The following links provide information and relevant forms for Columbia University Press authors and prospective authors.
Click here for instructions on submitting a manuscript for consideration by Columbia University Press and here for proposal guidelines.
Before preparing the final version of your manuscript to deliver to your editor, please read these documents carefully. Click here to download a checklist (PDF) that you can use to make sure you have all the necessary components.
If you choose to include material in your work for which you are not the author, you must secure permission from the legal rights holder. We cannot begin copy editing and production until all permissions are cleared:
Permissions request form (.doc): To be submitted to rights holder: Download this document and use it as a template if you need to request permission to reprint any material from third parties. Your editor will supply you with the relevant publication information.
Permissions spreadsheet (.xls): This must be filled out with original rights-holder information and submitted along with your final manuscript.