Blue Marlin is now accepting submissions.
A note from the publisher:
Blue Marlin is currently receiving about 10 manuscripts per week. I personally read each one of these submissions in the order that they are received; therefore, it may take me several (3 - 9) months to respond to your submission. I read each submission in its entirety, out of respect for your efforts. Please do not call us to check on the status of your submission. I will not return these types of calls, as they distract me from getting through these submissions and contacting those individuals whose work we are interested in pursuing.
My choice to read entire manuscripts, even those in which I have no interest, is extremely time consuming and does not generate revenue for my very small company. Please respect and appreciate it.
Francine Poppo Rich
We publish one or two books per year and are accepting submissions in the following areas:
1. Children's Picture Books
2. Middle grade, historical fiction novels
We are not accepting submissions:
1. For picture books about dogs or cats. As a very small publisher, I just can't successfully
market topics that have been saturated by the bigger publishers.
2. That employ anthropomorphism, or stories written in verse, even if the stories are well written.
3. With Holiday Themes.
If your submission is appropriate, please send your complete manuscript to:
Blue Marlin Publications
823 Aberdeen Road
West Bay Shore, NY 11706