Submission Guidelines

Thank you for your interest in Arcade Publishing.

We are open to receiving submissions for proposed books in the following categories:

  • Adventure and Travel
  • Fiction
  • History
  • Literary Nonfiction
  • Military History
  • Business
  • Memoir
  • Arts
  • Nature and Science
  • Food and Wine
  • Current Events

Before submitting a proposal, we suggest you click around our site and take a look at the kinds of books we've published. This will help you gain an idea of what we're looking for.

A strong book proposal consists of:

  1. A brief query (cover) letter
  2. A one-to-two page synopsis
  3. An annotated chapter outline
  4. Market analysis, including competitive research
  5. A sample chapter or two
  6. Your curriculum vitae (bio) including a list of all previous publishing credits

If we are interested in seeing more than the first 50 pages, we will contact you and request the balance of the manuscript. Therefore, please refrain from submitting unfinished novels.

Send all submissions to: "arcadesubmissions at skyhorsepublishing dot com". If we are interested, we will get back to you within 4-6 weeks. Unfortunately, due to the volume of queries, we will not be able to respond to everyone.

Arcade Publishing, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
307 West 36th Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10018
P: (212) 643-6816
F: (212) 643-6819


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