Submitting your manuscript to Rough Draft

We are currently NOT accepting manuscripts for consideration for publication. However, our guidelines are given below so that you can decide if you would like to submit to us when we re-open submissions.   

If these guidelines are not followed your manuscript may not be considered.

• post your manuscript to Manuscript Submissions, Rough Draft, PO Box 319, Surrey Hills, Victoria, 3127
• print on one side only and number the pages
• provide a synopsis and an author biography
• provide a phone number and email address
• do not submit your manuscript via email.

We are interested in:
non-fiction, including history, biography, health and business
literary and popular fiction
• books for adults, children and young adults.

We are not interested in poetry or fantasy. (Sci fi and speculative fiction are okay.)

We will look at all manuscripts as soon as we can, but please allow up to two months. If you would like your manuscript returned, please include a stamped, self-addressed envelope. Please don't send any original photos, artwork and the like.

Unfortunately we don't have time to provide feedback on your book. You will be notified via email if your submission has been successful or not.

We are happy to consider manuscripts that have also been submitted elsewhere, but please tell us if this has been done and notify us immediately if your manuscript is accepted by another publisher.