Submissions should be sent by post to:

Submissions Editor
The Lilliput Press
62-63 Sitric Road
Arbour Hill
Dublin 7

For queries regarding submissions please contact

Please note submissions sent via email will not be considered.

Please include the following:

  • A cover letter introducing yourself, including your contact details.
  • A one-page synopsis of your work.
  • Either the full work or three sample chapters (these don’t need to be consecutive). All pages must be numbered.
  • If you want your manuscript returned to you, please include a self-addressed stamped envelope.
  • Please include an email address. If this is not included we will have no way of contacting you!


  • The books published by The Lilliput Press are all broadly focused on Irish themes. Please bear this in mind when considering us for submission.
  • We do not accept email submissions.
  • The Lilliput Press receives hundreds of submissions every year. We endeavour to give time and attention to all of them, but please allow 3 to 6 months for a response.
  • Please do not send us original copies of photographs or manuscripts.
  • The Lilliput Press is currently not accepting genre literature, such as children’s literature, crime fiction or science fiction.

You can also refer to this Irish Times article for further advice.