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Adamo Press
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Submission Guidelines

UPDATE: As of November 29, 2015, submissions are CURRENTLY CLOSED. Adamo Press is not  accepting any new queries. Thank you for your understanding. We will post an announcement once we reopen submissions. 

Thank you for your interest in Adamo Press!


Adamo Press accepts both agented and non-agented submissions and we are currently looking for well-written and completed genre fiction, literary fiction, young adult, middle grade, and children's books. We are NOT looking for cookbooks, religious books, narrative nonfiction, textbooks, short story collections, memoir, essay collections or erotica. 


We only accept electronic submissions. Any queries sent to us via mail will not be read and will be destroyed. Please note, we do not accepted unsolicited manuscripts. Send us a query letter first. If we are interested, we will request your manuscript. Any unsolicited manuscripts, whether mailed or emailed to us, will not be read and will be destroyed.


To submit, send a query letter along with the first five pages of your manuscript. Insert the pages into your email. Do not send the first five pages as a separate attachment. We do not open unsolicited attachments.


Send your query to query @ Write "Query," the title of your manuscript, and your last name in the subject line. Make sure to include your contact information, the number of words completed, the genre, and any publishing credits you already have.


Please let us know your credentials. In other words, why are you best person to write this book? Do you have an established platform? A marketing plan?


Response time takes on average 2-4 weeks. Be patient. We will personally respond to every query.


We wish you the best in your writing journey!


If you have further questions, please read our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page or click here for more information on what it means to be a successful Adamo Press author. If you need further assistance, feel free to contact us at info @ 

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Dates to be Announced

Sacramento, California

Adamo Press Book Signing

Adamo Press will be hosting an author table at the California State Fair where you can purchase a copy of Losing Dad by Amanda LaPera and get it signed! 

California State Fair, 1600 Exposition Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95815


May 30, 2018

Anahiem, California

Speaking Engagement

"Meeting of the Minds" Mental Health Conference

Anaheim Marriott Hotel, 700 W. Convention Way, Anaheim, CA 92802

Author Amanda LaPera will be presenting the workshop "Together is Better," regarding Individual-Family-Provider Care Coordination, along with two other NAMI Board Members. Inquire about purchasing a signed copy of Losing Dad.


February 1, 2018

Cal State Fullerton

Speaking Engagement

Children's Mental Health Forum

Author Amanda LaPera will be the featured closing speaker on the topic "Navigating the System." Inquire about purchasing a signed copy of Losing Dad.

Online Bookstore

Interested in ordering an autographed book or two or more from us? We'd be happy to help! Visit our online book store to order today and have books shipped directly to you.


Watch for special events and promotions, like author appearances and autographed books!


Questions? Need information regarding bulk purchases for educational, business, or promotional use? Contact us.

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