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To Publish

Sussex Academic Press commissions and acquires works of scholarly and general non-fiction that fit in with our publishing programme. The Press seeks well-written and accessible works that expand the body of knowledge about a given subject or contribute to public debate. The Press has a particularly strong track record in monograph studies across a range of disciplines.

The box below provides links to download a Book Proposal form. The information you provide will enable us to make a prompt decision on whether to accept your book for publication. Marketing considerations will be dealt with in depth at a later stage. The Press is happy to receive the completed Proposal Form via e-mail attachment to, and this can include a synopsis, contents and sample chapters if available.

Contracted authors are directed to Authors under the Resources tab, where Guidelines for manuscript preparation and file submission are provided. Resources/Publishing your book with SAP provides information and download options on: Submitting your word processed text files; house style; permissions clearance advice; proofreading and indexing; and a manuscript check list - What to send us. Downloads include the Marketing Questionnaire and Copyright Permission Form.

Book Proposal Form
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