Submit your manuscript

Thank you for your interest in Shadow Mountain Publishing.

Shadow Mountain Publishing is passionate about clean content and empowering values. We publish general fiction and nonfiction for all ages, all genres. We have a strong interest in middle grade fantasy and clean romance. We also publish a limited number of manuscripts in specialized genres including children’s picture books, family and parenting, and self-help. In addition, we are not interested in the following genres: business and finance, family histories/personal journals, religion, or poetry.

Our Ensign Peak imprint specializes in books that are religious in nature but are intended for a general, nondenominational audience. Please submit manuscripts intended for this imprint through Shadow Mountain Publishing.

To submit your manuscript, please follow these steps:

1. Read our submission guidelines here.
2. Because we use Submittable.com to facilitate our submission process, please create a user name and password below. This will allow for easy communication regarding your submission.
3. Allow twelve to fourteen weeks for us to complete the review process and reply to you with our decision.

Lisa Mangum
Managing Editor
Shadow Mountain Publishing