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Robert Hale Ltd Publishes adult fiction (but not interested
in category crime, romance or science fiction). Unsolicited mss, synopses
and ideas for books welcome. Over 200 titles a year. John Hale, Clerkenwell
House, 45-47 Clerkenwell Green, London EC1R OHT. Tel: 0207 251 2661.
Fax: 0207 490 4958 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Harlequin Mills & Boon Ltd Publishes romantic fiction and
historical romance. Over 600 titles a year.
Mills & Boon Romance/Mills & Boon Tender Romance (Eds:
Tessa Shapcott, Samantha Bell) (50-55,000 words) Contemporary romances
with international settings, focusing on hero and heroine.
Mills & Boon Medical Romance (Ed: Sheila Hodgson) (50-55,000
words) Modern medical practice provides a unique background to love
Mills & Boon Historical Romance (Ed: Linda Fildew) (75-80,000
words) Historical romances.
MIRA (Ed: Linda Fildew) (minimum 100,000 words) Individual
Mills & Boon Temptation titles are acquired through the
Silhouette, Desire, Special Edition, Sensation and Intrigue
imprints are handled by US-based Silhouette Books.
Please send query letter in the first instance. Tip sheets and
guidelines for the Mills & Boon series available from the website
or Harlequin Mills & Boon Editorial Dept. (please send s.a.e.). Address:
Eton House, 18-24 Paradise Road, Richmond, Surrey TW9 1SR. Tel: 0208
288 2800. Fax: 0208 288 2899. Website: www.eharlequin.com
HarperCollins Publishers Ltd Publisher of high-profile
authors (J G Ballard, Fay Weldon, Frank McCourt and John Major). Publishing
Directors Nick Sayers (Fiction), Michael Fishwick (Non-fiction), Susan
IMPRINTS: Collins Crime, Collins Willow (sport) - publishing Director
Michael Doggart. Flamingo (literary fiction, both hardback and paperback)
- publishing Director Philip Gwyn Jones. HarperCollins Audiobooks,
HarperCollins Entertainment Publishing - director Val Hudson. HarperCollins
Paperbacks, Tolkien, Voyager (science fiction/fantasy) - publishing
director Jane Johnson. No longer accepts unsolicited submissions.
Fourth Estate (CLICK
Thorsons (Divisional Managing Director Stephen Bray) Health, nutrition,
business, parenting, popular psychology, positive thinking, self-help,
divination, therapy, recovery, feminism, women's issues, mythology,
religion, yoga, tarot, personal development, sexual politics, biography,
history, popular culture About 250 titles a year. IMPRINT Element
Children's Divisional Managing Director Kate Hams IMPRINTS Picture
Lions, HarperCollins Audio, Jets Quality picture books and book and
tape sets for under 7s, all categories of fiction for the 6-14 age
group, dictionaries for pre-school and primary. About 250 titles a
year. No longer accepts unsolicited mss.
HarperCollins E Publishing (Editorial Director Leo Hollis) Internet
publishing programme launched in February 2001. IMPRINT PerfectBound
77-85 Fulham Palace Road, London W6 8JB. Tel: 020 8741 7070. Fax:
020 8307 4440. Website: www.fireandwater.com.
Also at Freepost PO Box, Glasgow G4 0NB. Tel: 0141 772 3200. Fax:
0141 306 3119
The Harvill Press Ltd Publishes literature in translation
(especially Russian, Italian and French), English literature, quality
thrillers, illustrated books and Africana, plus an occasional literature
anthology. AUTHORS Mikhail Bulgakov, Raymond Carver, Richard Ford,
Alan Garner, Peter Hoeg, Robert Hughes, Giuseppe T. di Lampedusa,
Peter Matthiessen, Cees Nooteboom, Boris Pasternak, Georges Perec,
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Marguerite Yourcenar. Mss usually submitted
by foreign publishers and agents, therefore English language writers
tend to do well in Europe. Synopses and ideas welcome. No educational
or technical books. Guido Waldman, 2 Aztec Row, Bemers Road, Islington,
London Nl OPW. Tel: 0207 704 8766. Fax: 0207 704 8805
Hodder Headline plc Always on the lookout for fresh talent.
Headline Book Publishing
(Managing Director: Amanda Ridout. Non-fiction Publishing Director:
Heather Holden-Brown; Fiction Publishing Director: Jane Morpeth.)
Publishes commercial and literary fiction (hardback and paperback)
and popular non-fiction, including biography, cinema, countryside,
food and wine, popular science, TV tie-ins and sports yearbooks.
IMPRINTS: Headline (Anne Williams); Headline Feature (Bill Massey);
Review (Geraldine Cooke).
Hodder & Stoughton General See their website page 'Getting Published'.
(Managing Director: Martin Neild. Deputy Managing Director:
Sue Fletcher. Non-fiction: Roland Philipps; Sceptre: Carole Welch;
Fiction: Carolyn Mays.)
Publishes commercial and literary fiction; biography, autobiography,
history, self-help, humour, travel and other general interest non-fiction;
IMPRINTS: Hodder & Stoughton; Lir; Coronet; Flame; New English
Hodder Children's Books
Managing Director: Mary Tapissier.
IMPRINTS: Hodder Children's Books; Signature.
338 Euston Road, London NW1 3BH. Tel: 0207 873 6000. Fax: 0207
Honeyglen Publishing Ltd A small publishing house whose
output is 'extremely limited'. Publishes history, philosophy of history,
biography and selective fiction. No children's or science fiction.
Unsolicited mss welcome. N. S. Poderegin, 56 Durrels House,
Warwick Gardens, London W14 8QB. Tel: 0207 602 2876. Fax: 0207 602
Honno Welsh Women's Press Founded in 1986 by a group of
women who wanted to create more opportunities for women in publishing.
A co-operative operation that publishes fiction (adult and teenage)
and children's books, all with a Welsh connection. About 6 titles
a year. Welcomes mss and ideas for books from women only. All material
must have a Welsh connection and be sent as hard copy, not by e-mail.
Gwenllian Dafydd, c/o Theological College, King Street, Aberystwyth,
Ceredigion SY23 2LT. Tel: 01970 623150. Fax: 01970 623150. Email:
House of Stratus Publishes fiction and non-fiction. Backlist
of over 1200 titles including C.P. Snow, Brian Aldiss, Nevil Shute
and G.K. Chesterton. About 30 titles annually. Submissions should
incorporate a synopsis, sample chapter and author c.v. Tim Forrester,
24c Old Burlington Street, London W1X 1RL. Tel: 020 7494 6400. Fax:
020 7494 6444. Website: www.houseofstratus.com
I.M.P. Fiction Ltd Publishes 'innovative new cutting-edge'
fiction. No crime or science fiction. Approach in writing, enclosing
biography, synopsis, first three chapters and s.a.e. Material will
not be returned if postage and packing not provided. Kaye Roach, PO
Box 14691, London SE1 2ZA. Tel: 020 7357 8007. Fax: 020 7357 8068
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