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Hallmark does not accept or purchase unsolicited submissions of ideas, artwork, photography, or writing for our greeting card or Gift Books lines.
However, customizable card options on Hallmark.com let you add your own photo and message to a personalized greeting card. In addition, we sometimes offer opportunities to collaborate in creating cards through periodic themed competitions. Competitions are announced and detailed submission instructions posted at HallmarkContests.com.
Hallmark does not accept or consider outside submissions of creative ideas, suggestions, or materials.
The Hallmark Hall of Fame does not accept unsolicited material. If you have a story, idea or project that you feel could work for the Hallmark Hall of Fame, please have it submitted through a licensed literary agent.It is the Hallmark Channel’s policy not to accept or consider unsolicited ideas, proposals and/or other creative materials (e.g. scripts, treatments, stories, etc.).
Hallmark is unable to accept – or assume responsibility for – unsolicited manuscripts. For those seeking publication of their work, we suggest finding an agent to represent you in your search. Sources include writersdigest.com, authorlink.com, and The Writer’s Market book, available at local bookstores or libraries.
In 1915, Hall Brothers purchased engraving presses to begin printing and publishing greeting cards, becoming a manufacturer for the first time.