Publish a book or series
Follow our easy guide to writing or editing a book or book series and find the right resources to support you. Our book publishing infographic will help you understand each step, from proposal to publication.
Prepare and submit your proposal
Get ready to publish
Read about our different book formats, ethics guidelines, your rights as an author or learn about editing a book series.
Submit your proposal
Complete a book proposal form and submit it to your commissioning editor.
Peer review process
What you need to know about our book peer review process.
Understand the publishing process
From proposal to publication, learn about the publishing process with Emerald with our helpful infographic. Download and keep your step-by-step guide (PDF).
Prepare your manuscript
Get your manuscript ready
Prepare your manuscript with our author guidelines for books and book series.
We work in partnership with Editage who can help you with language editing and translation, visuals, consulting, or anything else required to get your research submission-ready.
Author how-to guides
Read our expert how-to guides on planning, structuring and revising your work.
Get in touch with our publishing team to discuss how we can help your book-length research achieve real impact. Please note, we are not currently accepting unsolicited book manuscripts.
Explore our bookstore
Search our bookstore for all our latest publications in your subject area.
Alternative routes to publish
Publish a case study or in a journal or discover ways of publishing open access in journals, books or via our open access platform, Emerald Open Research.
Promote your work
We have some great tips to help you promote your book. Find out about increasing the impact and visibility of your publication.
Discover our awards
Submit your paper to our doctoral research awards or find out more about our Literati Awards for Excellence.