contact us

For publicity: publicity@crookedlanebooks.com

For inquiries: inquiries@alcovepress.com

For subrights, film and TV rights inquiries: stephanie.manova@crookedlanebooks.com

For submissions: submissions@alcovepress.com
 
Please send your query letter, along with the first two chapters of your manuscript pasted in the body of your email, to submissions@alcovepress.com.  Be sure to include your contact information as well. Due to the large volume of submissions we receive, we cannot respond to every query. We will contact you within two weeks if we are interested in reading further.

Frequently asked questions:

How can I order a book from Alcove?

All our titles are distributed through Penguin Random House Publisher Services. If you are a librarian or bookseller, please order through them.

 

Is there a way to send feedback on a book?

We are always happy to receive feedback. Please send any thoughts or comments to inquiries@alcovepress.com.

 

Can I get a replacement for a damaged book?

If you have purchased a damaged book, you should return/exchange it at the place of purchase.

 

Are you hiring?

Please visit our careers page to see our open job listings.

 

How do I submit a manuscript?

For submissions: submissions@alcovepress.com
 
Please send your query letter, along with the first two chapters of your manuscript pasted in the body of your email, to submissions@alcovepress.com.  Be sure to include your contact information as well. Due to the large volume of submissions we receive, we cannot respond to every query. We will contact you within two weeks if we are interested in reading further.
 

How do I find an agent?

To find an agent, we recommend using one of the many databases available online– Poets & Writers, QueryTracker, and AgentQuery are all excellent resources.

 

How can I arrange for an author to sign books at my bookstore?

To arrange for an event at your bookstore, please send the details of your request, including the author’s name, the name and location of your bookstore, and the type of event you would like to arrange, to publicity@crookedlanebooks.com.

 

How do I request a review copy of a book?

To request a review copy, please send your request to publicity@crookedlanebooks.com. Make sure to include the title of the book(s), as well as your name, address, phone number, and the publication for which you are a reviewer.

 

Are any books available in audio format?

Alcove Press is happy to announce that we have partnered with Dreamscape Media to produce and distribute our crime fiction novels. They are available everywhere audiobooks are sold.

 

Can I use an excerpt of a book?

To obtain permission for use of any Crooked Lane materials, please send the details of your request to marketing@crookedlanebooks.com, including the selection of text and the purpose for which you wish to use it.

 

Does Crooked Lane and Alcove Press have an influencer program?

Yes, we do! You can sign up here. Please note, books are not guaranteed and available in limited quantities.