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Manuscript Submissions

Simon & Schuster does not review, retain or return unsolicited materials or artwork.  We suggest that prospective authors and illustrators submit their manuscripts through a professional literary agent.

We cannot recommend specific agents for your work but a directory of agents is one section of Literary Market Place, a reference work that can be found in most libraries. Literary Market Place also has a website:

Should you wish to pursue self-publishing your work, we invite you to explore the services offered by Archway Publishing, from Simon & Schuster.

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Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve seen a continued increase in phishing and other cyber scams targeting people at work and home through email, text, social media, and other communications. Due to this increase, we have created this page to alert our followers to a variety of scams we have seen targeting authors, agents, artists, and other professionals in the publishing industry.