Yale University Press Editors


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Yale University Press welcomes book proposals and manuscript submissions. Please use this page to find a complete list of our editors, the fields they sponsor, and submission instructions. For our manuscript preparation guidelines, click here.

New Haven Editors

Jennifer Banks 

Adina Popescu Berk

Jean E. Thomson Black

Katherine Boller

Amy Canonico

Jennifer Banks Headshot
Senior Executive Editor

Religion and the Humanities

Adina Popescu Berk Headshot
Senior Editor


Jean Thomsen Black Headshot
Senior Executive Editor

Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Environmental Sciences, and Medicine

Katherine Boller Headshot
Senior Editor

Art and Architecture

Amy Canonico Headshot

Art and Architecture

Jaya Aninda Chatterjee

Seth Ditchik

William Frucht

Heather Gold

Abigail Storch

Jaya Chatterjee Headshot

World History, Geopolitics, and International Relations

Seth Ditchik Headshot
Editorial Director

Economics, Finance, and Business

William Frucht Headshot
Executive Editor

Political Science and Law

Heather Gold Headshot

Classics and Ancient World

Heather Gold Headshot
Assistant Editor

Religion and Literature

Submission Instructions

If you would like to submit a book proposal or a manuscript to Yale University Press, please send it, along with the following information, by mail or e-mail to only one editor. Choose the editor most appropriate for the subject of your work. Because of the volume of submissions received, we regret that we cannot confirm receipt of your submission. If you would like confirmation of receipt, we recommend sending your submission via a traceable mailing method such as UPS or Federal Express.
  • a covering letter (please specify in your cover letter if you would like your manuscript returned.)
  • a prospectus
  • your curriculum vitae
  • if you want your manuscript returned, a self-addressed, stamped envelope
If available, please include:
  • a table of contents
  • a sample chapter
  • the estimated length of your manuscript
  • examples or descriptions of any artwork, including the total number of illustrations to be used in the text (there is no need to send originals at this stage)
  • your estimate of the potential audience for the work
  • if the manuscript is not yet complete, please indicate its anticipated date of completion
Submissions for foreign language and English as a second language proposals should include the following:
  • A description of the content
  • what your book is about
  • number of components (text, workbook, teachers manual, audio, CD ROM, etc.) and approximate length (number of pages/minutes) of each component
  • nature of the exercises
  • source of reading passages
  • description and number of illustrations
  • A rationale for the publication of the text. Please explain the goal you hope your book will achieve
  • A comparison of your book to others in the field currently on the market, how your book differs from the current offerings, and what place your book will have in the market
  • An estimate and description of the potential audience for your book
  • A tentative table of contents in English
  • 1-3 sample chapters
  • Your curriculum vitae
If you are sending your manuscript by mail, please direct it to only one editor and to only one office:


Yale University Press
PO Box 209040
New Haven, CT 06520-9040


Yale University Press London
47 Bedford Square
London WC1B 3DP