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The Science Factory Ltd

2 Twyford Place

Tiverton, Devon EX16 6AP
United Kingdom


  • Peter Tallack

Serious popular non-fiction, particularly science, history and current affairs, by academics and journalists; also novels of ideas (home 15%, overseas 20%).

No reading fee. Will suggest revision.

Prefers submission via email. Send a message briefly describing your project specifying what your book is about, what's new, topical or unusual about it, why you decided to write the book, what's special about you as the author, and why your book will stand out once published. Include anything else about yourself or your project that will allow them to make a better decision about your project's publication prospects.

You may also email a proposal and sample chapter if you think these will give a better feel for your work – But please do not submit a completed manuscript or original artwork at this stage.

Email your initial query to In the subject line please include the word 'query' and the name of your project or your name. If you are attaching a file, please name the file with your name.

If you can't send by email, then please post the material to the address given on their Contact page. There's no need to phone first.

Authors include Anil Ananthaswamy, Jim Baggott, David Bainbridge, Piers Bizony, Dennis Bray, Ken Bray, Michael Brooks, Warwick Cairns, Rita Carter, Stuart Clark, Matthew Cobb, Donna Dickenson, Kevin Dutton, Christine Garwood, Simon Ings, Manjit Kumar, J.D. Marchant, Arthur I. Miller, Paul Parsons, Nicholas J. Saunders, P.D. Smith, Ian Stewart, Steve Taylor, Adam Zeman.

Established 2008.

020-7193 7296

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