An independent publisher in colorado, 5 prince publishing was instituted by bernadette soehner in the year 2011. To avoid that, the thirty publishers below are looking specifically for stories in the scifi and fantasy realm. Open for direct submissions of literary fiction and short stories. We welcome submissions from both new and previously published authors. Persea books is an independent, literary publishing house founded in 1975 by michael braziller and karen braziller, who still own and direct the company. We arent looking for stories of childhood abuse, murder mystery, dodgy cops, mental breakdowns or exploding spaceships, unless you really feel youve got a new and original way of approaching these topics. They publish scifi, fantasy, speculative fiction and nongore horror novels for adults. The majority of authors we publish, especially fiction books, will be. For the latest books, recommendations, offers and more. They sell a lot of books to schools and appear to be rather good at niche. One of our publishing advisors will be happy to discuss your proposal on the telephone between 09. Submission guidelines are here, but the essence is to mail your entire manuscript. Please contact us if you have any questions about your work on. Ghostwoods books is a small publisher that has been around for eight years now.
With a heritage stretching back 200 years, harpercollins is one of the worlds foremost englishlanguage publishers, offering the bestquality content right across the spectrum, from enduring classics to cuttingedge contemporary fiction. They do not publish science fiction, fantasy, poetry, or plays. Make sure to read the submission requirements on the publishers websites before submitting. All manuscripts of novels and books submitted to us are read and responded to. Recently launched in 2017, this newly minted publishing house is focused on finding good, fresh, and quality fiction for readers. In order to strengthen a readers access to lgbtq books, lambda literary has compiled the following list of lgbtq bookstores and lgbtqfriendly bookstores.
The fastest and easiest way to send us your submission. This is a list of largest uk trade book publishers, with some of their principal imprints, ranked by sales value, according to nielsen bookscan. Another win for kdp authorsyou get paid royalties of up to 70%. These are the big five publishers in the united states, responsible for publishing the. Entangled publishing teen crave theyre looking for science fiction, fantasy, dystopian, and steampunk romances, 45,000 60,000 words, with main characters who are 16 to 18 years old. The wwend database contains over 650 publishers for you to peruse. 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. Joffe books, independent publisher of bestselling crime. As an author, you can also distribute your book globally and publish your book in multiple languages.
We are a uk based provider of publishing, design, editing, distribution and marketing services. Book submissions unsolicited manuscript submissions welcome. Please select a country afghanistan albania algeria american samoa andorra angola anguilla antarctica antigua and barbuda argentina armenia aruba australia austria azerbaijan. By clicking submit i am signing up to receive news about books, authors, and more from penguin random house. Ten respected publishers that accept unsolicited submissions.
Baen books is a science fiction and fantasy publisher. January 2020 submissions are open three hares accepts solicited and unsolicited submissions. Located in west meon, ransom publishes childrens books in fiction and nonfiction for struggling andor reluctant readers and structured reading programmes e. In picture books, shes especially looking for the funny, inventive, and absurd. For now, they are looking to receive manuscripts that are either romance fiction, chick lit or fantasy fiction. List of largest book publishers of the united kingdom wikipedia. Flashlight press focuses on publishing illustrated childrens books. This romance publisher is one of the worlds leading publishers of books for women. The publishers association was established in 1896 by publishers, called into being by a crisis in british bookselling and publishing during the late 19th century and founded around the net book agreement.
Heres our list of reputable book publishing companies you might consider working with. If your book is a non fiction guide to growing your own vegetables, you need to find a publisher who produces non fiction gardening books. With over a dozen different ways to narrow your search you can find the right publisher for your book, fast. They accept non fiction ideas with a strong market appeal as well as some fiction. Please read the submission guidelines below before submitting your manuscript. We love books, and our authors know the unflagging. 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. Ncm publishing is soliciting manuscripts in all genres of fiction, non fiction, selfhelp and young adult fiction.
Although their main single title publishing lines accept only agented submissions, their adult fiction imprint carina press accepts general adult. Olympia publishers may use the personal details of the author for correspondence. Earn up to 70% royalty on sales to customers in the us, canada, uk, germany, india. How to write a covering letter to a publisher, editor or agent. Onwards and upwards publishers contemporary christian book. They publish both science fiction and fantasy novels of 75,000 100,000. This bold, innovative collision of form, tone, and style ingeniously juxtaposes alices dreamworld alongside amars harsh reality. If you do not know which imprint is appropriate you will be taken to our imprints page to find out more. If you are calling from outside the uk, please leave us a voicemail stipulating a convenient time to return your call. We are keen to acquire exciting fiction for our list. We are currently acquiring titles in the genres listed below.
Three hares publishing submissions three hares publishing. Many of the small publishers below focus on literary fiction, but there are some. They are an independent company with good distribution. Little tiger is a british publishing house with three imprints, but only one accepts unsolicited submissions. List of largest book publishers of the united kingdom.
A couple of interesting indie publishers featured in writing magazine this month first is fledgling press, a scottish company that focuses on debut authors writing a variety of fiction including ya. Milkweed editions is one of the nations leading independent, nonprofit. A number of financially independent smaller publishers that have formed an alliance to share promotion and administration. We receive a large number of submissions and because of that please note the following terms and conditions apply when making a submission. Nov 23, 2015 21 uk childrens book publishers accepting manuscripts directly from writers. First of all, think about who would be a good fit for you and your book. Charlie jane anders is writing a nonfiction book and is publishing it as she does so. The simplest way is to trawl the internet for other possibilities.
It accepts unsolicited manuscripts for all books and prefers electronic submissions through its manuscriptsubmission form. Publishing fifteen to twenty books each year, they have some three hundred titles in print, and nearly four. Fantasy and science fiction publishers who accept unsolicited. Electronic versions of your full manuscript should be in one file and not separate chapters. 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. Submit your work austin macauley publishers uk books. We accept unsolicited manuscripts from any author who is eager to make an impression. Be sure to check out our featured publisher as well. The work they publish receives good distribution, particularly in academic circles. If you have a favorite bookstore that supports lgbtq authors and books, please let us know. The list is segmented by state, and this will be an evolving list. Publishing takes less than 5 minutes and your book appears on kindle stores worldwide within 2448 hours.
Follow each publishers submission guidelines when submitting your query, manuscript, or illustrations. She specializes in picture books, middle grade, and young adult fiction and non fiction at quirk. Never say you cant survive is a howto book about the storytelling craft, but its also full of. Deciding that you want to be a published childrens book author is similar to deciding that you want to be a movie star.
Ransom, founded in 1997, is a publisher with a heart for literacy for all ages. We accept unsolicited submissions from new and experienced authors. To submit material for consideration, please send the material to. How to get published 6 steps to a traditional publishing deal. One of the most prolific small publishers, in 2017 alone, falstaff released 40 print and digital books. 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. Publishing is a commercial business and a publisher will need to be convinced that there is a potential market for any book that they decide to publish. 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. You will receive an email notification once your submission is received by our editorial team. And once published your book will appear on amazon within two days. Submissions can be made by agents or authors directly.
They publish both fiction and nonfiction and have more. We are currently open to submissions from new and established authors. Selfpublish ebooks and paperbacks for free with kindle direct publishing, and reach millions of readers on amazon. Before you start writing your covering letter, you need to find the right publisher for your manuscript. Sep 05, 2017 here are eleven publishers looking for literary fiction no agent needed. We are accepting unsolicited manuscript submissions. Milkweed editions is one of the nations leading independent, nonprofit literary publishers. You should send three chapters and a short synopsis by email and they aim to reply within 6 weeks. Together they provide invaluable guidance on subjects such as series fiction, writing historical or funny books, preparing an illustration portfolio, managing your. At bloomsbury, we offer a wealth of brilliant and bestselling books to meet every need. Penguin, hamish hamilton, allen lane, michael joseph, viking, rough guides, dorling kindersley, puffin, ladybird, warne. Mar 02, 2016 please send a query with the first 1020 pages of the book not the full manuscript in standard manuscript format, and an sase with a forever stamp or an international reply coupon by mail to. Jun 19, 2018 the first nonfiction book was heavy reading.
List of childrens publishers in uk accepting unsolicited. A respected publisher of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and literary young adult novels. Please fill in and upload all relevant information in the form below. Accepting submissions from experienced and new authors across the world with no literary agent required. Tor is one of the most established science fiction publishers a. Apr 21, 2014 established in 2010 by shaun russell and justin chaloner, candy jar books publishes both childrens and adult titles. Read recent books, especially debut fiction, in your area. Marston book services ltd, one of the leading independent distributors in the uk, is responsible for distributing their titles.
Should we choose to publish your book, we want to insure that you understand your responsibility, as an author, to promote your work. All are traditional publishers, and none require an agent. Occasionally, theyll publish ya speculative fiction. Launched in 2008 and registered as a limited company in 2011, onwards and upwards publishers have rapidly grown from a small family business to an acclaimed modern publisher with international distribution and a wide range of books endorsed by some of the leading christian teachers and ministers in the uk today. This is a massive publishing house, publishing fiction and nonfiction of every.
The first general meeting of the association was attended by representatives from 49 firms and 58 firms were initially admitted to membership. On their submission guidelines page, they have highlighted certain subcategories that they are. In your covering email please also provide brief details about your background and qualifications to write the book. These days its more likely to be an email but check the submissions policy of. Please keep in mind that while polis books does accept unsolicited submissions, due to the incredibly high volume of unsolicited material we receive, we will only respond to queries if we have interest in the submission. We only publish fulllength scripts, not chapbooks or flash fiction. More than 100 titles are published every month and over 1,300 different authors are represented at any given time. They publish books in paperback and e book editions. To submit your manuscript please select which of our imprints is right for your submission. Jun 26, 2017 peachtree publishers peachtree publishers is an independently owned trade book publisher, specializing in quality childrens books, from picture books to young adult fiction and nonfiction. They are looking for a wide range of subjects, including art, theater, childrens nonfiction, calendars, memoirs, pop culture, politics, history in short, if it isnt fiction, they want it. Olympia publishers cannot be held responsible for the loss, damage or nonreturn of any material sent to us in hardcopy or otherwise.
Little island press is a uk company that publishes fiction, essays, and poetry. Our nine creatively and editorially independent publishing houses seek out and enable talented people from all walks of life to tell their stories and make sure they are heard. A young book editor named alice embarks on a relationship with an older, prizewinning novelist in manhattan. Additionally, knowing your ideas will help us to help you. Baen is one of the best known publishers of science fiction and fantasy. Publishers want to select the illustrators for the books they publish. Baen is very accepting of new authors and has a large e publishing department. In publishing, as with all businesses, it is brand. We are currently particularly looking for non fiction, commercial women fiction and general fiction. No disclosure of email addresses or similar contact data will be allowed without the express permission being granted by the author. Sending it to a publisher who specialises in short story romances will result in instant rejection. Olympia publishers consider submissions from a wide range of genres, both fiction and nonfiction. Literary submissions direct to publisher fairlight books.
Mar 08, 2016 h ere are six science fiction and fantasy publishers that dont require an agent. Joffe books are one of the uk s leading independent publishers of bestselling crime and mystery fiction. Abdo books is a publisher that focuses exclusively on educational books for children between ages 412. Ncm publishing adults and young adult, fiction and non fiction. To make things easier for you, we have compiled a list of 21 top uk publishers accepting unsolicited manuscripts. The material you have submitted is the authors own creative andor well researched work. It has companies in london, new york, sydney and delhi.197 754 334 29 1294 989 449 387 1035 799 798 1113 438 702 1147 952 329 782 223 56 1196 913 725 124 1213 1245 750 867 1060 231 423 1228 1067 331 888 1055 529 1369 1178 1346