To have a project considered for the Young Palmetto Books series, please submit the following:
A cover letter that briefly describes the work (scope, purpose, and length), explains how it differs from competing works, and assesses its likely readership.
A table of contents and representative chapter, if the work is a completed manuscript, or a detailed prospectus. If submitting a picture book, please submit a completed manuscript.
Representative samples of illustrations (if there are any) and a description of what will be illustrated.
The author's current curriculum vitae or résumé.
All projects must meet the approval of the YPB series editorial board, two anonymous peer reviewers, and the USC Press Committee to gain approval for a publishing contract.
Submissions should be sent to:
Kim Shealy Jeffcoat, Young Palmetto Books Series Editor
South Carolina Center for Children's Books and Literacy
Davis College, 1501 Greene Street
Columbia, SC 29208