Founded in 1941, Barron's Educational Series soon became known as America's Leader in Test Preparation, and is renowned for its SAT, ACT, and AP test prep books, its Regents manuals, and its Profiles of American Colleges.

Over the years, Barron's has expanded into many other publishing fields, introducing extensive lines of children's books, foreign language learning guides with downloadable audio, pet care manuals, gift books, cookbooks, coloring and adult activity books, business and financial advice guides, parenting advice books, and art instruction books with companion online videos, in addition to learning materials on MP3, Apps, and Bonus Online Content. On average, Barron's publishes approximately 200 new titles a year and maintains an extensive backlist of over 2,000 titles in all categories.

Barron's books are recognized for their reliability and high quality standards by educational and institutional book buyers, as well as by retailers and consumers around the globe.

Job Opportunities at Barron's

There are no openings at this time.

Barron's is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V, and a member of E- Verify.

Manuscript Submission Guidelines:

For initial consideration of your project, we STRONGLY recommend a query letter, along with your author credentials.

While we do receive submissions from many literary agencies, it is not necessary to have a literary agent in order to submit material.

Please address submissions to:

Barron's Educational Series, Inc. 250 Wireless Boulevard Hauppauge, NY 11788 Wayne Barr, Acquisitions Manager Email:

Simultaneous submissions are welcome.

A large, self-addressed, stamped envelope, with enough postage, must be included if you want your material returned.

** Only queries are accepted by email **

Due to the large volume of unsolicited submissions received, a complete evaluation of a proposal may take 4-6 weeks. Please do not call about the status of individual submissions.

We are currently interested in children books, foreign language learning books, business and financial advice books, parenting advice books, art instruction books, sports, fashion, crafts, and study guides.

We do not publish poems, and we are not interested in books that have already been published.

We would also like to hear from established authors of Test Prep books.

Please refer to our website,, if you would like to become familiar with the kinds of books we publish. Keep in mind we are not looking for books similar to those that we have already published.

When submitting a proposal for a children's fiction book: When submitting a work of adult or Juvenile Nonfiction: The Acquisitions Manager will be in contact with you if additional information or material is required in order to properly evaluate your project. Do not send additional material unless specifically requested.

Thank you for your adherence to the above guidelines.

Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

Terms of Sale