Submissions

Merdog Books are currently welcoming unsolicited submissions. Being mindful of our environment we ask that you submit your work via email to submissions@merdogbooks.com

Fiction Submissions

Please send an email briefly introducing yourself and your book. The following attachments are essential (Word or PDF only):

  • A cover letter introducing yourself in a little more detail, with reference to previous publications, if applicable. Please also tell us about the writers / works that influence and inspire you.
  • A short synopsis of your proposed book.
  • Three consecutive chapters from any point in the book.
  • We look forward to receiving fiction submissions from all genres but are very excited to see works from the thriller and YA genres.

Non-Fiction

Please send an email briefly introducing yourself and your book. The following attachments are essential (Word or PDF only):

  • A cover letter outlining your professional background and / or expertise in the field of your proposal.
  • An outline (one page maximum) of your book emphasising the contribution to knowledge / public debate that it will make.
  • A full Table of Contents including chapter titles.
  • Examples of your non-fiction writing (2-3 chapters of the proposed book or 2-3 published or unpublished articles or chapters from another project).
  • We look forward to receiving non-fiction submissions from all genres but are very excited to see proposals in the fields of history, current affairs, and Irish studies.