Baobab Press believes in the importance of collaboration between author and publisher. We seek to establish long-term relationships with our  authors, providing them with the support necessary to see their works of  art reach their fullest potential and widest readership. Our goal is to facilitate  growth, so that books resonate in the present day and will continue to  be vital in  the years to come.


Baobab is currently considering completed Poetry, Creative Non-Fiction, Novel, and Comic/Visual Narrative manuscripts. (Comic/Visual Narrative manuscripts will not be considered without artwork.) 

We are taking a short break from considering short-story manuscripts but will re-open later in 2019.


Please let us  know in your cover letter if any part of your manuscript submission has been published in a previous format.  Simultaneous submissions are welcome and encouraged as long as authors inform us  immediately upon acceptance elsewhere. 

Baobab Press believes in the importance of collaboration between author and publisher. We seek to establish long-term relationships with our authors, providing them with the support necessary to see their works of art reach their fullest potential and widest readership. Our goal is to facilitate growth, so that books resonate in the present day and will continue to be vital in the years to come.

 If you have a 125-400 page non-fiction manuscript ( collection of essays, memoir, hybrid, etc.) we'd love to take a look.

Please let us know if any part of the manuscript has been published in a previous format. Essays previously collected and published by the author or a publisher as a book, (chapbooks excluded), will not be considered for publication. Simultaneous submissions are welcome as long as authors inform us immediately upon acceptance elsewhere.

Baobab Press believes in the importance of collaboration between author and publisher. We seek to establish long-term relationships with our authors, providing them with the support necessary to see their works of art reach their fullest potential and widest readership. Our goal is to facilitate growth, so that books resonate in the present day and will continue to be vital in the years to come.

 If you have a 125-400 page novel manuscript we'd love to take a look. Genre fiction with a heavily literary bent will be considered.

Please, no fan fiction.

Please let us know if any part of the novel has been published in a previous format. Simultaneous submissions are welcome as long as authors inform us immediately upon acceptance elsewhere.
Baobab Press believes in the importance of collaboration between author and publisher. We seek to establish long-term relationships with our authors, providing them with the support necessary to see their works of art–no matter how divergent in content, style, and form–reach their fullest potential and widest readership. Our goal is to facilitate growth, so that books resonate in the present day and will continue to be vital in the years to come.

 If you have a 48-100 page poetry manuscript that you believe would be a good fit for our catalog, we want to hear from you. Simple as that.

Please let us know if any poems have been published in a previous format. Poems previously published in a collected format, or previous book will not be considered for publication. Simultaneous submissions are welcome as long as authors inform us immediately upon acceptance elsewhere.
Baobab Press believes in the importance of collaboration between author and publisher. We seek to establish long-term relationships with our authors, providing them with the support necessary to see their works of art–no matter how divergent in content, style, and form–reach their fullest potential and widest readership. Our goal is to facilitate growth, so that books resonate in the present day and will continue to be vital in the years to come.

If you have a 50-150 page comic manuscript  or graphic novel with finished artwork that you believe would be a good fit for our catalog, we want to hear from you. Simple as that.

Please let us know if any comics have been published in a previous format. Comics previously published in a collected format or previous book will not be considered for publication. Simultaneous submissions are welcome as long as authors inform us immediately upon acceptance elsewhere.

Baobab Press believes in the importance of collaboration between author  and publisher. We seek to establish long-term relationships with our  authors, providing them with the support necessary to see their works of  art–no matter how divergent in content, style, and form–reach their  fullest potential and widest readership. Our goal is to facilitate growth, so that books resonate in the present day and will continue to be vital in  the years to come.


If you have a children's picture or board book manuscript that you believe would be a good fit for our catalog, we want to hear from you. (No YA, please!) If you have artwork, please send it with the text. If not, please send along the text. If we like your story, we will see what can be done about illustration.


Please let us know if any work, text or art, has been published in a previous format. Any work previously published in a previous book will not be considered for publication. Simultaneous submissions are welcome as long as authors inform us immediately upon acceptance elsewhere. 

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