Frequently Asked Questions

Who is Sable Press?

Sable Press is founded by Amy Cancryn, a veteran of the book publishing industry who wanted to help Authors of African decent and other diverse authors tell their story!

Why should I choose Sable Press to publish my book?

Because we are passionate about promoting new authors as well as diverse authors and stories that have historically been locked out of publishing. We want to help your unique story get published.

My genre isn’t listed in the submission guidelines, does that mean you won’t consider it?

No, we will consider your manuscript. You can choose the "other" category during submission.

Do you accept unagented manuscripts?


Do you accept simultaneous submissions?


Will by manuscript be edited?

Yes. Your book will go through the complete book publishing process with multiple rounds of editing, professional book cover design and formatting.

Royalties and Contracts

What are the royalty rates?

40% of the original cover price on direct sales, 30% of the original cover price on 3rd party distribution sites like Barnes & Nobels, Amazon, etc.

What rights does the contract take?

We purchase all rights.

Is the contract Negotiable?


Do you pay advances?
No. Sable Press is strictly royalty payments based.
Do I have to pay to publish?

No. We handle the production, distribution and marketing of your book (you are required to market your book as well). You don't have to pay anything to Sable Press.