Becoming a Bentley Author

Bentley Publishers is always looking for good books by new and promising authors. We strive to foster a publishing environment that encourages our authors to share their knowledge with the greater community in their own voice. We are interested in books that showcase good research, strong illustrations and drawings, as well as valuable technical information.

Below are examples of what we'll be looking for in a book proposal:

  • A synopsis no more than two pages in length describing the book idea.
  • A detailed table of contents.
  • One sample chapter.
  • A paragraph or two that demonstrates to us your understanding of the market for your book, the competition and what it is that makes your book stand out from the rest.
  • Author's resume or bio and if applicable, include other published titles and whether or not this proposal is being considered by other publishers.
NOTE: If you would like your materials returned, please include a stamped, self-addressed envelope. Once we receive your proposal materials, we will respond within approximately two months.

Please send proposals to

Bentley Publishers
Attn: Editorial Proposals
1734 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138-1804

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