As the author of the work, you are required to secure all permissions in your manuscript. As you draft your manuscript, you should keep track of any material that may require permission. Begin requesting permission from the copyright holders of the material as soon as you possibly canbefore your final draft is sent to your editor. Obtaining permissions can take a long time, and you will want to get an early start.

We publish the majority of our books throughout the world in both print and e-book form. When requesting permission, you should request non-exclusive, World distribution rights, for all languages, in print and electronic (eBook) formats for the life of the edition. Once all the permissions are received, you will need to make a log of them, and then forward the log and permissions to Pam Dailey at Be sure to keep a copy for your records.


Dear Editor:

I am writing to request permission to reprint the following material from your publication: (Author, title, date of publication, pages on which material appears or other identifying information).

This material is to appear as (originally published or with changes as noted) in the following work to be published by Bucknell University Press, a member of Rowman & Littlefield: (Author/Editor, title).

This book is scheduled to be published in (month/year) with a list price of approximately ($xxx.xx) in an approximate press run of (800). I am requesting nonexclusive world rights in all languages in print and eBook formats, for the lifetime of the edition.

Unless you indicate otherwise, the following credit line will appear in the book: (credit line).

Thank you for your attention to this matter. I look forward to a timely response.



Please refer to our Permissions Guide for additional information.

If you have questions that are not answered here or in the Permissions Guide, please contact Pam Dailey, Editorial Associate, at



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