Work with us

We are always looking for new people to work with. If that sounds interesting, we’d be very glad to hear from you.
We read all emails but cannot guarantee an immediate response. We try to get back to everyone within four weeks. To make things simple, just follow the instructions below.
Thanks for your interest!

Writers, illustrators and designers

If you’d like to work with us, we’d be happy to hear from you. When you get in touch, we’d like to know a bit about you. Tell us where you’re from, what other work you like or admire and what you’d like to do.

A brief CV is always helpful. Samples of your work are essential.

Please send emails to herb@herblester.com.

If you have an idea for a guide

We are open to ideas for guides of all types. If you have a proposal, please follow the submission guidelines below.

Our main area of interest is travel in the UK, Europe and US.

To submit an idea for a guide, please send us an outline in no more than 500 words.

We will want to understand from this what sets your proposal apart from other similar guides. Explain how your idea is different to what’s currently available, how it fits in with our existing range and in what way you are particularly suited to write this.

Please also include a short biography (no more than 100 words), some relevant samples of your writing and contact details.

Send this as a PDF titled Submission followed by Name of project along with a covering note to herb@herblester.com. Please use the email title as per the PDF, Submission followed by Name of project.


Our guides are printed in England on 100% recycled paper