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Book editors

View our guide to publishing a book and find out how to submit a proposal for an edited collection or new book series.

We love to add new titles to our growing portfolio of books. If you have an idea for an edited collection or entire book series, we welcome your proposal.

Edit a book or book series

Follow our easy guide to publishing a book for authors and editors. You'll find resources and information to help you from proposal to publication and our experienced publishing team is here to support you every step of the way. 

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Prepare your proposal

The first step to editing a book or series, find out about our different book formats and read our frequently asked questions for editors. 

Get ready to publish
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Submit your proposal

When you are ready, complete a book series proposal form and submit it to the commissioning editor in your field. 

Get ready to submit

How we support our authors and editors

As signatories of DORA, we believe passionately in publishing research that makes a difference in the real world. 

Watch our video to see how we can help you achieve real-world impact through interdisciplinarity, open research and going beyond the traditional article. 

We want to work with you on our joint mission to leave the world a better place than we found it. Together we can make a Real Impact!

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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.

Discover your publishing options

Promote your work

We have some great tips to help you promote your book or series. Find out about increasing the impact and visibility of your publication.

Read our marketing tips