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Submissions

Speaking Tiger accepts unsolicited manuscripts for fiction and general non-fiction works in the English language.

How to submit?

  1. E-mail a query letter with a brief synopsis of your work and three sample chapters, if it is fiction OR a detailed proposal with chapter outlines, if it is non-fiction to editorial@speakingtiger.com.
  2. If your work interests us we will ask for the full manuscript, hardcopy of which should be mailed to this address:
    Speaking Tiger
    4381/4, Ansari Road, Darya Ganj,
    New Delhi-110002,
    India.
  3. Please do not send the full manuscript unless requested for.

Ensure

That your name and contact information are clearly and prominently printed.

That the submission is so formatted and printed that it can be easily read.

Note

We will need at least six to eight weeks to evaluate your initial submission and three months to evaluate the full manuscript if requested for. Request for the full manuscript is not a commitment to publish and the decision to accept or reject your proposal is the company’s alone.

We will get in touch with you should we decide to take the proposal forward.

Rejected submissions will not be re-evaluated.

Retain a copy of your work. Speaking Tiger will not be liable for any loss or damage to the submitted work nor will the company return unsolicited or rejected manuscripts to the author.

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Book launch of ‘Upcountry Tales: Once Upon a Time in the Heart of India’ by Mark Tully. The book was launched on Wednesday, 11 October 2017 at India International Centre, New Delhi. The author was in conversation with Ira Pande, author and columnist. Sunit Tandon, theatre personality, did a dramatized reading from the book. Click here to view album.

‘We have seen terrible cruelty in our times…. Innocent men being killed as they go about their everyday affairs. Writers being killed because you don’t agree with what they write. These are frightening times’
Click here to read excerpts from the interview with Nayantara Sahgal.

‘When The Moon Shines By Day is a perturbing wake-up call of India’s transformation – “In 1975, we had a clear dictatorship. Today’s situation is worse because we’re under the guise of a democracy but the travesties are far worse – mob lynchings, murders in view of the police.’ Author Nayantara Sahgal discusses When the Moon Shines by Day with Githa Hariharan on Facebook. Click here.

Reviews

‘The White Umbrella is a good, calming read for all ages, a testament to the undercurrent of humanity in today’s fractured world.’ Book review of The White Umbrella by Brian Sewell.

‘… Ghosh distinguishes his work by lending the novel a dreamlike quality, cutting away the ropes of reality which binds us to the harsh truth of life.’ Book review of The Vermilion Boat by Sudhin N. Ghose.

‘The book is action packed, funny, and spirited in its journey through the crossroads of Northeast, where people and their cultures interact outside mainland India’s worldview. Travel has different meaning for everyone; Anil Yadav’s memoir is a refreshing look at travel and writing as a journey to embracing a world different from your own, but at the same time recognizing that difference requires courage and compassion.’ Book review of Is That Even a Country, Sir! by Anil Yadav, translated from the Hindi by Anurag Basnet.

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