Schaffner Press

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Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
Schaffner Press, Inc. was founded in 2001, and is independently owned and managed by former literary agent (Schaffner Agency) Timothy Schaffner. Over the two decades, the press has published dozens of titles of literary fiction, non-fiction and poetry that deal with themes of universal social concern and social change, such as health, the environment, issues of race, war, and other humanitarian issues.  In recent years, Schaffner Press has expanded its scope to include books in translation from the French and Spanish languages, and plans to include voices from other parts of the world as well in the near future,

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Tim Schaffner
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Submissions Policy
All submissions to Schaffner Press must be in the English language and in the following categories: Fiction: literary adult fiction, short fiction collection, historical with socially relevant content, crime fiction, Non-fiction–memoir, autobiography, biography Journalistic Expose or Narrative, True Crime, Art, Culture, pop culture, World History, current events, science, arts and letters, US history, military history music, are some of the preferred categories. Please no Children’s or Young Adult fiction or non-fiction. No science fiction, romance, or fantasy. Length: We will consider manuscripts between 60,000 – 100,000 words. Please query first to [email protected] before sending in material. We’re generally quick to reply if it seems to be something of interest, at which point we’ll request a partial or full manuscript or proposal/ outline, Materials may be sent as e-files in Word or .pdf. Hard copies of manuscripts are accepted if sent with correct SASE to: SCHAFFNER PRESS POB 41567 Tucson, AZ 85717 Manuscripts without the appropriate return postage will not be returned. Allow at least four to six weeks for a response.
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