First, make sure your project fits with the kinds of books we publish:

  • Heath and wellness
  • Fitness and exercise
  • Living with chronic diseases and medical
  • Self-help and inspirational
  • Sustainability and green living
  • We do not publish fiction

Second, you must submit a book proposal that includes:

  • A synopsis (no more than 2 pages)
  • A complete table of contents
  • At least two, preferably three sample chapters
  • A list of additional materials will be included in the book: Charts, photographs, illustrations, case studied, etc.
  • Author bio information. Why are you qualified to write this book? What other books have you written? What are your promotional skills? (public speaking, television or radio appearances or seminars you have conducted on the subject.)
  • A run-down of the book’s market potential: Who might read this book? Is it a broad audience, (all men over age 30) or a niche audience (stamp collectors between the ages of 30 and 32)?
  • Analysis of the competition: What other books exist on the same subject? How is yours different, the similar, better?

Please keep in mind that we receive many proposals and so can we consider only those that are complete and well presented. That doesn’t mean the presentation has to be fancy or expensive. It does mean the proposal should be well written and carefully executed.


Please send your submission/proposal in PDF form by email:

Or by US mail:

Hatherleigh Press
62545 State Highway 10
Hobart, New York 13788


Hatherleigh is dedicated to publishing reliable and authoritative content in healthy living. Projects are carefully selected for relevance and interest to knowledge-seeking consumers.

Hatherleigh books, DVDs, and electronic publishing products empower individuals to embrace a greater understanding of themselves and their world through practical, accessible presentations.

Hatherleigh encourages active and healthy lifestyles, involvement in family and community, earth-friendly choices, and mindful awareness of the interconnectedness of all things.

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