Submission Guidelines


Book Express will provide marketing, press releases, proof copy, editorial evaluation, production, perfect bound production, optional ebook and online bookstore availability. Book Express wiil solicit for brick and mortar bookstore placement. Book Express will also actively seek public library and academic library placement of books in its catalog.

Book Express does consider self-published titles. 
  Submission Guidelines
  • Fiction
    •    60,000 + words

  • Non-Fiction
    •    30,000 + words


  • Special interest in Young Adult African American fiction

  • Electronic Submissions Accepted                   

  Submit electronic submissions to:







Author's  Responsibility 

  •     No investment
  •      Implement changes to  manuscript  
  •     Participate in marketing

Book Express

  •     All published titles are returnable to encourage book signing acceptance by retailers 


  •      All titles are priced at standard wholesale trade discounts to encourage store placement


  • Authors royalty paid at 8% of retail price 
















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