Please read the submission guidelines carefully before submitting a book proposal to Bakwa Books or our new imprint, Kuumba Books.
Bakwa Books is interested in a wide range of book proposals, but mostly fiction and creative non-fiction. We are looking for literary and commercial fiction, and non-fiction, especially memoir, autobiography, biography, cookery and travel writing.
If you would like to submit your work to Bakwa Books, please include the following:
• For fiction submissions, send an informative cover letter, a brief synopsis and the first thirty pages. Please include the cover letter in the body of the email and attach the sample pages as well as the brief synopsis.
• For non-fiction submissions, send an informative cover letter, a full outline, and the first thirty pages of the manuscript. Please include the cover letter in the body of the email and attach the sample pages as well as the full outline.
Please allow 4-10 weeks for a response before sending a reminder. We acknowledge receipt of all submissions.
If you would like to submit your work, please follow the guidelines above and email email@example.com
We also offer editing and publishing services for self-published authors and small presses through our new imprint Kuumba Books.
For enquires, send a query letter in the body of the email, the entire manuscript, and a proposal as attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Kuumba Books Enquiry" as the subject.