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    Sleeping Bear Press

    I don't get how this isn't on the list, but I checked.

    http://sleepingbearpress.com/

    Has anyone submitted to them?
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    My agent, Anna Olswanger, has sold at least a few picture books to them. They're very, very legit.

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    Thanks, do you know if they pay advances?
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    One of the sales was listed in Publishers Marketplace as a "nice deal," which would indicate yes. But it was a couple years ago and things can always change.

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    I can't imagine an Agent of Anna's stature selling to a publisher that doesn't pay advances but just double checked in SCBWI's "The Book" and they do pay advances against royalties but are closed to unsolicited subs.

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    They are open to submissions from unagented authors.
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    Are they? Must be my book is outdated, time to download a newer version, thanks Undercover

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    Yeah, they have it posted in their submission guidelines here: http://sleepingbearpress.com/submission_guidelines
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    I'm familiar with their picture books and board books - they are on the shelves of bookstores big and small in my area. They have a lot of regionally-themed picture books for the Great Lakes area (Legend of Sleeping Bear, Tallulah - Mermaid of the Great Lakes, etc) and they are popular, well-produced, quality books. In the midwest they are distributed by Abraham Associates which has a sales team that visits stores, and their books are available through wholesalers like Ingram at industry standard terms.

    Definitely legit.

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    Doh, note to self to follow my own advice to others and ALWAYS check the publishers guidelines!!! Cheers Undercover

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