Submissions

BOOKS FOR YOUNGER READERS

We are currently accepting submissions for PICTURE BOOKS (ages 0-5). To submit your manuscript to the HGE team, please follow these guidelines: 

    • Explore our website to familiarise yourself with our list and the sorts of books we love to publish. 
    • Email your proposal to HGEsubmissions@hardiegrant.com.au, listing manuscript's category and title in the email subject line. In the body of your email, provide a brief synopsis of your story and any relevant background information (publishing history, awards or residencies, etc.).  Please attach the manuscript separately as a Word document or PDF, and only include illustrations if they’re integral to the proposal. 
    • An automatic email acknowledging receipt will be sent. Should your proposal be successful, we will be in contact via email within a month. If you do not hear from us, please assume that we do not wish to pursue your manuscript for our list. 


CHILDREN'S AND YOUNG ADULT FICTION

Please visit the Ampersand Prize page for more information about our annual award for debut middle-grade and YA novelists. We are not currently accepting manuscripts outside of this submission window. 


ILLUSTRATORS & DESIGNERS 

Hardie Grant Egmont is currently taking folio submissions from illustrators and designers. Please explore our website to familiarise yourself with our list and the sorts of books we love to publish, then – if applicable – send your folio through to HGEdesign@hardiegrant.com.au. We pride ourselves on working with Australia and NZ's best and brightest creatives, so go on, get in touch!