Submit a Book Proposal

Should you have any proposals now or in the future for a new book under your authorship or editorship, please fill out our Book Idea Form and return it to n.columbus@novapublishers.com. Please note: Chapter proposals do not require filling in this form.

Decision will be sent within 30 days of receipt
Average production cycle:
20 weeks for Hardcover books and 100 days for Softcover books after the final manuscript is submitted and accepted.
Books can be updated and revised at 6, 12 and 18 months after first publication date.

Tentative title of the proposed book (required):

1. Type of proposed publication - Please select one:

Authored Book (Monograph): A monograph is an author’s original work (no individual chapter contributors)

Edited Book (Edited Collection): A collection of scholarly or scientific chapters written by different authors collected together in one book by an editor(s). The chapters in an edited volume must be original works (not republished works).

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2. Type of preferred book binding - Please select one:

Hardcover Book + E-book (Over 70,000 words or more than 200 book pages)

Softcover Book + E-book (Between 35,000 – 70,000 words or between 100 – 200 book pages)

*Manuscripts consisting of less than 35,000 words may be published as an e-book only.

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3. Editor/Author Details - Full name, affiliation and position:

Phone Number

City

State/Province/Region

Zip Code

Country

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4. Estimated total size of your proposed book (Printed books must be between 35,000-200,000 words)

Words:

Text Pages (350 words per page):

Figures:

Tables:

Total Book Pages (include text, figures and tables):

Are color graphics necessary? (Color graphics are permitted and are billed at the prevailing rate).

YESNO

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5. English Editing: Please select one

The monograph/all chapters will be written by a native English speaker

The monograph/all chapters will be edited by a native English speaker prior to submission

When will the complete manuscript be ready for submission? (approximate date) (Month/Year)

Projected Table of Contents:

Please state in detail the subject of the proposed publication and indicate its academic level:

Please include a 200-500 word descriptive paragraph which we could use for our website posting and brochures should a contract be signed:

Please give details of the principal audiences for the publication. List relevant subject areas and job functions.

What competitive publications are available?

What particular advantages does your publication have compared to the competitive publications?

Where the publication might be promoted, when published? What networks do you have to support this?

Please list the specialists in your field who will give you endorsements to be submitted with the final manuscript.

Please list distinguished specialists in your field potentially interested in writing a scientific book on the topic of their expertise who you can recommend to Nova. (Please disregard this request if you have already given your recommendations.)

Distinguished Specialists Name:

Distinguished Specialists Field of Interest:

Distinguished Specialists Email Address:

How quickly do you think your publication might become out of date?

Your recent publications (past 5 years):

Other possible types of publications:
Book SeriesOnline BookConference ProceedingsReference work

If you are interested in one of the above options, please mark the publication type and we will send you additional information.

Thank you.