Manuscript & Music

Submission Guidelines

Manuscript Submissions

The mission of Northwestern Publishing House (NPH) is to deliver biblically sound, Christ-centered resources for the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod and beyond.

We are always looking for new and exciting Bible-based ministry and spiritual growth resources to publish! Please note that we do not publish secular works or single compositions of poetry. If you are interested in submitting your work to be considered for publishing, please carefully review the instructions that follow.


To respect the time of the NPH review team and to prevent legal complications, we ask those who submit works to NPH not to submit them to another publisher or pursue self-publishing during the review process. Works that have been submitted to multiple publishers will not be considered.

NPH commits to time frame of about two months to review submitted works. Manuscripts and music may be submitted by mail or e-mail. Note that manuscripts submitted in hard copy form will not be returned.

Manuscripts and music submitted in hard copy should be mailed to the following address. Please include a cover letter with complete contact information and confirmation that the manuscript has not been submitted to another publisher.

Northwestern Publishing House 

ATTN: Manuscript Submissions 

N16W23379 Stone Ridge Drive

Waukesha, WI 53188-1108

Manuscripts and music submitted by e-mail can be sent as an attachment to Please include in the body of the e-mail a brief description of your work, your contact information, and confirmation that the manuscript has not been submitted to another publisher.

After submitting your work, you will receive an e-mail (or letter if no e-mail address is provided) with more information. We look forward to reviewing your work!


For any questions regarding NPH copyrighted material, please contact NPH Permissions.

Email: NPH Permissions | Phone: (414) 615-5706