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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. 

Get ready

Submit your proposal

Complete a book proposal form and submit it to your commissioning editor. 

Find out how to submit

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).

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Prepare your manuscript

Manuscript services

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. 

Visit Editage

Author how-to guides

Read our expert how-to guides on planning, structuring and revising your work. 

Read our how-to guides

Our publishers

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.

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Explore our bookstore

Search our bookstore for all our latest publications in your subject area. 

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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.

Explore alternatives

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.

Read our marketing tips

Discover our awards

Submit your paper to our doctoral research awards or find out more about our Literati Awards for Excellence. 

Learn about awards