For Authors

Litwin Books is presently accepting book proposals and manuscripts on topics within our editorial scope. Please see the about us page for an idea of what we publish.

If you would like to submit a manuscript, email it as an attached MS Word or RTF file using the appropriate email address below. Please follow the Litwin Books Submission Guidelines in formatting your manuscript. Please also attach 1) your CV, and 2) a separate document stating the intended audience and purpose of the book.

Book proposals should include the following:

  • The title of the proposed book
  • An outline
  • A list of already-published materials that you plan to include
  • Proposed deadline for submission of the final manuscript
  • A description of the book of between 100 and 500 words, stating the book’s subject matter, intended audience, intended purpose, and approach to the topic
  • A description of other works already published on the same topic that yours will be competing with.
  • A list of your prior publications
  • A relevant writing sample
  • Your CV

Please send general book proposal submissions to

For book proposals submissions for the Series on Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies, contact series editor Emily Drabinski, at

For book proposals submissions for the Series on Archives, Archivists and Society, contact series editor Richard J. Cox, at

For book proposals submissions for the Series on Critical Race Studies and Multiculturalism in LIS, contact series editors Rose L. Chou, at or Annie Pho, at