We appreciate your interest in EDC Publishing/Usborne/Kane Miller Books.
We would like to thank you for thinking of us for your publishing needs. All the
books distributed by EDC Publishing are written, designed and illustrated in England
by Usborne Publishing.
Therefore, EDC Publishing does not publish works of any kind by individual
authors. If you would like to submit your work to Usborne, you may visit their website
at www.usborne.co.uk and
click on “Contact us” at the upper right portion of the screen. Choose “Authors
& illustrators” from the drop-down menu, and this will bring up the guidelines for
submission. (If “Authors & illustrators” does not appear on the drop-down menu,
Usborne is not accepting submissions at this time. You may want to check back at
a later date.
EDC Publishing/Kane Miller does accept submissions for publishing. All submissions
should be sent to:
Editorial Department, Kane Miller, 4901 Morena Blvd., Ste 213, San Diego, CA 92117.
They are currently looking for non-fiction ages 2-12 on those subjects that are
particularly American: sports such as baseball, historical events, American biographies,
American folk tales, etc.
We are also committed to expanding our early and middle-grade fiction list. We’re
interested in great stories with engaging characters in all genres (mystery, fantasy,
adventure, historical, etc.) and, as with non-fiction, especially those with particularly
Work submitted for consideration should be sent by mail only- we do not accept submissions
via e-mail or fax.
There are two additional websites that you may want to visit. They should give you
some information on book publishers and services, which you might find helpful:
(They have a section called "Publishing Resources" that gives a list of several
publishers, which you could contact for more information.)
www.booksatoz.com (This is
a wonderful site for authors who aren't really sure where to go next. Books A to
Z can actually publish your book for you. They offer short and long print runs,
as well as design, layout and editing services.)
Other sites that will help you research the business and lead you to the best way
to publish your book:
Thank you again for your interest in EDC Publishing and Usborne Books. We hope you
find the above information helpful and wish you every success in your writing endeavors.