Browse new and enduring titles on ancient history, european history, the civil war, u. Entangled teen wants any genrehistorical fiction, scifi, thrillersas long as it. Below weve featured 20 top traditional publishers accepting unsolicited manuscripts. See our submission guidelines for fiction and nonfiction books. Most major publishers are part of a larger media conglomerate, prominent indie presses excepted, and a search for the years largest book publishers will often yield companies that work with other forms of content rather than books. The theme of the book must be universal, and the book should focus on family andor social situations.
They like selling signed, hardcover editions of their books, and many come in slipcases. The book was sadly to be sandys last in english and scots. In 2014, we published lesley glaisters landmark novel, little egypt. Ya books spotlight extraordinary women throughout history. If your story is one of a kind, offbeat and richly layered, they are the publishers for you. Included are academic publishers, technical manual publishers, publishers for the traditional book trade both for adults and children, religious publishers, and small press publishers. The company is in the top 101 independent publishing companies in the u. In the spirit of strength in numbers, several independent publishers including faber and faber, canongate, granta books and others have joined forces to create an influential community that can compete with standalone bighitters. This is a list of largest uk trade book publishers, with some of their principal imprints, ranked by sales value, according to nielsen bookscan.
They only accept submissions that fall into their categories, so make sure you consult their list before submitting. Childrens book publishers in uk the school reading list. The penguin publishing group is the proud publisher of great writers and gifted storytellers, beloved books and eminent works. Deciding that you want to be a published childrens book author is similar to deciding that you want to be a movie star. Top 6 best book publishers 2017 ranking list of top. Turner publishing turner publishing company is an awardwinning, independent publisher of books. Ayebia was founded in 2003 by ghanaianborn publisher, nana ayebia. The publishers featured in this article have all found their niche, and are making a mark on the industry. An intro to the 10 biggest publishers in the uk ribbonfish. Our specialty is childrens picture books, middlegrade fiction, and ya fiction. Find the best historical fiction and enjoy discounts on popular book titles online.
Fiction publishers directory of united states listing 1 to 10 of 93 fiction publishers listed in the american publishers directories page 1 of 10 of all the publishing companies in the directory of publishers of united states that are listed under fiction publishers. Seventh street press seventh street press is the mystery imprint of the established nonfiction publisher prometheus books. Tck publishing is a mass market small press that publishes books in many fiction. Annotated list of book publishers of young adult fiction. Recently launched in 2017, this newly minted publishing house is focused on finding good, fresh, and quality fiction for readers. Young adult books go above and beyond when it comes to representationand its something that we, the ya community, authors, and readers continue to fight for every day. Ya fantasy romance books meet your next favorite book. Publishers want to select the illustrators for the books they publish. Modern publishing is a tricky game especially when trying to figure out the biggest names within that game. If you submit a historical novel to a literary agent or publisher without solid fact. We set up in 2003 to publish the kind of intelligent and innovative books that we, as massive sports fans, would like to read ourselves and we are extremely proud of our reputation as a publisher. While africanamerican book publishers have been active in the united states since the second decade of the 19th century, the 1960s and 1970s saw a proliferation of publishing activity, with the establishment of many new publishing houses, an increase in the number of titles published, and significant growth in the number of africanamerican bookstores. The big five trade publishers in the us and uk are penguin.
Although all categories are considered, selfhelp, parenting, education, and healthrelated books are the top priorities of this publisher. They publish novels, novella, story collections, and even poetry books. Bella books is the premiere publisher of vibrant and irresistible fiction for and about lesbians. Below is a list of the top sffh publishers, the large and the small, who have made it possible for us to enjoy all those science fiction fantasy and horror awardwinning authors. Ps prides themselves on taking both newbies and established writers.
All information in these listings are from the publishers. Remove united states filter to see all fiction publishers directory. You cannot send a query letter without a manuscript to have your ideas considered by this publisher. Jun 20, 2017 endeavour press is a uk publisher looking for works of at least 25,000 words in length, as well as fulllength books, in the following genres. Sky azure publishing teen, young adult, adult a small independent publisher based in cornwall in the united kingdom. This uk based publisher has been around since 1999 and published over 400 titles since.
Woodfield publishing ltd independent uk book publishers. Madhubuti founded third world press foundation in 1967, making it one of the oldest blackowned publishers still operating today. Accepting submissions in all genres austin macauley. If you see information that needs to be changed, please contact us. Usborne childrens books, an independent publisher in the uk, has released over. Originally known as macmillan, the publisher was founded in 1843. From heartpounding romance to mystery, erotica and thriller, bella books celebrate the girlnextdoor, the best. With blockbuster books like the hunger games, divergent, and ready. To make things easier for you, we have compiled a list of 21 top uk publishers accepting unsolicited manuscripts. They have good distributor and are starting to break into the ebook publishing world.
Turner press is an awardwinning, independent publisher of books. Young adult publishers directory list of young adult. Sep 05, 2018 pan macmillan australia accepts electronic manuscript submissions directly from writers between 10am and 4pm the first monday of every month as part of its manuscript submission process. Abbeville press, headquartered in new york, is an independent publisher of fine art and illustrated books. They now publish around 70 books every year, and continue to. That a novel of this linguistic refinement and searching intelligence should come from a tiny newcastle imprint tells us a lot about the vulgarity of corporate publishing. Publishers of young adult fiction book publishing directory. Salt the uks foremost independent literary publisher. Founded in 1977, abbeville has long been a mainstay in the art book publishing world, and is currently. List of largest book publishers of the united kingdom.
Fiction publishers directory of united states list of. Africanamerican book publishers in the united states, 1960. Their diverse offerings range from poetry and fiction to history, literary criticism, and books. Theres a book on our shelves for every reader, and we relish the opportunity to publish. The wwend database contains over 650 publishers for you to peruse. Skyhorse publishes a broad range of nonfiction titles. Even though historical fiction is not a hot genre like young adult or paranormal romance. While we publish for every age, from toddlers to teens, we are most interested in expanding tanglewoods range of middle grade and ya fiction and narrative nonfiction history or biography. Crooked cat is a multigenre e book publisher, that has six imprints focusing on a variety of subjects, covering the range from young adult to mystery. Vision sports publishing is the uk s leading independent sports book publisher.
Please contact us if you have any questions about your work on. Weve organized the list in an easily searchable table so you can quickly find the publishers that publish the type of book youre looking to get published. If youre writer who has written a book, got it edited and decided you want to publish it in the traditional fashion, this post is especially for you. Pan macmillan is a major australian publisher with a wide range of titles under group imprints, including macmillan, pan, picador, plum, momentum, macquarie.
Should you wish for us to return your manuscript at a later date, please enclose a stamped addressed envelope or sufficient postage in uk. Top 7 blackowned book publishers that you should know about march 06 2016 every year, thousands of new books are released and most of them are published by hundreds of book publishers. Macmillan publishers, a distinctive group of publishing companies, has a rich history in the book industry. Ya and picture books, and has a particularly strong presence in the uk. Browse mogzilla an independent publisher that focusses on historical fiction and graphic novels for. Top 7 blackowned book publishers that you should know.
They are presently looking for writers of young adult fiction. Getting published by one of the big 5 book publishers is the goal of many authors, as being published by a major publishing house is perceived to have some advantages over smaller presses or self publishing. Blackowned publishers you need to know about book riot. Ncm publishing adults and young adult, fiction and nonfiction. Thank you for your interest in becoming a page street author. Osprey is a uk publisher specializing in military history.
Photograph your local culture, help wikipedia and win. Aug 10, 2017 21 young adult publishers accepting manuscripts no agent required published on august 10, 2017 august 10, 2017 15 likes 1 comments. Submission guidelines tck publishing book publisher. So, in honor of black history month, we want to take a look at some of the books that have been influential in this wave of representation and encourage you to read your.
Endeavour press is a uk publisher looking for works of at least 25,000 words in length, as well as fulllength books, in the following genres. Founded in 1977, abbeville has long been a mainstay in the art book publishing world, and is currently making strides into the digital realm wi. The big 5 is a nickname for the major trade book publishing companies in the united states. Recently launched in 2017, this newly minted publishing house is. This publisher accepts unsolicited manuscripts for childrens books. Our cover author this year is gina apostol, author of the novel insurrecto. A version of this article appeared in the 05072018 issue of publishers weekly under the headline. They own over 120 branded imprints, such as avon, harper, and thomas nelson. They publish general nonfiction, biography, sport, and humor, as well as selected fiction. It includes imprints of larger publishing groups, which may have resulted from business mergers. Book publishers taking submissions book publishing companies. At penguin, we believe that literature can fuel the imagination and guide the soul.
Should you wish for us to return your manuscript at a later date, please enclose a stamped addressed envelope or sufficient postage in uk stamps. Operating since 1984, turner currently publishes 5,000 titles. Bloomsbury publishing is a leading independent publishing house, established in 1986, with authors who have won the nobel, pulitzer and booker prizes, and is the originating publisher. Nosy crow is a ukbased publisher of childrens books and apps aimed at children. Keep in mind that the world of childrens book publishing is intensely competitive, and there are many good writers trying to get their books published. Ncm editors are seeking tasteful provocative, intelligent fiction manuscripts in the areas of sexuality and erotica, romance, urban and street, science fiction, christian fiction, and general interest, as well as nonfiction, and lively stories of all genres of fiction for the general population between the ages of 18 and. They aim to publish books that will give fresh insights into african and caribbean life, culture and literature. Its a pyrotechnical marvel with a plot rooted in the philippineamerican war, which spools out over decades and across the globe as the book asks questions about class, conquest, and who gets to tell history. And there are also more publishers seeking young adult and new adult.
From bestselling writers and bold illustrators, to big thinkers and political commentators, trailblazing entrepreneurs and wellbeing experts, we are home to some of. Heres our list of reputable book publishing companies you might consider working with. He specializes in childrens books, particularly middle grade and ya and in adult books, narrative nonfiction such as the occasional memoir, biographies, history and current affairs, as well as books. This is our listings of book publishers taking submissions. List of englishlanguage book publishing companies wikipedia. Publishers who accept unsolicited manuscripts writing. A number of financially independent smaller publishers. When it comes to publishers, harper collins is one of the top book publishers for english language books. They focus on publishing artarchitecture books, cookingcookbooks, motivational, popular history especially louisianaregional, childrens books illustrated. They also purchased harlequin in 2014, which is the leading publisher.193 1346 1409 1229 840 148 1020 1512 216 857 723 1088 1082 1446 686 1204 245 645 1080 695 1074 118 1142 186 1052 130 448 1342 425 64 81 385 874 187 855 1098