Publicity, Marketing, and Events

Molly Mikolowski

(612) 728-1692


Publishing and Editorial

Erika Goldman, Publisher and Editorial Director

(212) 263-7802


Leslie Hodgkins, Associate Editor

(212) 263-7803


Crystal Sikma, 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 Crystal Sikma:


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 We do not publish poetry, single short stories, plays, screenplays, or self-help/instructional books.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 confirm receipt via e-mail. If you do not receive confirmation within one week, please review these guidelines and resubmit. After we’ve confirmed receipt, please send all further communication as a reply to the most recent e-mail you receive from us. While 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 are managed by:

Global Literary Management, LLC:

Marc Serges,

Didier Imbrot (France),


UK and Audio rights are managed by:

Kent Wolf,


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



For information on our ongoing internship opportunities, please contact Leslie Hodgkins at