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Submission Guidelines

Synergetic Press is an independent publisher offering paradigm-shifting books for over fifty years. Through our distributor Publisher’s Group West, part of Ingram Publisher Services, the largest trade book distribution network in the world, we offer unparalleled reach for our authors’ works. 
We recognize that systems of oppression have long perpetuated social and environmental inequity and aim to create fertile ground for some of the most important and time-sensitive discussions of our age: climate action, promoting equity, liberating our consciousness, and healing ourselves and the land.
In line with our mission, we especially welcome works that have been historically overlooked in mainstream discourses and submissions from authors who belong to underrepresented communities.
Our topics of focus include:
  • Ecology & Sustainability
  • Social Justice & Cultural Studies
  • Psychedelics & Consciousness

We prefer email submissions. Please include your cover letter in the body of the email and your proposal materials as file attachments. Attachments must be in Word or PDF format. The email address for submissions is:

[email protected]

Submission Guidelines

Please follow these guidelines as closely as possible to give us the best idea of your book project and how you would position it in the market. We are happy to review proposals without full proposal materials but do prefer as many of these elements as you can provide. We are not accepting submissions of children’s books, audio projects, and we are also not reviewing manuscripts of poetry and fiction at this time.

Working Title with Description: Please describe your project and what inspired you to write it.

Table of Contents: Please share the proposed TOC, a brief description of each chapter is a plus.

Sample Chapters: We’d like to see three to four chapters to gauge your approach to the writing and get an idea of your narrative approach.

Market/Comp Analysis: List three to four comparative/competitive titles and contrast them with your project, focusing on ways your book is distinguished from them

Project Details and Status: Share the proposed book length in words and if there are any illustrations, photos, or other elements. Also please indicate if the manuscript is complete and if not, your expected schedule of completion.

Bio and Credentials: Share your story, especially relevant background, your credentials, and previously published works.


Please allow eight to ten weeks for us to review and respond and thank you for your interest in Synergetic Press.

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