Seeing some element of yourself reflected in the books you read can affirm you in meaningful, life-altering ways. We need diverse books so every child can have that experience. 

That’s why the books highlighted on MayaSmart.com include characters of different races, cultures, religions, and backgrounds. And we focus that same lens on the authors we feature, as well. 

Before submitting, please peruse our latest reviews and recommendations latest reviews and recommendations to get a feel for our style. We primarily review picture books for children. 

Additionally, Maya covers books by parents, books for parents, and personal development books and interviews authors. Press embargoes are respected. 

Are you working on a digital project? Send anything ereading-related our way, too! Thanks so much for your interest.

How to submit

  1. Email hello@mayasmart.com with “Book Submission,” “Author Interview,” or “Tech Review”  in the subject line.
  2. Please include author name and bio, book title, book synopsis, publication date, publisher and imprint, and publicity contact information.
  3. If we’re interested in reviewing your book or setting up an interview, we’ll respond and let you know.

Thanks for your submission! 

If you haven’t heard back within a few weeks, your book was likely not chosen for review. Please bear in mind that we are a small team and can’t review everything that’s received. Sending a book does not guarantee a review, but we appreciate your interest in MayaSmart.com and look forward to receiving your submission. 

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