Sherman Asher Publishing

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Dear Author,

Thank you for considering Western Edge Press/Sherman Asher Publishing.

Please include the following with your hard copy proposal:
  • 1-2 page cover letter outlining book, intended audience, how you plan reaching them, your
     selling points, and competing and comparable titles
  • Resume of publishing, personal and professional history
  • Synopsis and table of contents
    Introduction and a chapter or two
  • Photo copies of illustrations
  • Note if permissions are required and secured
  • SASE if you want materials returned.


We are looking for:

  • nonfiction

  • Creative nonfiction

  • literary fiction

  • cookery

  • herbal medicine

  • history

  • craft

  • folk lore

  • folk art - general

  • regional Hispanic, Native American,
    and Jewish

We are not looking for:
  • New Age
  • Self help
  • inspirational
  • genre fiction
  • Poetry from new authors

Please review our Website to see if you think your book is a good match.

You'll notice, Sherman Asher is a literary imprint, while Western Edge Press is mostly Western non-fiction. 

Due to a small staff size, we ask your patience as response time may be slow

Thank You,

Jim Mafchir


Western Edge/Sherman Asher Publishing

126 Candelario St.
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Telephone: 505 988-7214