Submission Guidelines

Please submit a cover letter that includes the following information:


• Full Name 

• Postal Code

• Address 

• Country 

• City 

• Email 

• State 

• Daytime Phone 

• Working Title

• Your target audience 

• Genre

• Your primary competitors 

• Endorsements

• Estimated Word Count 

• Overview/Synopsis

• Available Marketing & Promotion

• Brief Biography  


Projects should be printed with 1" margins and double-spaced.

We prefer to receive sample chapters for our initial review rather than a complete manuscript.

Email submissions to

Send hard copy submissions to:  

Owl Canyon Press  
Manuscript Submissions  
621 Pleasant Street  
Boulder, CO 80302  

Hardcopy submissions will not be returned without a SASE.  

Owl Canyon Press's editorial staff reviews submissions as quickly as we can. Generally, we will review project proposals in 2–3 months. However, the workload can vary depending on our project release schedule and the time of year. Please allow six (6) months for our editors to complete their review. Query letters submitted as hard copy are generally reviewed in 1–2 months. In rare circumstances reviews can take more time. If you have not heard from us in seven months concerning your project proposal or ten weeks concerning your query, please contact us by email to learn when your project has been scheduled.

Owl Canyon Press

Publishing Fine Books in Boulder, CO since 2011