Acorn Press publishes books in most genres about Prince Edward Island, by Prince Edward Islanders.

If you have a manuscript that fits these guidelines, be sure to send your manuscript by regular post. It must be typed and double-spaced (double-sided printing is acceptable as long as the pages are clearly numbered); please do NOT send your original copy. Please expect up to six months for a reply.

Following are some additional guidelines to follow, by genre:

FICTION/NON-FICTION
Please send an outline, and a couple sample chapters demonstrating your writing. In your cover letter please tell us why you're qualified to write this book. Include a list of past publications and/or prizes, as well as suggested markets for the book. If you are submitting a proposal for non-fiction, include a list of possible illustrations (e.g., maps, photos, artwork).

POETRY
Please submit your manuscript in its entirety (no more than 100 pages). In your cover letter, be sure to include a list of past publications and/or prizes.

CHILDREN'S CHAPTER BOOKS
Please send an outline, and a couple sample chapters demonstrating your writing. In your cover letter please tell us why you're qualified to write this book. Include a list of past publications and/or prizes, as well as suggested markets for the book.

CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOKS
Please submit your manuscript in its entirety. It is not necessary to submit illustrations.In your cover letter, be sure to include a list of past publications and/or prizes.