How to publish with us

We welcome proposals for submissions to our book series. In the first instance, please contact the series co-editors directly – Rachael Kiddey (rk716 – at – or Bill Caraher (billcaraher – at – – to discuss your idea for a monograph, edited volume, or trans-media publication and find out more about the route to publication. We look forward to hearing from you!

  1. Once accepted we will help you navigate the process with BAR, that is simple.
  2. In 4-6 weeks BAR will send feedback from reviews to authors and Series Editors.
  3. If review feedback is positive, any changes to the manuscript will be agreed, with corresponding deadlines and a contract offered.
  4. BAR will provide submission guidelines and templates and offer support and advice on manuscript preparation.
  5. Following manuscript delivery, production times are 6-8 weeks depending on complexity/length of text and number of projects in the pipeline.
  6. On publication you will receive 10 complimentary copies of your book. Additional copies can be purchased with a 35% author discount.

Sales and Marketing

BAR has a huge database of customers and contacts made up of booksellers, libraries and individuals, built up over 40+ years. Your book will be promoted and sold all over the world. We will work with you to maximise the reach and impact of your book within the field.

  • Our BAR catalogues of forthcoming and published titles are sent to BAR customers, potential customers, libraries and booksellers worldwide.
  • Your book will be available for purchase on the BAR website, Amazon and all other key bookseller sites.
  • An email announcement is sent upon publication of your book to the members of the BAR Alert email mailing list service.
  • We will work with you to ensure effective promotion of your book via our active social media accounts.
  • BAR attends archaeological conferences where our publications are displayed and available for sale.
  • Your book will be sent out for review to relevant journals and periodicals.
  • We will seek and follow up specific sales and marketing opportunities for your book.
  • Your book will never be out of print. After an initial print run has sold your book will always be available to purchase in our print on demand programme.