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Meet Esri Press book authors and editors, and submit book ideas and proposals

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Featured author: Nathan C Shephard

Shephard leads a team of software engineers at Esri and is a 3D evangelist who presents weird and wonderful 3D maps in technical workshops.

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For authors

Write a book

Your first step toward writing for Esri Press is to submit a book proposal that conveys the purpose and vision of your book and demonstrates its tone and your writing style.

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Write a kids' book

Esri Press is looking for projects that inspire, educate, and promote spatial thinking in K–12 students. We are interested in fiction and nonfiction books for children of all ages as well as books in other unique formats, like fiction-activity mashups and activity kits.

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Suggest a book topic

Have a great idea for a new Esri Press book? Click to let us know what you'd like to learn about.

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How to submit a book proposal

Read managing editor Stacy Krieg's six steps for submitting a book proposal to a publisher.

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