Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press

New York, USA
Cambridge, UK
Melbourne, Australia



Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing arm of the University of Cambridge, UK. They also have book publishing divisions in New York, Cambridge UK, Melbourne Australia, and India.

As one of the world’s oldest and most respected academic publishers, CUP has, since 1584, advanced education, knowledge, learning, and research.

Genres Of Interest:

  • Academic
  • Education
  • Humanities
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Technology


Cambridge University Press will accept book proposals for evaluation. Its guidelines are comprehensive and vary according to jurisdiction and subject matter. Sufficient material should be submitted in order to accurately assess a proposal. Information required includes: Title, category, reason for writing, proposed length, chapters, content, illustration info, completion date, author credentials, target readership, and market comparisons.

There are individual editorial contact addresses for each subject listed under the principle genre. CUP editors meet regularly to recommend proposals for publication. Authors offered a contract are required to complete a comprehensive questionnaire to address matters regarding promotion and marketing. CUP also have AuthorHub, an online marketing portal to help equip their authors.

Accepting Genres Submissions Reporting Time Advance
Proposals N/F Email Unknown Pays

Advance Payment Information:

On the Cambridge University Press AuthorNet FAQ page there is the question ‘When will I get paid?’ Answer: (Royalty payments are covered first), then under ‘Advances’ is the statement “Advances will be paid according to your contract.”

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Authors Include:

Sara Turing, Russell Crandall, John Connor, Arlin Crotts, Frederick Toates.