Peachtree Publishers specializes in quality children’s books, from picture books to young adult fiction and nonfiction. Peachtree also publishes nonfiction for adults, including consumer references in health, education, self-help, and parenting; and regional guide books about the American South.
They DO NOT publish adult historical novels, science fiction, fantasy, romance, westerns, horror, poetry, short stories, plays, business, scientific or technical reference, or books intended specifically as textbooks. They DO publish children’s fiction (including historical novels) and nonfiction picture books, chapter books, middle readers, young adult books. Before submitting, become familiar with the titles they currently publish.
For children’s picture books, send full manuscript. For all others, send either full manuscript OR table of contents plus three sample chapters. Peachtree does not accept query letters alone without sample chapters or a full manuscript.
Include bio (past publishing credentials, education, etc.), and SASE for a response. Send an appropriately-sized envelope with adequate postage for return of materials. Submissions without sufficient postage will not be returned.
Submissions by mail only. Peachtree does not accept manuscript submissions via fax or email. They will not review any manuscript sent on CD or diskette. Submissions should be addressed to:
Helen Harriss, Acquisitions Editor
1700 Chattahoochee Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30318