Liverpool University Press was founded in 1899 and is part of the University of Liverpool. It publishes academic books and journals of high quality on a wide range of subjects including history, literature, art and architecture by authors from around the world. It is also a respected publisher of science fiction texts and Liverpool interest titles and publishes the acclaimed Public Sculpture of Britain series. Its journals are The Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, Town Planning Review, and International Development Planning Review.
LUP publishes original peer–reviewed, high–quality books in the social sciences and humanities. With authors from all over the world and distribution in North America, Japan, Austalia, and Europe we truly are a global publisher. If you would like to submit a proposal or a manuscript please read the guidelines below.
Submission of Book Proposals/Manuscripts
We would prefer to receive a proposal, rather than a completed manuscript, in the first instance. Proposals should include:
A provisional title and a description of the purpose and scope of the proposed book.
An analysis of the structure, together with a breakdown of (sections and) chapters showing the detailed scope of each chapter.
A copy of the Introduction if available.
A commentary on your research experience in the field of your proposed book. A CV would be helpful.
Consideration of the relationship of your work in the field to the work of others in the same field, bearing particularly on the distinctiveness of your proposed book in relation to other published works.
The intended readership level (e.g. undergraduate, graduate, general).
The intended market (e.g. library, scholars, students).
Potential geographical sales area (e.g. UK, continental Europe, North America).
Provisional timetable for completion of the book or its revision.
If you send a completed manuscript, please also write about points 4–9. Please address proposals (by post, not email) to:
Liverpool University Press
4 Cambridge Street