Kahel. Combining the passion of red and the happiness of yellow.
Saint Matthew's Publishing Corporation is actively seeking out children’s books in the form of picture books, illustrated storybooks and chapter books under its imprint Kahel Press. We are looking for authors and illustrators who wish to inspire passionate and happy children.
Submission of Manuscripts by Authors
Kahel Press believes in the power of stories to leave lasting impressions on children. They are great tools to shape a child’s character.
Do you have a story you want to have published with us? Ask yourself first: “What values do I want to teach children? What kind of stories do I want them to read? How can I make these lessons memorable enough for children to practice them?”
When you’re ready, send us your manuscript following our guide below!
Picture Books/Illustrated Storybooks
Submission of Portfolios by Illustrators
Kahel Press is looking for illustrators who can add color to the stories of our authors. The illustration work is project-based. Projects may range from book cover art, chapter dividers or content illustrations for picture books and illustrated storybooks.
- Cover letter (PDF)
- Your resume or CV (PDF)
- Portfolio of ten (10) of your best works showcasing styles that appeal to children. Works presented can either be digital illustrations, traditional art or mixed media (PDF)
- Email subject title format: Illustrator: [Your Full Name]
- Send to email@example.com
Submission of Sample Works by Translators
Kahel Press is looking for translators who can work with our authors and help them reach more readers through translations. At the moment, we are looking for translators who are skilled in translating works in English to Filipino and vice versa.
If you’re interested in translating children’s stories, follow our guidelines below for the submission of your sample works and other requirements.