All submissions should be provided in Microsoft Word format (.doc or .docx). PDF documents are not acceptable as publishing in electronic or physical publishing may require adjustments to formatting. Images, maps, or diagrams should be provided in situ.

All submissions must be original content, owned by the listed authors and not published elsewhere, either self-published or by another publishing organization. Any artwork not created by the listed authors must have appropriate licensing and attribution.

Full proposals should include the following information and be sent to

  1. Proposed title
  2. Names of all authors
  3. Overview or synopsis of the book
  4. Anticipated length
  5. Anticipated submission date of the completed manuscript
  6. If possible, one complete chapter
  7. For non-fiction titles, a list of potential reviewers
  8. Brief Curriculum Vitae and list of publications for all authors

We are also very happy to discuss any ideas that you might have about potential books that fit into the scope of titles for CDG Books (i.e., novels, novellas, non-fiction, essays, and opinion pieces), then please feel free to contact Jennifer Buchanan (