Welcome to the Northbrook Writes submission page.

The Library values community collaboration and seeks to foster the talents of local creators. We invite local writers to submit their original poetry, fiction, non-fiction, plays, and hybrid-genre work. Writing published will be available in the Northbrook Writes digital collection as well as the Indie Illinois collection. See info below for specific guidelines.

Submission Rules

Submitting Digital Content to Northbrook Writes

The submission process is free, and only takes about 10 minutes. You are welcome to submit as many pieces of digital content as you would like. Before you submit, please make sure that your content is:

  • Reflective of the Northbrook Library’s mission
  • An original work to which you own the rights.

What Digital Content Can I Submit?

We encourage a diverse range of submissions that reflects and celebrates Northbrook's culture. Suggested content includes short stories, poetry, novels, nonfiction and more!

Accepted File Formats

Books (ePUB and PDF)

More Submission Options

If you would like for a librarian to submit your work instead, please send your files to feedback@northbrook.info.