Author Toolkit

Welcome to Princeton University Press. We look forward to publishing your book and are grateful for the collaborations you entrust to us. We invite you to explore this toolkit of resources, where you will find important instructions, guidelines, forms, and advice as you embark on the book publishing lifecycle

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Prepare & Submit Your Manuscript

Learn about acquiring permissions and find guidelines for preparing art and submitting your final manuscript. 

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Follow Your Manuscript as it Becomes a Book

Once you have submitted a final manuscript for publication, follow along as your project is ushered from manuscript to finished book. Learn what happens during manuscript and art check, copyediting, design and typesetting, page proof review, printing, and ebook production.

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Marketing Your Book & How You Can Help

We are excited connect your book with its global audience. Learn about the kinds of things we will be doing to promote your book and find suggestions about the ways you can help.

Speaker Opportunities for Authors

Our speaker agency, PUP Speaks, offers guidance, training, and logistical support to authors in the process of expanding and maintaining their speaking careers. 

Global Equity Grants

We are committed to a publications program that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive. Recognizing that achieving equity entails meaningful intervention, we invite authors of underrepresented groups to apply for grants to support the preparation of works that are under contract, in production, or published within the last 12 months.