Submissions:
Authors and Illustrators

OPEN SUBMISSIONS​​
No Agent Required

We are accepting manuscripts for children's picture books, MG, and YA. 


We are also accepting portfolios and promo cards from children's book illustrators.  

Current Needs: Looking for all different holiday stories in any and all culture, books about cultural traditions, diversity stories, and simply fun and whimsical stories.


At MCP, we teach tolerance and understanding by educating people about the beautiful differences in this world.  ​

  1. Author Manuscripts
    Children's Picture Books, MG, and YA
    OPEN SUBMISSIONS: We are accepting manuscripts for children's picture books, MG, and YA. Please allow up to 6 weeks for a response. Thank you for your patience. Please submit: Doc format Editor@maclaren-cochranepublishing.com
  2. Illustrator Online Portfolios
    Children's Picture Books
    OPEN SUBMISSIONS: Seeking illustrators for children's picture books. Please submit your online portfolio to: artdirector@maclaren-cochranepublishing.com
  3. Illustrator Promo Cards Submissions
    Postcards
    OPEN SUBMISSIONS: We are accepting promo cards for children's picture books. Please submit to: Art Director PO BOX 6390 Folsom, Ca 95763-6390

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