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General Questions and Customer Service

 

On 1st July 2013 Penguin and Random House officially united to create Penguin Random House, the world's first truly global trade book publisher.

 

For any general enquiries about DK Publishing, please visit customer service at http://penguingroup.custhelp.com

 

or

 

email ecommerce@us.penguingroup.com

 

You can also contact our head office with general questions about DK Publishing, by writing to:

 

DK Publishing

345 Hudson St.

New York, NY 10014

 

Tel: (800) 788-6262

 

Desk Copies

To request a desk or exam copy of a DK book, please visit this page and follow instructions.

 

Submissions
Neither the corporation nor its imprints assume responsibility for any unsolicited manuscripts which we may receive. As such, it is recommended that sole original copies of any manuscript not be submitted, as the corporation is not responsible for the return of any manuscript (whether sent electronically or by mail), nor do we guarantee a response. Further, in receiving a submission, we do not assume any duty not to publish a book based on a similar idea, concept or story.

 

The preferred and standard method for having manuscripts considered for publication by a major publisher is to submit them through an established literary agent. We cannot recommend an agent for your work; however, we can suggest such guides as Literary Market Place for agent listings and their contact information. There are also online resources for writers interested in learning more about the process of submitting manuscripts to agents and publishers. A good place to start is the Authors Guild.

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