Resources For Current Authors

This page contains guidelines for current authors to prepare their manuscript for submission, prepare figures, clear permissions, and strategies to promote their books. If you have any questions concerning these guidelines please contact

Manuscript Preparation

Welcome to Brandeis University Press! We very much look forward to publishing your book. If you do not have a book under contract with the Press and wish to submit a proposal for consideration, please see Resources for Prospective Authors.

If your proposal has already been accepted, please reference the information below to prepare your manuscript. Your manuscript should adhere to these guidelines when you submit your final files.

Submission guidelines

Please follow these guidelines for the submission of your final manuscript.

Illustration Submission Guidelines

Please follow these guidelines for preparing images and illustrations for your book.

BUP permissions guidelines

This document provides an overview of information on obtaining permissions.

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Trade Author Questionnaire

Academic Author Questionnaire


Brandeis University Press adopts the AUP’s guidelines as a template for the peer review process for scholarly manuscripts under contract.


For ACH or wire royalty payments, or any questions about your royalty statement, please email at