Hal Leonard Performing Arts Publishing Group - Manuscript Submission Guidelines

Manuscript Submission Guidelines

Hal Leonard Performing Arts Publishing Group welcomes submissions pertaining to music and the performing arts.

Proposals may be sent by mail or by e-mail. If you submit your proposal by e-mail, please attach it as a separate Word document or PDF.

As a first step in submitting a manuscript, we recommend that you send a book proposal consisting of the following items:

  1. A note describing the purpose and audience of your book, along with your background and qualifications
  2. An outline or table of contents and an estimate of the length of the completed manuscript in number of words
  3. A sample chapter or two
  4. Sample illustrations as well as an estimate of the total numbers and types of illustrations planned for your book
  5. Your schedule to complete the book

Due to the large volume of submissions, you may not receive a response from us. If you send the materials through the mail and wish to have them returned to you, please so indicate and include return postage.

Hal Leonard Performing Arts Publishing Group does not accept any songs, sheet music, musical scores, music manuscripts, or recordings for publication consideration.

Very best wishes for the success of your writing project.

Carol Flannery
Editorial Director
submissions@halleonardbooks.com

Mail Address:
Carol Flannery
Hal Leonard Performing Arts Publishing Group
33 Plymouth St., Suite 302
Montclair, NJ 07042