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Getting Published

Every week our Editors are inundated with manuscripts, but the reality is that we can no longer accept unsolicited submissions. We will no longer look at or enter into correspondence about unsolicited works of fiction, non-fiction, plays, screenplays or children's books.

We will, however, continue to accept poetry submissions. If you are intending to submit your poetry, please make sure to read the following guidelines carefully.


Guidelines for Submitting Poetry:

In the first instance, please send six examples of your work to: poetrysubmissions@faber.co.uk

If you have not heard from us within eight weeks then we regret to say that your submission has not been successful.

All poetry submitted is treated as confidential. We are unable to enter into any correspondence about it. 

We do not accept unsolicited children's poetry collections.


Faber Academy:

Of course, if you want to get published the most important thing you can do is write a great book. We can help with that. Faber Academy is a world-class creative writing school based here at Bloomsbury House, offering creative writing courses and professional manuscript assessments for every writer, wherever they are on their journey.


Other Useful Links & Resources:

There are many useful websites that you might find useful in your quest to find a suitable publisher for your work - we list some of them below. There are also, increasingly, online communities springing up for writers to exhibit their work, garner peer reviews and perhaps capture the attention of publishers.