Imagnary House is a boutique publishing house for children’s books and young-adult literature in Cape Town, South Africa.
They are focused on building a larger market for African children’s authors and illustrators by both igniting the local readership and engaging with international readers, rights’ and literary agents.
Imagnary House is now opening their submissions, and are looking to build up their publication list for the next 2 years.
What are they looking for? They love stories that are fun and imaginative, but also address current societal issues for children. They want simple stories that mean something and can feed positively into our children’s futures. However, they don’t like didactic or educational texts, and lean towards manuscripts that are diverse and can travel across different cultures and countries.
Imagnary House will consider submissions in the following genres:
- Children’s long form fiction (think Roald Dahl and CS Lewis narratives)
- Young-adult science-fiction, fantasy, or alternative-reality novels
- Comic books and graphic novels
Writers and illustrators can submit their work on Imagnary House’s submissions page here: www.imagnaryhouse.com/pages/submissions.