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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 & 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).
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Prepare your manuscript
Get your manuscript ready
Prepare your manuscript with our author guidelines for books and book series.
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. 
Author how-to guides
Read our expert how-to guides on planning, structuring and revising your work. 
Resources on book publishing for early career researchers
If you’re an early career researcher (ECR) thinking about working on your first book project, you might be in interested in our Emerald Engage platform. Emerald Engage is our online community developed specifically for those that are involved with research. It’s a closed global community where you can connect with others to discuss hot topics, share opinions, get information and resources, as well as getting invites to events.
What might be of specific interest to you is our recently launched ‘Let’s talk about' series aimed at early career researchers, which aims to equip ECRs with the tools and knowledge they need to get published. Recent instalments in this series have been videos on how to write a book proposal, and how to convert your PhD thesis into a book
Join Engage to access these resources
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. View our book series
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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.
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. 
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