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Information for authors

We work collaboratively with scholars to communicate their work to the broadest audience in the most appropriate formats.

We publish research works (single, multi-authored and edited), textbooks, short-form books (30-50,000 words) and book series.

If you would like to submit a proposal to the press, please follow the guidelines below and e-mail the material to the appropriate editor for your subject area.

Research guidelines (Word)
Textbook guidelines (Word)
Short-form book guidelines (Word)
Series guidelines (Word)

If you would like to discuss a project before submission, please contact the relevant editor below.

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Contact Sarah Bird on 44 (0)117 954 5951 or email sarah.bird@bristol.ac.uk for books in Environment and sustainability and Human geography.

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Contact Helen Davis on 44 (0)117 428 2620 or email helen.davis@bristol.ac.uk for books in Law.
Contact Victoria Pittman on 44 (0)117 954 5947 or email v.pittman@bristol.ac.uk for books in Sociology.

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Contact Paul Stevens on 44 (0)117 954 5940 or email paul.stevens@bristol.ac.uk for books in Business & Management and Economics and society.

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Emily Watt is currently on maternity leave.

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Contact Stephen Wenham on 44 (0)117 954 5942 or email s.wenham@bristol.ac.uk for books in Politics and International Relations.

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