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Author Submission Guidelines

For Rio Nuevo Publishers

Rio Nuevo Publishers welcomes agented and unagented queries and in the following nonfiction subject areas specific to the West and Southwest:

  • History and folklore
  • Cooking and cuisines
  • Native American culture, history, artifacts, and spirituality
  • General Trade nonfiction specific to the region
  • Tourism and travel
  • Art, artists, architecture, and decor
  • Memoir and biography
  • Photography
  • Environmental interest
  • Natural history, wildlife, gardening, nature

We request that prospective authors query first, including a brief description of the subject, proposed length of the work, and any previous publications or credentials that particularly qualify you to write on a particular subject.

Please include complete contact information. When sending queries by mail, if you want your materials returned to you, include an SASE, otherwise we will recycle your submission and reply by email. If we are interested in your book, we will contact you requesting a complete proposal or manuscript. If we have not responded in one month from the date of your query, please feel free to submit your work elsewhere.

Queries may be sent via email to or by mail:

Rio Nuevo Publishers
PO Box 5250
Tucson, AZ 85703

For Rio Chico, Books for Children

Rio Chico, Books for Children is currently not accepting submissions. Thank you for your interest in Rio Nuevo and Rio Chico!

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