October 1, 2020

Sunbury Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

January 28TH UPDATE: They are now charging 2.95 cents for submissions, to cover their submittable fee. They no longer fall in line with Authors Publish Guiding principles, even though the fee is small and understandable in this situation. This review is left up for posterity’s sake. Sunbury Press is a small publisher of hardcover, trade…

August 20, 2020

Veritas Publishing: Open to Book Proposals

Veritas is Ireland’s leading religious publisher. They also are a retailer, with stores across Ireland. They publish over 40 books each year in the areas of theology, scripture, prayer, spirituality, parenting, counselling, children’s issues, social commentary, and liturgical resources. They also publish religious educational text for use in Irish schools. To get a good feel…

April 23, 2020

Plough Publishing Company: Open to Queries

Plough Publishing House was founded in 1920. They are an independent publisher of books on faith, society, and spiritual life. They are primarily based in  Walden, New York, with additional branches in the United Kingdom and Australia. Plough is the publishing house of the Bruderhof, which is according to the site “an international movement of…

September 12, 2019

Enclave Publishing: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Enclave was formerly known Marcher Lord Press, which was founded by Jeff Gerke in 2008. Enclave was bought and rebranded by a Christian Fiction agent named Steve Laube in 2014. It was sold to the newly-formed Gilead in 2016 but Steve Laube continues to be the publisher. There is a conflict of interest when an…

October 25, 2018

University of Saint Katherine Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Updated March 31 2021: They do not seem to be releasing new books. Consider defunct. “By publishing both academic and creative works that contribute to a global exploration and understanding of human life from a range of Christian perspectives, University of Saint Katherine Press participates in the discovery and dissemination of Inquiry Seeking Wisdom, which is…

May 23, 2018

Bright Sky Press: Accepting Submissions

UPDATED MAY 30TH, 2018 – We are advising authors to proceed with caution regarding this press. We have received reports from authors and illustrators with their traditional publishing  arm that have not received payment for extended period of time, and authors who have been offered second print runs with strings attached. Bright Sky Press is…

September 14, 2017

Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing: Accepting Submissions

Founded in 1911 and located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company is an independent publisher of religious books. They have a large range, including academic books and reference works in theology, biblical studies, and religious history to popular titles in spirituality, social and cultural criticism, as well as literature. They are primarily…

June 15, 2017

WorthyKids/Ideals: Now Accepting Submissions

Updated December 19th, 2019: They appear to no longer be open to unsolicited submissions. WorthyKids/Ideals publishes fiction and nonfiction board books, novelty books, and picture books for children from birth through the age of eight. In September 2018 they were purchased by Hachette. The subjects they are interested in publishing are primarily inspiration/faith, relationships and…

July 21, 2016

Desert Breeze: Now Seeking Romance Manuscripts

UPDATED October 2019: They are defunct. Desert Breeze is an ePublisher that primarily publishes romance novels although they do dabble in other genres such as women’s fiction and Christian fiction, with or without romantic elements. Much of the romance they publish is cross-genre and incorporates elements of various genres ranging from steam punk to modern…

June 16, 2016

Pelican Book Group: Now Seeking Romance Novels

A print and eBook publisher of Christian romance novels. They have a number of imprints and accept unsolicited submissions for all but one of them. They are not interested in publishing a book that has been previously self published. They stress this point on their website more than once, as they evidently have to deal…

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