Authors - Why Publish with Palgrave Macmillan?

We offer authors sophisticated and global marketing and distribution alongside an attentive and personal editorial experience.

From award-winning research to major reference works, our experienced team of editors in London, New York, Shanghai, Singapore and New Delhi will work closely with you on a plan tailored to suit your work. What you can expect from us:

  1. Editorial Excellence – Now part of Springer Nature, Palgrave Macmillan’s program has an unbroken tradition of over 170 years of independent academic publishing. New authors will join a rich publishing heritage, impactful program of research, and a stable of top-notch academic authors.
  2. Commitment to quality and peer review - Above all, we care deeply about the quality of our publishing. Rigorous peer review is vital to this. We will support you with a thorough but fast and responsive peer review process
  3. Open access - We are also pleased to offer authors the option to publish their monographs, edited collections, proceedings, reference works, chapters and other book types open access. You can browse our author resources to learn more. 
  4. Innovative tools and platforms - We are always thinking about how best to support our authors as publishing incentives, platforms and formats continue to change. SpringerLink, our content platform, allows us to make all our books accessible on any device, track impact through usage statistics, and give authors the tools to make the best of their research.
  5. Engaged approach to academia - Palgrave offers strategic support to early career researchers and mid-career scholars, as well as targeted campaigns in support of key disciplines, such as our Campaign for the Humanities and Social Science Matters.

Author testimonials

  • Dr Sean Brady, Birkbeck, University of London

    "The collection editors were extremely impressed and pleased with the all-round help and critical support they received from the team at Palgrave - both have considerable experience to compare this with; and the rigour, the quality of the publishing process and the responsiveness of Palgrave to editors’ requests and concerns, is unsurpassed."

  • Tim Owen, University of Central Lancashire

    "It is really refreshing to encounter an editor prepared to invest in avant-garde ideas and to listen to the author as you do. I am very impressed indeed with how you do things at Palgrave and I will be very proud to publish with you."

  • Dr Stuart Kirby, Lancaster University Law School

    "The team has been exceptionally helpful and reassuring during every step. I was really pleased with the final result, so thanks again."

  • Adam Roberts, Royal Holloway, University of London

    "I've very much enjoyed working with you, and hope to be able to do so again soon. I might add how delighted I am with the production of the book, and with the hard work of the marketing team - please pass on my genuine gratitude."

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