Publisher of Humanities, Social Science & STEM Books


How to Publish Your Book

Ready to publish your book?

Taylor & Francis welcomes submissions of book proposals for academic and professional books.

If you are interested in submitting a proposal, you can find information on the process below. We look forward to receiving your submission.

Icon: Download image Submit Proposal

Select the appropriate Editorial contact from the list on our website who will be experienced in your subject area.

Icon:Clipboard Internal Editorial Assessment

The Editor will assess the strengths of your proposal and how well it fits with the subject list.

Icon: Magnifying glassInitial peer review

Your proposal will be sent out for initial peer review (4-6 weeks).

Icon: Speech bubble Discuss Reviews

Potentially revise and resubmit proposal based on reviewer feedback and discussions with your Editor.

Icon: Pair of hands shakingEditorial Board Meeting

If approved for publication, the contract terms are determined.

Icon: Paper and pencilSign Contract

Key parts of the contract include length, royalties, copyright, and the delivery date.

Icon: Page of a manuscriptWriting Phase

May include peer reviews or work with a Development Editor. At this stage, your Editor will send you detailed guidelines on formatting, image specs, permissions etc. Talk to your Editor about content issues.

Icon: BookManuscript Delivery

Submit your final manuscript, working with an Editorial Assistant on formatting and permissions queries.

Icon: EyeProduction

Production Editor assigned. Copyediting and typesetting, proofreading and indexing, collating and correction, and cover finalized. Production usually takes 5-6 months.

Icon: Rocket Book Publishes

Our global sales & marketing team works with retailers, universities and other aggregators to ensure your book is promoted and sold to the appropriate target audience.

Ready to submit your proposal? View and download our publishing guidelines.