Manuscript Preparation Guidelines

For all the guidelines and instructions an author needs to prepare a manuscript and any accompanying artwork for editing and production at Yale University Press, see the links below. Please read the guidelines carefully. If you have further questions, consult your acquisitions editor’s assistant. (For the preparation of manuscripts in the fields of art and architecture, see our separate Guidelines for Authors of Art Books.)

You may also download the Manuscript Preparation Guidelines in a single PDF document.

 Downloadable Forms for Authors: 

 Additional Instructions for Projects with Special Considerations: 

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