Written by Emily Harstone February 18th, 2021

Equinox Publishing: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Equinox Publishing is an independent academic publisher based in the UK. They publish books and journals for an international audience in the humanities and social sciences.

They publish an average of 40 new books a year, and they have a back list of around 500 books across the subjects they specialize in: archaeology, linguistics, popular music and religious studies.

They have good distribution internationally.

There is two types of books you can propose/submit. One is a title that will fit in within a series that they already publish. The other is a book that exists outside of their current series options, but is still about one of the subjects they specialize in.

Submit a proposal with sample chapters or draft manuscripts. These are peer reviewed. They sometimes offer contracts just on proposals.

They pay royalties annually, but don’t offer much more details than that. They offer some marketing support, but expect authors to play a role.

To learn more about work they’ve previously published, go here.

As always, only submit if you feel like your work is a good fit for them. Follow all of their submission guidelines.

To learn more, please visit their website here.

Emily Harstone is the author of many popular books, including The Authors Publish Guide to Manuscript SubmissionsSubmit, Publish, Repeat, and The 2020 Guide to Manuscript Publishers.

She regularly teaches three acclaimed courses on writing and publishing at The Writer’s Workshop at Authors Publish.You can follow her on Facebook here.


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