Sigma's Bookshelf, what is believed to be the first and only free book publishing company exclusively for teen writers, is asking for your support for this year’s  Give to the Max Day campaign. Between now and Nov. 15, 2018, our goal is to raise $2,500 to fund the project for another year.

All services required to bring a book to market are 100 percent free for teens whose manuscripts are selected for publication. The company is run by unpaid volunteers, and funded through tax deductible donations paid to our fiscal sponsor, the nonprofit art services organization, Springboard for the Arts.

Since its founding in 2016 by twice published teen author Justin M. Anderson, the company has published 12 teen authored books. We are seeking your support to keep the project going for another year.

100 percent of your donation will go towards the costs associated with bringing books to market. Thank you for your support!


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Are you a teenager?
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Have you written a book?
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Want to get it published?
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Introducing the first publishing company exclusively for teen authors.



Sigma’s Bookshelf is a sponsored project of Springboard for the Arts, a nonprofit arts service organization. Contributions on behalf of Sigma’s Bookshelf are tax deductable and can be made online at or you can contribute using the form to the right.

We want to thank the Wayzata and Minnetonka Rotary Clubs for their generous support of Sigma's Bookshelf. Thank you also to the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council (MRAC), and all of our individual donors and supporters.

"The work you are doing by inspiring and supporting young authors is incredible!" - Leanne Van Allen, Hudson WI

"Thank you so much for this amazing opportunity!" - Kayla Klanreungsang, Sigma's Bookshelf Author