Written by Emily Harstone June 22nd, 2023

Gingko Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Updated June 23, 2023

Gingko Press is a nonfiction publisher that has published work by a number of well known authors and brands. They are the official publisher of Marshall McLuhan and they have worked with his estate since 1999. You can read more about their other partnerships and imprints here.

They were founded in 1985 by Mo Cohen and Julie von der Ropp in Hamburg, Germany. In 1991 they launched their larger incorporated company in Santa Rosa, California. After one more California move, they settled in Berkeley, California, where their offices are currently located.

They also mention in their submission guidelines that before “submitting your proposal, please have a look around our website and try to imagine where your book might fit in.” Please do this. Most of what they publish is illustrated books on specific topics.

Please spend time with their catalog to get a good feel for what they currently publish. They accept print and electronic submissions and have good distribution.

They try to reply between 8-12 weeks. Please read their submission guidelines and follow them. To learn more, go here.

Emily Harstone is the author of many popular books, including The Authors Publish Guide to Manuscript SubmissionsSubmit, Publish, Repeat, and The 2022 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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