction. However, non-fiction submissions to be considered for publication under the EMPORION business imprint, including business focused memoir, may be submitted in proposal format.
  • The Antaeus acquisitions board of advisers will consider works of literary fiction and non-fiction memoir. We are seeking confident, well crafted manuscripts that have commercial potential.
  • Please include a cover letter with book title, length and succinct synopsis.
  • Include a brief description of target market and author platform for reaching such market.
  • Include a brief author bio and contact information.
  • Include the first 25 pages of the finished manuscript as separate attachment.

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Please allow four weeks for a response.

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