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Fig Tree Books LLC
  • Type of organization
  • Phone
    (914) 234-2268
  • Fax
    (914) 234-6684
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    Twitter (@FigTreeBks); Facebook (FigTreeBks); Google+
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    Publishing the best literature of American Jewish Experience.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Fredric Price
  • Contact title
  • Publishes
    fiction, nonfiction
  • Focus
    Novels (including YA & graphic novels) & nonfiction (including memoirs) that chronicle/enlighten American Jewish experience.
  • Recent Awards Received
    My Jewish Year was a finalist for the Contemporary Jewish Life and Practice category of the 2017 National Jewish Book Awards
  • Representative authors
    David Hirshberg, Abigail Pogrebin, Jessamyn Hope
  • Submissions policy
    We welcome only agented submissions per our guidelines: https://figtreebooks.submittable.com/submit. (See website for details)
  • Accepts unsolicited submissions?
  • Submission Guidelines URL
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
  • Reading period
    Year round
  • Reporting time
    2 - 4 weeks
  • Author Payments
    royalties, cash
  • Number of paid staff
  • Number of unpaid staff
  • Distributors
    PGW (now part of Ingram)
  • E-distributors
    Constellation/PGW (now part of Ingram)
  • CLMP Member?
  • How many writers did you publish in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
  • How many live events did you present in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    See https://figtreebooks.net/events/
  • Number of Books Published per Year
  • Titles in Print
  • Average Print Run
  • Format (%)
    100% Paperback
  • Average Price per Book
  • Average Price per e-Book

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