Movable Type Literary Group

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Last Updated: Thu, 05/13/2010 - 8:04pm
Currently Accepting Submissions
Currently Accepting Submissions
Email Submissions Allowed
Email Submissions Allowed
Postal Submissions Allowed
Postal Submissions Allowed

Contact Information

PO Box 1220
New York, NY 10185-1220
United States
Phone: (646) 484-6419
Fax: (646) 810-5757

Genres and Categories

Submission Guidelines

Fiction - Query With:
Query Letter
Non-Fiction - Query With:
Query Letter
"General submissions may be sent via e-mail to For non-fiction proposals, MTLG requests a variation of the traditional query letter, a less formal, more efficient document: one page with three paragraphs. First, personal history and platform, including previous publications, media appearances, training, etc. Second, a concise description of the book concept, including unique selling points. Third, a preview of the promotional plan, including endorsements, media contacts, and brand development. Having found that that query letters do a fine job of showcasing one's talent in writing jacket copy or promotional material but rarely offer agents a useful preview of a writer's prosecraft, in lieu of query letters, MTLG asks that authors send the first ten pages of their manuscript, followed by a one page synopsis of the balance of the work, and a word count. Journalists--staff and freelance--are encouraged to contact MTLG by phone or personal e-mail."
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Response Data


Initial Follow -up Overall
Offers 0 0 0
Requests 1 0 1
Rejected 10 0 10
Withdrawn 0 0 0

Response Times

Responses Fastest Slowest Average
Overall 12 57 days 69 days 16 days
Email 11 57 days 69 days 18 days
Postal Mail 0 -- -- --
Other/ Unspecified 1 0 days 0 days 0 days

There are 36 submissions currently awaiting response.