Author Submission Guidelines


Meredith Etc seeks to publish autobiographies, biographies, memoirs, books of poetry, and short story anthologies. We publish other genres on a case by case basis.If you are interested in submitting your manuscript and or work to Meredith Etc for review, follow the guidelines below?


MEMOIRS: Mail Cover Letter, Book Proposal, and 2 chapters

AUTOBIOGRAPHIES/BIOGRAPHIES: Mail Cover Letter, Book Proposal, and 2 chapters

BOOKS OF POETRY: Mail Cover Letter, Chapter Outline, and 12 poems

SHORT STORY ANTHOLOGIES: Mail Cover Letter, Book Proposal, and five short stories

NOVEL: Mail Cover Letter, Book Proposal, and one chapter, preferable chapter one

OTHER GENRES: Other genres are considered on a case by case basis

Mose Danztler Press is no longer accepting submissions for publication.

Mail author submissions to (include SASE):

Meredith C. McGee, Acquisitions Editor

Meredith Etc ▪ 1052 Maria Court ▪ Jackson, MS 39204

Contact the acquisition editor before emailing submissions (book proposal, chapters, poems…)


The cover letter should include contact information, brief overview of work including genre, number of chapters, poems, or short stories, manuscript/short story page count, , prospective completion time frame, publishing goals, professional writing background…


Please provide a 1-2 page cover letter, a 1-3 page book synopsis, a 500 – 750 word author biography, a one paragraph outline or overview of each chapter, a list of similar or competing titles, a marketing plan or chart, a résumé or vita, and sample writings (two chapters…). like the facebook page Meredith Etc, a small press which publishes: memoirs, books of poetry,biographies, short story anthologies… Book Production Packages and Services

General Manuscript Details

    1. Table of Contents
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Chapters
    5. About the Author(s)
    6. References/Works Cited/Notes/Index
    • Manuscripts should be divided into chapter sections
    • Chapters usually consists of 10-25 pages
    • Biographies begin with early life
    • Memoirs describe specific events of one’s life
    • Copyright
    • Dedication
    • Acknowledgements
    • Praise for the Author (Publisher will help obtain book endorsements toward the end of the book’s production)

Meredith Etc & related (memoir) titles: Married to Sin, Casada el Pecado, Starkishia: Estrella, A Mission from God: A Challenge for America, Three Years in Mississippi, The Courage to Hope: How I Stood Up to the Politics of Fear…

Sample Biography list: James Meredith: Warrior and the America that created him; I, Tina; Ulysses S. Grant: The Unlikely Hero….

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