Books in New York Relit are reissues of historical, literary fiction about New York.
Proposals should be sent as an email attachment to Fredric Nachbaur at [email protected].
We recommend that proposals include the following:
- a cover letter outlining the book's argument, its contribution to scholarship, and its fit with our list
- a current curriculum vitae
- a prospectus (5-10 pp), giving a detailed outline of the book and addressing its target audience, competing works, anticipated completion date, anticipated word count (including notes and bibliography), and any art or graphics requirements
- contributor bios (edited volumes only)
- a sample chapter (optional)
Do not send complete manuscripts unless you have been asked to do so. We will attempt to give you an initial response within eight weeks.