Publicity, Marketing, and Events

Molly Mikolowski

(612) 728-1692


Publishing and Editorial

Erika Goldman, Publisher and Editorial Director

(212) 263-7802


Marjorie DeWitt, Editor

(212) 263-7803


Elana Rosenthal, Publishing Assistant

(646) 501-6782



Joe Gannon, Mulberry Tree Press

(631) 754-0408


Donor Inquiries

For questions about supporting Bellevue Literary Press through planned giving or hosting special fundraisers in your community, please contact Marjorie DeWitt:


Book Club Invitations

To invite one of our authors to join your book club in person or via video conference, please contact Molly Mikolowski:


Academic Resources/Desk & Examination Copy Requests

To find resources for your classroom and place desk copy requests, please click here. To place examination copy orders, please visit our distributor’s academic website.


Submission Guidelines

Bellevue Literary Press publishes literary fiction and narrative nonfiction geared toward a general readership. We do not publish poetry, single short stories, plays, screenplays, memoir, or self-help/instructional books. If you are unsure whether your manuscript would be a good fit for our list, you may send a query email, using the same subject line as for a submission.

  • E-mail all submissions to with the subject line in this format: TITLE OF MANUSCRIPT — AUTHOR’S LAST NAME — MM/DD/YY
  • In the body of your e-mail, please include a comprehensive cover letter with a description of your manuscript and biographical information.
  • For fiction submissions, please attach the full manuscript. Excerpts will not be accepted.
  • For nonfiction submissions, you may attach the full manuscript or a formal proposal. A synopsis is recommended but not required.

If your submission meets our guidelines, we will be in touch as soon as we reach a decision. We handle a backlog of submissions with a very small staff, so this may take some time and follow-up messages will only delay the reviewing process. Please respond to our confirmation message only if you wish to withdraw your submission or have a competing offer to advise us of, and do not resubmit your query to the submissions address. Though we look forward to reviewing your submission, we are unable to respond to any communication regarding your manuscript that doesn’t conform to these guidelines.



Fred Courtwright, The Permissions Company, Inc.

(570) 839-7477


Subsidiary Rights

International rights and Audio rights are managed by:

DeFiore and Company

Linda Kaplan,, (212) 925-7744 x106


Film rights are managed by:

Joseph Veltre,, (212) 634-8142


Trade Orders

Distributed to the trade by Consortium Book Sales & Distribution

The Keg House
34 13th Avenue NE, Suite 101
Minneapolis, MN 55413

For trade orders and customer service in the United States:
Phone: (800) 283-3572
Fax (for orders only): (800) 351-5073
E-mail (for orders only):

To reach a sales representative in Canada:
Publishers Group Canada
Phone: (416) 934-9900
Fax: (416) 934-1410

For trade orders and customer service in Canada:
Raincoast Books
Phone: (800) 663-5714
Fax: (800) 565-3770



Interested in learning more about the publishing industry? Bellevue Literary Press is looking for interns to join our office part-time this summer. BLP interns read and appraise manuscripts, manage our online submissions log, attend staff meetings, and assist us with a variety of office tasks. It’s a great way to gain hands-on experience and insight into the inner workings of a publishing office, the mechanisms of the book industry and marketplace, and the operations of a nonprofit arts organization.

The ideal applicant is detail-oriented and organized with excellent writing and communication skills as well as a strong interest in publishing and/or the nonprofit arts sector.

We are now accepting applications for summer 2018 internships. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the deadline of June 1st. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Marjorie DeWitt at