Frequently Asked Questions
We do not publish books. The Urban Book Source is an information source for readers, writers, authors, publishers and vendors of urban literature.
No. UBS is not a literary agency and does not market, pitch, or represent any authors/writers nor do we refer authors/writers to literary agents.
Please see Get Featured. Be Heard.
Send your latest developments to: email@example.com
Please see reviewing.
At this point The Urban Book Source is not actively seeking additional contributors, however, if you feel you have an article/editorial worthy of being showcased please forward it to our attention at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please keep in mind UBS publishes exclusive content only.
Simply send your first and last name to: email@example.com
No. The Urban Book Source has no ties or relations in any way to Urban Books, the book publisher.
Send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org and will we forward you our rates and placement chart.
We are based out of the New York Metropolitan area.
Yes. For more information on book reviews, please see submissions.
The Urban Book Source reviews books from all genres.
Yes. For more information please see submissions.
Please see submissions.
Please see submissions.
Once your book is received, it is logged into our Book Checklist where it awaits to be read by a reviewer. You may check back from time to time to view the status of your book in review. Please do not contact us regarding your book once it has been logged in our Book Checklist. All books will be reviewed in the order they were received.
A book review can take anywhere from 1-2 months.
All book reviews are posted on The Urban Book Source, Amazon.com, and other available outlets.
Due to the lack of portability and convenience, UBS does not review electronic submissions.
The Urban Book Source is not a publishing company, therefore manuscript submissions are not accepted.
Be sure you have validated your registration through your email. Once you have registered for the UBS forums, you will receive an email confirming your signup, you must view this email and confirm that you have willingly signed up for the forum. If you are still experiencing problems, feel free to contact us.
No. We are not a book wholesaler or distributor.
Yes. We sell books through our affiliate Amazon.com, who prepares, handles and ships all book orders. You may add the desired prison address as your "shipping" destination.