Skyhorse Publishing is open to receiving nonfiction book proposals in these categories:
- Sports (Team and Individual)
- Outdoor Sport (Hunting, Fishing, and Camping)
- Adventure and Travel
- Health and Fitness
- House and Home
- Military History
- Games and Gambling
- Pets and Animals
- Nature and Science
- Food and Wine
- True Crime
- Current Events
Book proposals should include:
- A brief query (cover) letter
- A one-to-two page synopsis
- An annotated chapter outline
- Market analysis, including competitive research
- A sample chapter or two
- Your curriculum vitae (bio) including a list of all previous publishing credits
Be sure to read Skyhorse Publishing Submission Guidelines before submitting your proposal.
Sky Pony Press is the children’s division of Skyhorse Publishing. They will consider picture books, early readers, middle grade novels, novelties, and informational books for all ages. They are open to YA fiction and series as long as the topic is related to the subject areas they publish.
Nonfiction proposals for children’s books should follow the same themes found in the Skyhorse books, namely independent living, farm living, wilderness living, recycling, and other green topics. They will also consider books about special needs, such as autism, ADHD, food allergies, etc. Nonfiction must be educational and inform children about the world around them.
To submit your proposal, follow the instructions in the Sky Pony Submission Guidelines.