Chronicle Books Permissions & Subrights
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If you'd like to use images or content from a Chronicle book, you'll need permission from the publisher (that's us). Here's how you get it:

We only accept written permission requests. Please be sure to indicate which title(s) you are interested in and what material you would like to use (including page numbers), as well as complete details regarding the use and your project. General permissions turnaround time is 4-8 weeks; however, you may request an immediate review (two business days) for a $100 rush fee. Email details of the request to

You may also submit your request for permissions by downloading the appropriate document below and mailing or faxing it to us:

Chronicle Books Permissions Department
680 Second Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
Fax: 415.537.4440

Librarians, teachers and educators can read Chronicle books to students on live or prerecorded videos. If you are an educator, librarian, or bookseller interested in sharing a Chronicle book with your community, please complete this form

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Subsidiary Rights 

If you wish to acquire subsidiary rights (such as foreign/translation, performance, bookclub) to an entire work in the Chronicle Books catalog, please email details to

View the latest rights guides, catalogs and newsletters and learn more about Chronicle Books subsidiary rights here


If you wish to acquire licensing rights (such as merchandising, ancillary products) to an entire work in the Chronicle Books catalog, please email details to