Contact Information & Frequently Asked Questions

Kensington Publishing Corp.
900 Third Avenue, 26th Floor
New York, NY 10022

  • Who do I contact about arranging an author event or book signing?
    Send your request to Vida Engstrand, Communications Director, at [email protected].
  • I am a book reviewer, member of the media, influencer, etc.; how do I request a review copy of a book?
    Send your request to Vida Engstrand, Communications Director, at [email protected].

    • You may also browse and request digital ARCs of forthcoming titles via Kensington’s Netgalley page HERE and Kensington’s Edelweiss catalogs HERE.
  • I am a retailer looking for information on placing a wholesale order or setting up an account.
    Kensington titles are distributed by Penguin Random House. For sales queries, please contact your Penguin Random House rep or [email protected] / (800) 733-3000

    If you are a non-traditional book retailer or have Special Sales inquiries/questions, please contact: Justine Willis at [email protected].

  • I have a question about film/television, dramatic, reproduction, or foreign rights for one of your books. How can I get more information?
    Please contact our Subrights Department at [email protected].
  • How can I get permission to use a part of a book (or book cover) for a project I'm working on?
    Email: [email protected]. No telephone inquiries, please. Please include the following information in your request:

    • Title and author of book you are requesting permission to use
    • Exact excerpt(s) you are requesting permission to use
    • Title, Publisher, print run, and cost of your book (if applicable)
  • I found a typo in one of your books. Who do I contact
    Thank you for reading so closely and bringing your concerns to our attention! If you can please share your observations in an email to [email protected].  we will have any errors corrected in future editions. Please be sure to include:

    • Title, author and ISBN
    • Page or location numbers where error was found
  • I am an author seeking a publisher. Do you accept submissions from un-agented writers? How can I submit my manuscript?
    Kensington does accept unsolicited and un-agented queries. You can find more information and submission guidelines HERE.
  • What kinds of books does Kensington publish?
    We publish a wide range of commercial fiction and nonfiction. For a more complete listing of the genres in which we publish, go to our index, and pull down the menu under "Browse Category." Our catalog will bring up a listing of every book in that genre. For more information regarding Kensington Publishing and the history of our publishing program, see "About Us."
  • How do I find an agent?
    If you would like your work considered for a major publisher, we recommend that you work with an established literary agent. Agents can be found in such literary guides as Literary Marketplace, or The Writer's Market, which you should be able to find in your local bookstore or library. You can also visit Writer's Digest for more information.
  • How can I contact one of the authors you publish?
    We are not able to provide mailing addresses, emails, or phone numbers for any of our authors. However, many authors provide contact information on their own websites, which you can find by searching online. We also link to many of the authors’ individual websites within their bios, which can be browsed by clicking “Authors” in the navigation menu on this site.You may also write to an author care of Kensington Publishing: 

    [Author’s Name]

    c/o Kensington Publishing

    Publicity Department

    900 Third Avenue, 26th Floor

    New York, NY 10022


    While we will forward appropriate mail sent to our authors in case of Kensington, we cannot guarantee their response or provide updates regarding the receipt of your letter.

  • I have a question about a giveaway I entered on Goodreads or one of Kensington’s social media platforms.
    Please send an email to [email protected]. In your email, make sure to include as much information as possible about where the giveaway was hosted, when you entered it, and what you won.
  • How can I get the audiobook edition of a Kensington book?
    Kensington does not produce audiobooks, but we do work with the major audio publishers to make our titles available through them.


    As a result, most titles in the Kensington catalog are available everywhere audiobooks are sold and through libraries.

  • I have a question about an order I placed on this website.
    Please contact [email protected].
  • I am having a problem with the website or have a question that isn’t addressed here.
    Please feel free to contact [email protected].