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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • Please read the instructions below under "Author Guidelines" before submitting your book proposal. Only book proposals may be submitted. We do not accept full manuscripts without an accepted proposal.
  • A current CV that includes your full name and contact information
  • General description of the proposed book, including a brief overview of its subject matter, why it is needed/useful, who the intended audience is, how it would differ from any other similar already published titles, how it contributes to the existing body of scholarship
  • Prospective table of contents with brief chapter summaries as well as any noteworthy additional features (e.g. appendices, translation, datasets, etc.)
  • Expected completion date or desired publication date

Author Guidelines

Book Proposals

To have your book considered for publication by ATLA Press, you must submit a complete book proposal that includes the items listed below.  Prospective authors are encouraged to contact the Editor-in-Chief in advance of submitting a full proposal for help or guidance in developing a book idea.

- Your full name, contact information, and a current Curriculum Vitae

- General description of the proposed book, including a brief overview of its subject matter, why it is needed/useful, who the intended audience is, how it would differ from any other similar already published titles, how it contributes to the existing body of scholarship

- Prospective table of contents with brief chapter summaries as well as any noteworthy additional features (e.g. appendices, translation, datasets, etc.)

- Expected completion date or desired publication date

Review of Proposals

Proposals will be reviewed for fit within the vision/mission/scope of the ATLA Press by the editorial board within a reasonable time after submission. Once a decision has been made on a proposal, you will receive an email notifying you of the decision. If your proposal is accepted, you will be provided with manuscript prepartion instructions as well as an expected timeline for completion and review of your manuscript. Please note, acceptance of a book proposal does not guarantee publication.

Once a proposal is accepted, the author will be provided with the ATLA Press Manuscript Preparation Guide.

 

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