Submissions

Submissions

Hardie Grant Children's Publishing is always looking for fresh, exciting and well-written stories that kids and teenagers will love to read. We especially welcome 'Own Voice' stories and manuscripts from diverse authors.


PICTURE BOOKS

We are currently accepting submissions. Please submit via Submittable.  


FICTION FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS

We are currently accepting submissions. Please submit via Submittable.  

Please visit the Ampersand Prize page for more information about our biannual award for debut middle-grade and YA novelists. The Ampersand Prize will run again in 2022. 


CHILDREN'S NON-FICTION

We are not currently accepting submissions – please check back soon! 


HOW TO SUBMIT

If you've submitted your manuscript via Submittable, you'll receive an automatic reply email to acknowledge we've received it. If we are interested in your manuscript we'll email you within two months. If we do not contact you please assume we appreciate your interest in working with us but have decided your manuscript is not suitable for our lists.

Please note we will not accept any submissions via email. 


ILLUSTRATORS AND DESIGNERS

Hardie Grant Children's Publishing 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!