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Why iUniverse?

At iUniverse, you can self publish your book with help from industry-leading insiders. Since we offer the range of professional editorial, marketing and self-publishing services authors expect from a traditional publisher, your book will be at its best when the time comes to compete in the marketplace.

3 Reasons to Love iUniverse

  • Special recognition programs to reward achievement and success
  • Extensive editorial tools you need to maximize you book's potential for success
  • Innovative services with strategic partners to keep you ahead in the marketplace

Editorial Excellence 

You’ve put a lot of work into writing your manuscript, and at iUniverse we don’t think anything should stand in the way of reaching your publishing goals. We understand that it takes more than simply writing a manuscript to publish a quality book, and that is why we provide our authors with the necessary tools to ensure that they are putting out a professional product. Learn more ›

Strategic Partnerships 

iUniverse is able to maintain a status as a respected leader within the self-publishing industry because we consistently create new strategic services for our authors. Prestigious companies have sought out iUniverse to forge partnerships in order to help authors gain notice from traditional publishers, host their own signing in a bookstore or republish out-of-print titles. 

iUniverse is pleased to offer several opportunities to our up-and-coming authors through relationships with traditional publishers and well-known organizations. Learn more ›

Worldwide Distribution

Publishing with iUniverse ensures that your title is accessible to thousands of retailers around the globe. Our self-publishing services include the most extensive book distribution network to get your book into the marketplace. Learn more ›

Special recognition programs

One of the only self-publishing programs of its kind, iUniverse's Recognition Program was established to identify, celebrate and support titles that show a high level of editorial quality and marketability. Many recognized authors have found greater retail success or even traditional publishing offers. This unique program is one exclusive way iUniverse distinguishes itself as a leader in the self-publishing industry. Learn more ›

The Star Program books are republished free of charge under the Star imprint, presented to Barnes & Noble for in-store placement, and offered to booksellers with attractive retail terms and returnable status. Learn more ›

Rising Star is the only program of its kind to guarantee titles will be presented by a commissioned sales force to national, regional and local booksellers. Learn more ›

Editor's Choice designation opens the door to our higher-level programs and designations. Our Editorial Board selects Editor's Choice titles based on a positive Editorial Evaluation. These titles have the essential editorial qualities of a professionally published book. Learn more ›