Thanks so much for your interest in submitting your novel to Monarch. We are a full-service traditional publishing company, specializing in clean fiction from middle grades to young adult.
Open for submissions, January 1, 2022.
Monarch is interested in publishing fiction titles that appeal to middle grade to young adult readers. Click here to read more about what we're looking for.
If you have a story that needs to be told, share it with Monarch during our open submission period. Surprise us! Make us laugh. Bring on the tears. Let us escape in your world for a little while! Thank you for trusting us with your gifts God has given you. Thanks for honoring your blank page. Now, go on and submit! We can't wait to read!
**If you'd like to know our definition of clean reads, we do not publish any mature-rated scenes, racist or derogatory works, profanity, or material that is explicit. No sexually explicit references allowed. If you are unsure if your work is clean fiction, reach out. We will be happy to let you know our publishing standards.**
Please send a one-page query letter, a synopsis, and the first three chapters of the completed manuscript to email@example.com for review. In the subject line include QUERY - TITLE - GENRE - AUTHOR NAME. No attachments. Include all of your material in the body of the email. Our response time will be 4-6 weeks.
Don't stress over the query letter. Let us know about your story. What's the genre? How many words does your manuscript have? Who's your audience? What's it all about? Then, let tell us who you are and why your book matters! Please include your bio, social media links, publishing history, etc. We will follow you on social media to get to know more about you and your literary world!