Sandycove is an imprint of Penguin Random House Ireland. We are delighted to consider manuscripts and proposals, in all genres.
We strongly encourage submissions via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please send a Word document consisting of a cover letter, short synopsis (no more than 500 words) and the work itself. The cover letter should include a brief summary of your book (a couple of sentences – not a synopsis) and a short note on yourself. Please do not send separate documents: all three elements should be included in a single document.
Please note, we are not accepting children's book submissions at the moment.
In the subject line of your email please include:
• your name
• the title of your work
• whether it is fiction or non-fiction
• the initials of the editor you would like to look at your material if you have a preference (check out details of who our editors are and what they publish above).
So your subject line might read like this: Stephen Green - The Chimneys (F) – BB.
In the body of your email please duplicate the information you have provided in your cover letter. (We ask you to provide this information twice for administrative reasons.)
When you send through your submission, you will receive an automatic email acknowledging receipt.
An editor will read your submission as soon as possible. Please allow at least three months for a response; because of the volume of submissions we receive, it is impossible for us to estimate precisely how long a response might take. We are not in a position to give you information about the progress of your submission by phone or email. Unfortunately, it is not possible to give editorial feedback at submission stage.
We are very keen to consider your work, and we thank you for adhering to our submission requirements, which are intended to help us consider it as quickly and efficiently as possible.