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Do you have a great idea for a book?

Bookshelf PH maintains an in-house imprint focused on non-fiction. Unlike other publishing houses that only accept manuscripts once completed, we generally work with newsmakers, including everyone from celebrities and academics to organizations and brands, from the very beginning of the creative process. 


At this stage, some of our partners may have a rough idea of the book they’d like to do. Others may only have an inkling that they’d like to publish a book, but are unsure what it might look like. We are happy to work with you no matter where you are. 


In this capacity, we act as your developmental editor, transforming your idea into a book that achieves your branding or business goals and also appeals to your target demographic. Apart from editorial guidance, we also provide assistance with writing, researching, and interviewing depending on your book’s particular needs, in addition to the standard fare of layouting, copyediting, editing, proofing, printing, distributing, and marketing when it’s complete. 

Our Wishlist

Business


The Philippines is not like Silicon Valley, Wall Street, or any of the other major business hubs around the world whose perspectives currently dominate business writing. We want books that provide readers with insights into succeeding as a business leader or entrepreneur in the unique context of the Philippines, Southeast Asia, or Asia Pacific.

Wealth


Knowledge is power. Knowledge is also earning power, if you read the right books. We want books that equip readers with insights into personal finance and wealth management. On an individual level, these titles improve a person’s net worth, and in the aggregate, enhance social mobility in the Philippines.

Biography


Most of the greatest Filipinos in business, politics, entertainment, sports, and other fields have surprisingly little documentation about their lives. In some cases, the most comprehensive source is just a Wikipedia entry. We want books that provide readers with the definitive account of a newsmaker’s life. 

Inspirational


Knowledge is power. Knowledge is also earning power, if you read the right books. We want books that equip readers with insights into personal finance and wealth management. On an individual level, these titles improve a person’s net worth, and in the aggregate, enhance social mobility in the Philippines.

Why Bookshelf

Achieve all your objectives

Get to market quickly

Launch with fanfare

Most publishing houses are built for one goal and one goal only, and that is to sell books. Since we deal with partners for all our titles, we’re accustomed to helping them achieve their own primary goals, whether it’s growing their personal or company brand, generating leads for other products or services, or building authority in a particular field.

Most publishing houses take a year or more to publish a book. Because we handle everything in-house, our publishing process can be as short as two business quarters, ensuring you achieve your branding or business goals sooner. As the saying goes, time is money.

Since Bookshelf PH was born out of a public relations agency, PR is in the company’s DNA. We know how to market books—and the people behind them—to a much broader audience. Each of our books is launched with a boutique campaign, involving a combination of media seeding, on-ground events, social media marketing, and more.