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Call for Mid-grade Submissions at Gibbs Smith.

Posted on: November 24, 2009

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Georgia McBride is pleased to announce a wonderful submissions opportunity from Gibbs Smith! Editor, Michelle Witte contacted her and asked her to help spread the word. #YAlitchat Community members were alerted last night. Gibbs Smith is seeking both agented and unagented writers with great ideas for middle grade activity books for children anywhere from 6–14 years old. Submit a detailed outline of the proposed project and a writing sample (generally the first three chapters) using the online submission page. They will invite you to send the entire manuscript if they are interested.

Please note: Gibbs Smith not accepting submissions for children’s picture books or fiction of any kind. They will only contact you if they are interested.

For more about what Gibbs Smith is looking for, please read the official Gibbs Smith Blog

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2 Responses to "Call for Mid-grade Submissions at Gibbs Smith."

Wow, good luck to you on getting your contract, I’m sure it will happen… 🙂

Thanks.

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I am an aspiring picturebook writer with some magazine credits just no picture book contract yet. I know it is coming and I am more than willing to work for it.

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