Sierra Nevada Press

Publisher of outdoor books specializing in the Sierra Nevada and Pacific Northwest

We're a small collaborative of outdoors-minded folks interested in sharing our passion for the Sierra Nevada and Pacific Northwest

We are currently seeking new submissions

Submission Guidelines:

We seek fiction or nonfiction related to the Sierra Nevada and Pacific Northwest.

We are particularly interested in works in the following categories:

History of Regional Exploration

History of Environmental Preservation

Biographies of Significant People

Cultural History of Indigenous Peoples

Historical Fiction relating to the above topics

We are not interested in Memoir (unless it is written by a well-known personage), Short Stories, or Guidebooks at this time.

Please send only queries of completed works; no proposals.

All queries should include:

  • a one-page cover letter

  • a short bio including your previous publications and applicable credentials

  • a short synopsis stating the purpose, focus, scope, and significance of your book

  • the first ten pages of your book

The cover letter should be the body of your email. Your bio, synopsis, and first ten pages should be sent as three separate PDF attachments.

Send queries to:

(we do not accept queries by post)