We’re looking for one good book.

Each of our imprints, Raven Books and Blue Crow Books, is looking for one good book to publish in our Spring 2018 lineup.


Your book is

Polished, full-length (60,000 to 80,000 words or so), and ready to go. BCB publishes popular fiction (but no short story collections—novels only). Raven books publishes nonfiction, including memoir, social inquiry, cultural commentary, and more—including essay collections. (Take a look at our titles to see what we like.)


We give priority to

Women of color, disabled writers, immigrants, queer writers, and others whose writing publishing tends to turn its back on. Let us know in your query letter.


What you need to do

Submit a query letter AND the first 10 pages pasted into the email (no attachments) to contact@bluecrowpublishing.com with a subject line that starts “Raven Pitch” or “Blue Crow Pitch” followed by the title of your book.



Oct 1, 2017


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