you for your enquiry regarding the publishing interests of Peepal Tree
Tree Press publishes
also be aware that Peepal Tree comprises of three people. We do everything from
list selection, editing, typesetting, jacket design, printing the books,
binding and packing orders ourselves. We are overstretched, which is reflected
in our slow response times to submissions. Our books are distributed in the
You should be warned that we receive between 10 and 20 submissions a week, but can only publish between 15 and 20 books a year, the financial rewards are pitiful, and it all takes a long time. That said, you are most welcome to submit work, and it will be considered. You are strongly encouraged to submit by e-mail. We cannot return your hard copy, but will ensure that it is shredded and recycled should your submission be unsuccessful.
FICTION A synopsis and the complete manuscript. Minimum 120 pages approx 40,000 words
SHORT STORIES The complete manuscript and some brief biographical information. Minimum 120 pages approx 40,000 words
NON-FICTION The complete manuscript and some brief biographical information.
POETRY Whole collections only (48 pages or more). The associate poetry editor is Kwame Dawes.
In all cases, please submit background information which might be useful in promoting your work: what and where you have published before, copies of reviews of earlier work, contacts you have etc.
Please e-mail as attachments to:
and cc to
Jeremy Poynting, Managing Editor
Hannah Bannister, Sales and Marketing
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