World Wisdom invites the submission of book manuscripts that can
contribute to our Library of Perennial Philosophy. To be included in our Library, which
is dedicated to the exposition of the timeless Truth underlying the diverse religions, your manuscript should reflect our Library's ideals and should express the inner unanimity,
transforming radiance, and irreplaceable values of the great spiritual traditions
and related themes. If you are interested in submitting your work, please read and follow
the submission procedure outlined below and complete the Manuscript Submission Application.
(The following applies to submissions to World Wisdom. For submissions of children’s books manuscripts to Wisdom Tales, our children’s books imprint, please click here.)
- Your manuscript must reflect the themes presented in our Library of Perennial Philosophy.
Please refer to the description of our mission and the brief summaries of the series into which our Library is organized on our About Us page.
- There are two parts to a submission: an application and a manuscript. Your application can be submitted in two ways: electronically by clicking on the link below, or it can be printed out and mailed to World Wisdom. All manuscripts for World Wisdom must be mailed as hard copy — we do not accept initial submissions of manuscripts on disk or
via email. If you prefer not
to submit your application online, you may print out and complete the Manuscript Submission
Application and send it through the mail along with the manuscript.
- Please send us, through the mail, the following items:
(a) If you did not submit an application online, mail us your completed Manuscript Submission Application.
(b) If you did submit an application online, please include a cover letter introducing
yourself that includes your complete name, address, phone number and email address.
(c) A hard copy of your manuscript.
(d) If your manuscript has been translated from its original language, please include
a portion of the manuscript in its original languagethis can be the Table
of Contents and one or two representative chapters.
- Please mail the above items to:
World Wisdom, Inc.
P.O. Box 2682
Bloomington, IN 47402
World Wisdom cannot return manuscripts that do not include a self-addressed stamped
We will contact you via email unless you specify otherwise. If you have any questions
or comments, please email them to:
As mentioned above, your Manuscript Submission Application can be filled out and submitted online, or by printing it out, completing it and mailing it along with your manuscript. Click here to go to our Manuscript Submission Form.
Thank you very much for your interest.