Lantern Publishing & Media
128 2nd Place, Garden Suite
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., EST
Editorial & Sales:
Brian Normoyle – brian [at] lanternpm [dot] org.
Martin Rowe – martin [at] lanternpm [dot] org.
Emily Lavieri-Scull – emily [at] lanternpm [dot] org.
MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
Before you submit a proposal to Lantern, please answer the questions in the attached document. If you wish to submit a manuscript, make sure you are certain of the following items: The manuscript is as complete and finished as you can make it; the subject matter is of interest to Lantern (i.e. conforms to one or more of the categories we publish); the manuscript is formatted in the way we would wish. If your manuscript satisfies the above criteria, then you may send it as an attachment to editorial [at] lanternbooks [dot] com, with a résumé, complete table of contents, relevant marketing information, and any other material that would be useful. If you do decide to mail to us at our Brooklyn office (address below) you must include a self-addressed stamped envelope. If you want your materials returned, please provide enough postage for us to return it.
For more information on submitting nonfiction book proposals to an editor, we recommend you read “Submission Tips from an Editor” and Don’t Submit Your Manuscript Until You’ve Read This Post. For more information on publishing, we recommend Jane Friedman’s excellent website and Seth Godin’s Advice for Authors. For information on self-publishing, we recommend How to Self-Publish a Book.
Lantern only accepts interest in translating foreign rights when a publisher has been secured for the translation of those rights. We do this to: protect copyright, ensure an accurate translation, and provide for proper distribution of the translated book. For all inquiries on rights, contact: Sabine Weeke, at T: +44 1 309 692138, or E: rights [at] findhornpress [dot] com.
You do not need our permission to quote from a Lantern book unless the total number of words you are quoting from that book is over 500 words. If the number of words is less than 499, then you merely need to cite the sources in your footnotes, endnotes, or bibliography. If the number of words is greater than 499, then you must apply for permission. For information on permissions visit this page. Permission requests should be sent to editorial [at] lanternpm [dot] org.