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About Us

Celadon Books, founded in 2017 by Jamie Raab and Deb Futter as a division of Macmillan Publishers, publishes a highly curated list of twenty to twenty-five new titles a year. The list of both fiction and nonfiction is classic and uncommon. Celadon focuses on publishing commercial and literary books and discovering and nurturing talent.

Our list includes a wide-ranging selection of  fiction and non-fiction, from page-turning thrillers and literary novels to works of history and psychology, narrative nonfiction and memoirs. The common denominator is that we aim to publish books of quality with commercial appeal.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: Due to the overwhelming number of unsolicited manuscripts, proposals and query letters we receive daily, it is our house policy not to read them. We do not accept responsibility for loss or damage to, or return of, unsolicited manuscripts; unsolicited materials you send to us will be recycled or otherwise discarded. We regret that we cannot read your material. If you would like additional information about publishers and literary agencies that do read unsolicited manuscripts, we recommend that you consult Literary Marketplace, a reference work published annually and available in many public libraries. Good luck placing your work, and thanks again for thinking of Celadon Books

General Inquiries

For press inquiries & general questions, contact us at contact@celadonbooks.com

UK & Translation Rights

For information regarding UK and translation rights, please email foreignrights@celadonbooks.com.

Permission Requests

All permission requests should be submitted via our Permission Request Form.

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