We regret that Guppy Books is unable to accept manuscripts from unagented/unpublished authors at the moment. However, we run an Open Submission Competition every year in May – please keep your eye on our website/social media for details.
NB: We do not publish children’s non-fiction or picture books.
Please contact Bella Pearson on firstname.lastname@example.org for any general or editorial enquiries.
Michael O’Mara Books will be selling and distributing Guppy Books in the UK and export market – please contact Martina Ticic with any enquiries.
Michael O’Mara Books is an award-winning, independent publishing house known for their innovative and diverse non-fiction list, comprising best-selling biography, autobiography and lifestyle in addition to popular science and history. The company was set up thirty-three years ago and now, with a backlist of over a thousand titles, it is still a family firm, producing bestsellers and one hundred and fifty new books a year. Michael O’Mara’s children’s imprint, Buster Books, also publishes commercial children’s activity and reference titles, and in 2015 they launched an art-inspired imprint, LOM ART.
Sarah Pakenham, publisher of new picture book list Scallywag Press, sells translation rights for Guppy Books – please contact her for more information.
For US, audio and film rights, please contact Bella Pearson.
For any publicity enquiries, please contact Catherine Alport