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Sun Literary Provides In-House Services from First Page to Publication
With over 20 years in the book publishing industry, Sun Lit has an expert team and publishing network to shepherd authors from first page to publication and to provide expert book review & editorial management for publishers.
Sun Lit book shepherding is deep support and expert guidance from vision to narrative development to successful publishing — providing the way for you to share your story in the way that is true to you and the outcome you want.
Need editorial management for your book project? Sun Lit has provided with writers, agents, and publishers on print, hybrid, and digital publishing projects for over a decade.
Our global network of over 100 multicultural consultants has been thoughtfully built over years of relationship and trust, centering craft excellence, shared progress, and multicultural proficiency.
Hourly Literary Consultation
Sun Lit provides hourly consultation and support for writers who'd just like some answers or resources along the way for for successfully querying, proposing, or publishing for multicultural women's, young adult, and children's genres.
Book Project Management
Full in-house service designed to meet you where you are and provide what you need for your book project – from first page to publication.
Writing Containers for Women
Sun Literary has partnered with Karina Puente Arts to provide highly supportive writing containers designed especially for women writers.
Sun Lit's client projects have included editorial reviews, manuscript critique, beta reader programs and diversity & accessibility book reviews for traditional, hybrid, and digital publishing. Some of Sun Lit's author and publisher collaborations include Barnes & Noble Press, KDP, Artisan Books, Chronicle, She Writes, Familius, National Geographic, Scholastic Publisher, Common Sense Media, Seventy Seven Press, Heinemann Publisher, and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Sun Lit's Recommended Book List
Want to check out Sun Lit's book and content recommendations for writing & craft, cultural intelligence, and good reading? Some of Sun Lit's core multicultural & accessibility reviewers + their work is proudly featured here. This list is organic and growing. Browse our Shelf.
Sun Literary has supported and served as advisor to the following literary publications and nonprofits.
A Room of Her Own Foundation
In 2020, A Room of Her Own celebrated its twentieth anniversary of advocacy of women's voices worldwide.
A global magazine dedicated to highlighting and celebrating women, of diverse backgrounds, by sharing their personal stories and achievements.
Read Your World
Read Your World celebrates diverse children's books, supports authors and illustrators, and generously provides these books for readers, families, and classrooms every year.
Nearly 1 in 5 people in the U.S. identify as living with a disability (ADA, US Census) and the numbers increase globally; but this representation is unique in that it is marginalized in both accessibility to narratives and representation in those narratives.
Sun Literary has certified accessibility specialists on our team, and can provide Own Voice expert consultation for making your narratives, website, content and platforms both representative of and accessible to Communities of Disability.
Sun Literary's leadership embodies representation in this vast community and is a member of the Diversability Leadership Collective. If you would like to offer suggestions or request accessibility consultation: Contact Us.
Translation and Translanguaging Services
In need of translation or translanguaging services? Sun Lit recommends Translata. Ask for Gina.
On assignment with American Cowboy some years ago for a conservation article featuring Tejon Ranch in California, my son and I rode to the top of the Tehachapi Range with local vaqueros. Here lived the Kitanemuk People, whose descendants today are enrolled in the Tejon Indian Tribe of California. Sun Lit supports returning ancestral lands to tribal stewardship.
This work was imagined on my great-grandmother's desk in a horse barn on Monacan land in Virginia, flourished on Iipay-Tipay-Diegueño land in California, and is based in Cherokee Nation, the state of Oklahoma, home to 39 tribes. Continued.
Thank you for your presence here,
Sun Chermé Cooper, Founder & Director of Sun Literary