Rights and Permissions

Rights and Permissions

In order to inquire about subsidiary or translation rights or to request permission to reprint copyrighted material, you must write a letter of inquiry addressed to the correct department, as listed below. Your letter must include:

  • Title of the book
  • Full name of the author of the book
  • Name of your project/title
  • Publisher of your project
  • Publication date (month and year)
  • Territories your work will be published in
  • Number of print runs
  • Formats of your work (i.e., soft cover, ebook, handouts, etc.)
  • Specific material in the book which you'd like to use, including page numbers
  • The way in which you'd like to use the material. Please be as specific as possible.
  • Your name, address, phone number and fax number

 

 

Subsidiary/Translation Rights

Please contact Subsidiary Rights with questions about:

  • reproduction of any Simon & Schuster Publishing group text or artwork in all media other than books (for reproduction in books, please see Permissions)
  • serialization rights
  • book club rights
  • other performance rights (including electronic interactive rights),
  • foreign rights (the right to translate and publish a book in a language other than English)
     


You can also find some Subsidiary and/or Translation Rights information in our catalogs, available online.

To send a written inquiry, check the spine or copyright page to determine the imprint that published the book then address your request to the appropriate subsidiary rights department:


For S&S, Touchtone/Fireside and Kaplan books contact:

Simon & Schuster
Attn: Subsidiary Rights, 14th floor
1230 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
or fax your request on official letterhead to: (212)632 8099



For Free Press, Free Press Paperback, Libros en Espanol, Scribner, Scribner Paperback Fiction, or Wall Street Journal Books contact:

Simon & Schuster
Attn: Subsidiary Rights, 13th floor
1230 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
or fax your request on official letterhead to: (212)632 8083



For Atria Books, Pocket Books, Star Trek Books, MTV Books, Sonnet and Washington Square Press contact:

Pocket Books
Attn: Subsidiary Rights, 11th floor
1230 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY, 10020
or fax your request on official letterhead to: (212) 698-1269



For Aladdin, Atheneum, Little Simon, Margaret K. McElderry, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Simon Pulse and Simon Spotlight contact:

Children's Division
Attn: Subsidiary Rights, 4th floor
1230 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY, 10020
or please e-mail your request to: sschildrensubrights@simonandschuster.com



For Simon & Schuster Audiobooks, Simon & Schuster Sound Ideas, Simon & Schuster Audioworks and Pimsleur contact:

Simon & Schuster Audio
Subsidiary Rights Manager, 11th floor
1230 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
or fax your request on official letterhead to: (212) 632-8091 

 


Permission To Use Copyright

Please contact the Permissions Department if you would like to use an excerpt or copyrighted material from a Simon & Schuster title on a non-exclusive basis in book format only. Direct your written inquiry to:


Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Attn: Permissions Dept., 12th floor
1230 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
or fax your request on official letterhead to: (212) 698-7284

Email: permissions@simonandschuster.com

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