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Book Proposal Guidelines
Please note at this stage we want only a brief summary of the whole project. Please follow the notes below and present the whole proposal in no more than 4–5 pages. If more information is needed, we will request to see sample chapters or the whole manuscript.
1.Working title of the book.
2.Name of the author(s)/editor(s)
3.Contact details for the author(s)/editor(s):postal address, email address, telephone and fax numbers
5.Brief summary of career to date
7.Purpose, aims and focus of the book.
8.Chapter by chapter breakdown of the contents with sub-headings inside each chapter.
9.Clear indication of the market and intended readership.
10.Other competing titles for this market and why this is different/better.
11.Predicted length in number of words. If the manuscript is likely to be significantly more than 100,000 words, please give supporting evidence for the need for this length.
12.Would the manuscript have many illustrations/tables/special typesetting requirements? If so, please give details.
13.Predicted timetable for delivery of the final manuscript.
14.Have you, or do you intend to, send the proposal for consideration to any other publishers? If this is the case, it is extremely important that we are informed.
Please send your proposal as follows:
Please browse our book series by clicking here. When you have chosen a series, please send as follows:
For books in the following Multilingual Matters series:
Communication Disorders Across Languages
Critical Language and Literacy Studies
Language and Intercultural Communication and Education
Linguistic Diversity and Language Rights
Language, Mobility and Institutions
New Perspectives on Language & Education
New Writing Viewpoints
Topics in Translation
send your proposal to:
Anna Roderick Email: email@example.com
For books in the Channel View Publications series:
Elinor Robertson Email: firstname.lastname@example.org