What we offer authors
- Dedicated listing in our Storytime Commons
- Featured introduction on librarycall.com
- Social media exposure
- Customer mailing list promotion
- Visibility among libraries and families throughout the United States
Call for submissions
LibraryCall is now accepting submissions of original read-aloud stories for children that reflect the diverse experiences of children and families in North America.
Overview of submission guidelines
We’re looking for contemporary stories and traditional story adaptations by diverse authors with lived experiences and cultural competencies in a wide range of areas, including seasonal and celebratory story themes.
Stories should be original and aimed towards children ages 2-10.
Maximum word count 2,500
Languages accepted English, Spanish. We will also consider other languages commonly spoken in the U.S.
Payment We pay a $50 flat rate per story and an additional $25 for the author’s audio recording of the story.