Are you an author? Or would you like to be an author? If you're considering writing a book and need a publisher, please continue reading to learn about the types of books we are looking to publish and other helpful information.
College Press Publishing Company is an evangelical Christian publishing house primarily associated with the Christian Churches/Churches of Christ. Knowing that finding a publisher for a manuscript can sometimes be a confusing process, we have developed these guidelines for writers so that we may streamline the process wherever possible.
College Press Seeks Proposals For:
- Bible studies
- Topical studies (biblically based)
- Apologetic studies
- Historical biographies of Christians
College Press Does Not Publish:
- Game or Puzzle books
- Books on prophecy from a premillennial or dispensational viewpoint
- ANY books that do not contain a Christian message
Procedure for Submitting Your Proposal to College Press
Always send a proposal, or query letter, first. (College Press does not read manuscripts until the proposal letter has been approved - the only exception is when an editor has requested the material).
Please follow the Publishing Guidelines, Proposal Checklist, and Writing Tips below as you develop your book proposal.
Send all query letters (first) and requested manuscripts to:
College Press Publishing
PO Box 1132
2111 N. Main Street, Suite C
Joplin, MO 64801
You may send your query letter and requested material electronically to:
What Happens Next
College Press will respond to proposals in two or three months. If your proposal meets our current needs and qualifications, we will request a full manuscript for further evaluation. College Press will respond to your idea within two months of receiving it.