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Bloomsbury Publishing

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Bloomsbury Publishing

New York, NY 10010
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Postal Mail
Closed to Unsolicited Queries
This publisher is seeking the following genres:


Middle Grade
Young Adult


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Author Comments
Comments by authors about this publisher.
10/05/2021 09:59 AM
Publisher for Laird Hunt, Natl book award finalist for ZORRIE.
12/07/2020 05:42 PM
Allison Moore-never answered
10/24/2018 08:27 AM
EQ 7/28/18 to Claire Stetzer "above the slush pile"
ER 10/22/18 Comment: "your project unfortunately is not quite right for Boomsbury list"
10/26/2014 04:48 PM
The Bloomsbury Sparks imprint does accept direct submissions via email. http://www.bloomsbury.com/us/bloomsbury-spark/submissions/
02/08/2014 11:44 PM
PR: 12-20-14
ER: 2-8-14
YA hist
Asked to see "other one" so sent it 2-8-14
12/21/2013 01:15 PM
PR: 12-20-13
from #PitchMAs
YA hist.
12/20/2013 04:10 PM
PR via #PitchMAS on Twitter for their Spark imprint 12/20, NA PNR
05/09/2013 10:56 AM

I saw that they've got a new line, Spark, and they're looking for YA and new adult novels in various genre. It's for e-publishing first if I'm not mistaken and they accept unagented writers. :)
05/10/2012 07:27 AM
According to Benjamin Adams, one of their senior editors, they do not accept unsolicited manuscripts. I saw him on the editors panel at a recent conference (5/2012)

02/01/2012 07:37 PM
Post master returns email as the address not being at the server. Yet the web site shows this email address as the correct one to send to.
01/27/2012 02:47 AM
They say that they don't accept e-mail submissions. Snail mail only
10/20/2011 11:33 AM
Tried to do e-mail submission, but e-mail address did not accept my e-mail, it got bounced back. I used the one from QueryTracker AND from Bloomsbury's website: bloomsbury.kids@bloomsburyusa.com and it did NOT work?? Does anyone have a different address for submissions? ~ Tina P.
08/10/2011 08:50 AM
"As of October 1, 2006, Bloomsbury Children's Books will no longer be responding to unsolicited manuscripts or art submissions. Please include a telephone AND email address where we may contact you if we are interested in your work. Do NOT send a self-addressed stamped envelope.

Any submission postmarked AFTER October 1 will not receive a response, even if a SASE is enclosed. Any submission postmarked BEFORE October 1 will still receive a response."
05/04/2011 03:50 PM
Zooks what did you submit? Just a query? From their guidelines it's not 100% clear.
04/30/2011 12:42 PM
4/30/11 - equeried re: Brogwin - MG
04/05/2011 02:21 AM
I was looking for email-queries, but on the site it says only snail mail subs. It's kind of confusing because the guidelines are right under the email address. But maybe QT wants to change that detail?
12/13/2010 12:00 PM
Their Website says:

"We will continue to accept unsolicited manuscripts because we believe in the policy, but we can contact you ONLY if we are interested in acquiring your work."

12/10/2010 08:38 AM
They don't accept unsolicited submission.
07/08/2010 07:36 PM
Publisher says not accepting email submissions on their website. http://www.bloomsburykids.com/faq
Profile Update

Patrick (Admin)
02/28/2010 09:08 PM
Profile Update: Accepting queries.
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