Pacific Northwest Publishing is an educational publishing company dedicated to changing the face of education.
Thank you for your interest in Pacific Northwest Publishing! We publish educational materials designed for administrators, teachers, counselors, and paraprofessionals working to improve the quality of K-12 schools. Our books and other products are high quality, practical, user friendly, and credible.
We seek authors who:
We do not publish books or programs that advocate fads or trends in education.
Think of your proposal as an introduction of your work to us. As such, you will want to prepare it carefully if you intend to make a good impression.
Use the following list as a guideline in preparing the information you send us. This information helps us evaluate your project and determine the rightness of fit between you as author and us as publisher. Please respond to as many of these questions as you can. You may include any other information that you believe is pertinent.
What is your purpose in writing this book or program at this time? What do you want to accomplish? How is this project relevant? What need does it fulfill? How does it add to current knowledge and practice? How does it contribute to the field?
Why do you feel you are qualified to write this book—how does your background and/or research experience bear on the project?
How will your project fit into Pacific Northwest Publishing’s product line?
Who are the intended audiences, primary, secondary, and others? How will they use the information you are providing?
How is the content grounded in the current research on this topic? Be specific.
What are the unique features of this book or program? How is it different from its competition? Provide a short bibliography of similar books or programs.
Simultaneous submissions. We discourage the practice of submitting manuscripts to more than one publisher at a time. However, if you feel the need to do so, please list the other publishers to whom you have sent a proposal.
First-time authors. We are always looking for fresh voices in the field and encourage first-time authors to submit proposals to us.
Contact us via email. Our editor will respond with instructions for emailing a copy of your proposal to us. Or, mail three (3) copies to:
Pacific Northwest Publishing
PO Box 50610
Eugene OR 97405
If you would like us to return the materials you send, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope of the proper size to contain your materials and with sufficient postage.