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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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