Submit a Book Proposal

Submit a Book Proposal

We are delighted to learn that you are interested in publishing a book with us. For your convenience, we have prepared the form below that will help guide you to share all the information we need to review your book idea. A decision will be sent within 30 days of receipt. We look forward to hearing from you!

Please Note: Chapter proposals do not require filling in this form. Please use our online form to submit an abstract for evaluation. Thank you.

    Tentative title of the proposed book (required)

    Will any of the work include previously published Material? (required)

    If yes, what percentage of the manuscript is comprised of previously published work? (required)

    Is the book already part of an existing Nova series? (required)

    If yes, please provide the series title and the name of the series editor (required)

    Authored Book (Monograph) A monograph is an author’s original work (no individual chapter contributors)

    Edited Book (Edited Collection) A collection of scholarly or scientific chapters written by different authors collected together in one book by an editor(s). The chapters in an edited volume must be original works (not republished works). Please include chapter authors’ names and affiliations in the Table of Contents.


    Softcover Book + E-book (Between 35,000* – 70,000 words without Illustrations or between 100 – 200 pages)

    Hardcover Book + E-book (Between 70,000 -135,000 words without Illustrations or between 200 – 400 pages)

    *Manuscripts consisting of less than 35,000 words may be published as an e-book only.


    Your Full Name (required)

    If there are Additional Editors/Coauthors, please add their information here

    Your Email (required)

    Affiliation (required)

    Phone Number

    Full Contact Address



    Zip Code



    Words (required)

    Text Pages (350 words per page) (required)

    Total Number of Figures (required)

    Total Number of Tables (required)

    Total Book Pages (include text, figures and tables) (required)

    Are color graphics necessary? (If color graphics are included in the manuscript, pre-payment is required. Color graphics are billed at the then-prevailing rate) (required):


    How Many?


    5. Citation Style: (required)

    The monograph/all chapters will be written by a native English speaker

    The monograph/all chapters will be edited by a native English speaker prior to submission

    When will the complete manuscript be ready for submission? (approximate date) (Month/Year) (required)

    Projected Table of Contents

    Please state in detail the subject of the proposed publication and indicate its academic level (required)

    Please include a 200-500 word descriptive paragraph which we could use for our website posting and brochures should a contract be signed (required)

    Please list 5-6 subject related keywords that could be used to describe your work (required)

    Please give details of the principal audiences for the publication. List relevant subject areas and job functions (required)

    What competitive publications are available?

    What particular advantages does your publication have compared to the competitive publications?

    Where the publication might be promoted, when published? What networks do you have to support this? (required)

    Please list the libraries which will be potentially interested in including your book in their collections:

    Please list the specialists in your field who will give you endorsements to be submitted with the final manuscript.

    Please provide names and affiliations of 3-5 experts in your area who are well-positioned to evaluate the project and offer feedback. Peer reviewers should be experienced scholars.

    Please list distinguished specialists in your field potentially interested in writing a scientific book on the topic of their expertise who you can recommend to Nova. (Please disregard this request if you have already given your recommendations.)


    Field of Interest

    Email Address

    How quickly do you think your publication might become out of date?

    Your recent publications (past 5 years) (required)

    If you are interested in one of the above options, please mark the publication type and we will send you additional information.