You will receive a written response generally within a ten (10) week period. Please provide an email address for the response to be sent. We will be
unable to answer telephone inquiries about your manuscript. Unsolicited manuscripts (or books) will not be returned. Please do not submit
the entire script. Two to 3 sample chapters would be sufficient. Please
do not send your originals. African American Images is not responsible
for manuscripts that are lost. Manuscripts should be sent through the mail.
Scripts sent by email or fax will not be considered.
We do not publish reprints, poetry, plays, essays, novels,
autobiographies, or biographies.
Typically, we do not publish manuscripts exclusively addressing the
Continent of Africa.
Generally speaking, African American Images publishes books
from an Afrocentric frame of reference that promote self-esteem,
collective values, liberation, and skill development.
We do not publish adult fiction. Our adult books, however, must provide
solutions for African Americans.
We do publish juvenile fiction and non-fiction.
African American Images does not advance royalties.
In the event that our office agrees to publish your work and in order to
expedite the production of your book, please incorporate the following format
when typing the script: