Write with us.


We publish a certain amount of books per season, which means that you can submit your creative work to us all-year round. We accept novels, short stories, essays, poetry, and prose in Indonesian, English, or a mix between both languages. We accept graphic novels, illustration books, graphic novels, recipe books, children’s book. We accept published and unpublished works (please note down where it was originally published before). Background in professional writing is a plus point, but not required. If we are interested in your submission, we will e-mail you a confirmation letter within a month.

 

Kami menerbitkan sejumlah buku per musim, yang berarti Anda dapat mengirimkan karya kreatif Anda kepada kami sepanjang tahun. Kami menerima novel, cerita pendek, esai, puisi, dan prosa dalam bahasa Indonesia, Inggris, atau perpaduan antara kedua bahasa. Kami menerima novel grafis, buku ilustrasi, novel grafis, buku resep, buku anak-anak. Kami menerima karya yang diterbitkan dan tidak dipublikasikan (harap catat di mana awalnya diterbitkan sebelumnya). Latar belakang dalam penulisan profesional adalah nilai tambah, tetapi tidak diperlukan. Jika kami tertarik dengan kiriman Anda, kami akan mengirim surat konfirmasi dalam satu bulan.

 
  1. Manuscript should be at least 50% finished with a minimum of approximately 50 pages on A4 Word Document.

  2. Accepted file formats: .doc // .docx with the entire manuscript in one file. Format in Times New Roman, 12pt, single-spaced, 1.5 line break.

  3. A short introduction about yourself and your manuscript in the email, CV, and Portfolio combined in one PDF.

  4. Subject line of email and file name should be formatted as: MANUSCRIPT_TYPE_TITLEOFSUBMISSION. For example: MANUSCRIPT_NOVEL_IMAGINARYCITY.

  5. We do not accept PDFs, Google Drive, Dropbox, or article links.

  6. Email to hello@thecommabooks.com


  1. Naskah harus setidaknya 50% selesai dengan minimal sekitar 50 halaman pada Dokumen Word A4.

  2. Format file yang diterima: .doc // .docx dengan seluruh naskah dalam satu file. Format di Times New Roman, 12pt, single-spaced, 1.5 line break.

  3. Pengenalan singkat tentang diri Anda dan naskah Anda dalam email, CV, dan Portofolio digabungkan dalam satu PDF.

  4. Baris subjek email dan nama file harus diformat sebagai: MANUSCRIPT_TYPE_TITLEOFSUBMISSION. Misalnya: MANUSCRIPT_NOVEL_IMAGINARYCITY.

  5. Kami tidak menerima PDF, Google Drive, Dropbox, atau link artikel.

  6. Email ke hello@thecommabooks.com


Collaborate with us.

If you are a company, organisation, community, collective – or an individual – with collaboration ideas, feel free to contact us. We are available for print work (books – our first loves), products, multimedia work (illustrations, designs, films, you name it), digital (website, social media, digital programs), and events (book launches, workshops, readings). 


Jika Anda adalah perusahaan, organisasi, komunitas, kolektif - atau individu - dengan ide kolaborasi, jangan ragu untuk menghubungi kami. Kami tersedia untuk pekerjaan cetak (buku - cinta pertama kami), produk, pekerjaan multimedia (ilustrasi, desain, film, nama Anda), digital (situs web, media sosial, program digital) , dan acara (peluncuran buku, lokakarya, bacaan).

  1. A short introduction about your company and your idea in the email. Attached CV, and Portfolio combined in one PDF.

  2. Subject line of email and file name should be formatted as: COLLABORATION_COMPANYNAME. For example: COLLABORATION_XSTUDIOS.

  3. Email to hello@thecommabooks.com


  1. Pengantar singkat tentang organisasi anda dan ide anda di email. CV Terlampir, dan Portofolio digabungkan dalam satu PDF.

  2. Baris subjek email dan nama file harus diformat sebagai: COLLABORATION_COMPANYNAME. Misalnya: COLLABORATION_XSTUDIOS.

  3. Email ke hello@thecommabooks.com


Or, work with us.

We are always open to working with editors, translators, designers, illustrators, and artists of any kind. We accept part-timers and freelancers all across the country –– we work mobile, although you must be willing to travel to our office in Jakarta from time to time. Our team is made up of young artists, and we seek like-minded individuals with initiative, passion, and creativity. 

 

Kami selalu terbuka untuk bekerja dengan editor, penerjemah, desainer, ilustrator, dan seniman dalam bentuk apa pun. Kami menerima pekerja paruh waktu dan freelancer di seluruh kota. Kami bekerja secara jarak jauh, namun anda harus bersedia melakukan perjalanan ke kantor kami di Jakarta dari waktu ke waktu. Tim kami terdiri dari pekerja seni muda, dan kami mencari individu yang berpikiran sama dengan inisiatif, semangat, dan kreativitas.

  1. A short introduction about yourself and your background in the email. Attached CV, and Portfolio combined in one PDF.

  2. Subject line of email and file name should be formatted as: CAREER_POSITION. For example: CAREER_DESIGNER.

  3. We do not accept Google Drive, Dropbox, or article links.

  4. Email to hello@thecommabooks.com


  1. Pengenalan singkat tentang diri anda dan latar belakang anda di email. CV Terlampir, dan Portofolio digabungkan dalam satu PDF.

  1. Baris subjek email dan nama file harus diformat sebagai: CAREER_POSITION. Misalnya: CAREER_DESIGNER.

  2. Kami tidak menerima tautan Google Drive, Dropbox, atau artikel.

  3. Email ke hello@thecommabooks.com