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Open Book Editions is a self-publishing partner of Berrett-Koehler Publishers. OBE welcomes publications that fit the Berrett-Koehler mission -- Connecting People and Ideas to Create a World That Works for All. At Berrett-Koehler, we believe that to truly create a better world, action is needed at all levels -- individual, organizational, and societal. At the individual level, our books help people align their lives with their values and with their aspirations for a better world. At the organizational level, our books promote progressive leadership and management practices, socially responsible approaches to business, and humane and effective organizations. At the societal level, our books advance social and economic justice, shared prosperity, sustainability, and new solutions to national and global issues.
There are many more aspiring authors who share our mission than we can sustainably publish as part of our traditional publications program. To serve these authors, Berrett-Koehler is partnering with the iUniverse brand at Author Solutions -- a leader in the assisted self-publishing field -- to offer authors a full-service self-publishing opportunity, with several publishing packages, each featuring an editorial evaluation, customized design, and digital formatting and distribution.
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Please note that Berrett-Koehler will review manuscripts at submission to determine if the work supports our mission and fits within the topical areas described above. Works that contradict the BK mission or that do not fit within the topical areas will not be eligible for publication by Open Book Editions.
Self-Publishing with Open Book Editions offers authors who share the BK mission many benefits and competitive advantages. In addition to the professional services provided by iUniverse, Open Books Editions authors enjoy:
We hope you will consider self-publishing with Open Book Editions and look forward to welcoming you to the BK community.