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SKYLIGHT-NYC Publishers is a boutique publisher,

in association with Houghton-Hopper, LLC.

   Kristen Houghton, CEO,

Alan William Hopper, CFO.


SKYLIGHT-NY Publishers delivers high-quality, diverse, and engaging content that entertains the reader and enhances the reading experience.


We are proud of our catalog of both fiction and non-fiction titles, representing a wide array of genres, as well as our established, industry-wide reputation for innovative, creative, results-driven success in working with authors.

Skylight-NYC has several imprints.


Criminal Element - Mystery/Thriller/Crime


2Hopper Press - Fantasy and Paranormal


Sophie-Victoria - Children & YA Books


Life Stories - Non-Fiction


The Rose Garden - Romance


Wordsmith Literary Digital Press - ebooks only

We offer traditional as well as hybrid publishing. Our professional services include:

editing, formatting, and original book cover designs.

We are looking for strong writers with fresh voices. If you are an author with a finished and edited

manuscript, we are open to submissions via the email address below.  If you are an established author with a back list that fits our genres, or if you’re looking for a digital contract for a book now in print, we would be pleased to review  your manuscript.


We accept only original work that has not appeared elsewhere, unless all rights

have reverted to the author.


Send an email cover letter that includes a bio and brief introduction to your book.

Please include the following:


3 chapters in a word.doc or pdf., standard manuscript format

a two-page synopsis of your work

portfolio of any work published online or in print (this is optional).

You will receive a confirmation that we have received your submission, by email, followed by an update on your submission’s status. If your manuscript is accepted elsewhere, please send us a note to that effect.



subject line: the words 'manuscript submission' & your author name

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