Children's Literature Submissions

Read Furiously is currently accepting submissions for children’s literature. This includes picture books, early chapter books, and middle grade novels.

If you feel that your work is a good fit for Read Furiously, please include the following within your submission packet:
  • 1) a brief synopsis of your work, including estimated length. Please include any main characters, an outline of plot points (spoilers are unnecessary), and thematic content.
  • 2) a sample of your manuscript, up to 2,000 words or 5 competed pages in the case of picture books. Please also include a brief timeline for a completed manuscript
  • 3) additional sample work, if available. This includes previously published work, a blog, social media, or anything that will give us a range and feel of your writing style.
  • 4) a brief author bio of 50 words or less.
  • 5) brief responses to these supplemental details: how would you categorize your work (genre, inspired titles, etc)? Who is your audience, including their Lexile measure? How does this title fit within the existing Read Furiously catalog?
Please send submissions to with your name and project title as the subject line.

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