John Joseph Adams Books @ Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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John Joseph Adams Books is a science fiction and fantasy imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt dedicated to publishing best-selling and award-winning science fiction and fantasy from a diverse range of voices, both new and established—fiction that is literary and accessible, sometimes experimental, and always full of a sense of wonder. 

John Joseph Adams Books has acquired books by Veronica Roth, Hugh Howey, Carrie Vaughn, Greg Bear, and many others. Please visit johnjosephadamsbooks.com to learn more about the imprint.

John Joseph Adams Books is currently closed to unsolicited submissions.

The following submission types are temporarily closed:

Science Fiction

An unpublished Science Fiction novel. NOVELS ONLY. No collections, anthologies, graphic novels, or other kinds of books.

Closed to submissions

Fantasy

An unpublished Fantasy novel. NOVELS ONLY. No collections, anthologies, graphic novels, or other kinds of books.

Closed to submissions

Horror

An unpublished Horror novel. NOVELS ONLY. No collections, anthologies, graphic novels, or other kinds of books.

Closed to submissions