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The publishers at Lakeside Press are looking for historical works and works of historical fiction, children’s book authors and illustrators, fiction for young adults and stories with Christian themes.

*Stories with other themes may be considered for publication.

Submission Guidelines

We accept unsolicited submissions. We accept submissions in hard copy by mail only. We do not accept submissions by email. Do not send us original art or photographs. Include a self addressed stamped envelope with sufficient postage for the return of your manuscript or indicate if you would prefer us to recycle it should we decide not to publish. We try to respond within three months. We will contact you via mail letting you know our decision on your submission. No phone calls please.

Please include a cover letter, a short one to two page summary of your book and up to five chapters rather than the entire manuscript. In your cover letter please include a short biography, contact information and word count of the proposed publication. For non-fiction, please include a table of contents. For children’s picture book stories please submit the complete manuscript. No amateur illustrations. Illustrators submit digital images on a CD or a quality copy of original artwork.

Mail your submissions to:

Lakeside Press
PO Box 826
Willmar, MN 56201