We publish 2-4 titles per year, primarily non-fiction, but will consider fiction as well. Sandy Island Press seeks unique pieces that are easy to read. All submissions should be sent to Jennifer MackInday, Sandy Island Press-East, PO Box 7021, Bloomington, Indaian 47407, and must be accompanied by an SASE if you want the material back and/or a response. Electronic submissions are accepted with prior approval. Please contact us before emailing electronic submission.
We read submissions in the order they are received, so please be as you wait for a response.
Please submit your proposal with the following three components:
A cover letter that explains your proposal and tells us about yourself and why your proposed work fits our product line. Please tell us whom you see as the audience for your work.
A table of contents for your proposed work
An introduction and sample chapter. Send us your best writing.
Included a self-addressed, stamped envelope and indicate whether or not you want the proposal returned. Upon receipt of your proposal we will contact you with a request for additional information or rejection letter. If a contract is signed, then a timetable will be established for the completion and publication of your work. We do not offer advances at this time. We will accept proposals which have been sent to other publishers simultaneously. Please indicate as such on your cover letter.
Royalty is paid 10-15% on retail price, as described in contract. Queries are answered in approximately 30 days, proposals reviewed within approximately 60 days, manuscripts reviewed in 90-120 days.
Mail submission packet to Sandy Island Press, attention Jennifer MackInday, PO Box 7021, Bloomington, IN, 47407.