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21st Century Publishing, LLC

21st Century is a curator of creative fiction and non-fiction. Our primary subject areas of interest are in contemporary social issues, including but not limited to, politics and political satire, legal topics and thrillers, women's issues, sports and young-adult fiction.
East Berlin, CT   US

Akashic Books

Akashic Books is a Brooklyn-based independent company dedicated to publishing urban literary fiction and political nonfiction by authors who are either ignored by the mainstream, or who have no interest in working within the ever-consolidating ranks of the major corporate publishers.
Brooklyn, NY   US

Allen & Unwin

Allen & Unwin is Australia's leading independent publisher, producing approximately 250 new titles each year including literary and commercial fiction, a broad range of general non fiction, academic and professional titles and books for children and young adults. Imprints include Allen & Unwin, Arena, Crows Nest and Inspired Living (MBS).
Crows Nest, NSW   AU

Allison and Busby

Independent Publishers Since 1967 - publishing an array of books, from crime and thrillers to literary, historical and women's fiction, to fantasy, memoirs, and books on popular culture.
London,   UK

Amphorae Publishing Group

Amphorae Publishing Group is a traditional publishing house based in St. Louis, MO, and houses three imprints.
Blank Slate Press publishes Historical, Crime, Contemporary, Mystery/Thriller, and Literary Fiction.
Walrus Publishing publishes SciFi, Romance, Regional, and Humor
Treehouse Publishing Group publishes Picture books, Middle Grade, and YA, both fiction and nonfiction
St. Louis, MO   US

Apocalypse Press

Apocalypse Press publishes Horror, Dark Fantasy, Paranormal, Supernatural, Dystopian, Gothic, Cyberpunk, crime,Sci -Fi and Zombie books.
Clacton on Sea, Essex   UK

Arcade Publishing

Arcade Publishing is an independent trade publishing company that started in 1988 in New York, USA. They are publishers of American and world fiction and non-fiction.
New York, NY   US

Arkham House

Arkham House is a publishing house specializing in weird fiction founded in Sauk City, Wisconsin in 1939 by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei to preserve in hardcover the best fiction of H. P. Lovecraft. The company's name is derived from Lovecraft's fictional New England city, Arkham. Arkham House editions are noted for the quality of their printing and binding.
Sauk City, WI   US

Badger Books

Badger Books LLC publishes fiction and non-fiction books in a variety of formats for reader's who want to enrich their lives.

Badger Books, LLC of Middleton, Wisconsin was acquired 7/1/15 by Lisa Loucks Christenson Publishing, LLC.

Badger Books continues operations under as an imprint of Lisa Loucks Christenson Publishing, LLC.

Rochester, MN   US

Barricade Books Inc

Barricade Books publishes books that other publishers would shy away from.
Fort Lee, NJ   US

Bearmanor Media

A small publisher of BIG books about the entertainment of bygone years. Over 800 books in print on film, radio, TV, stage and all things entertainment.
Albany, GA   US

Big Sky Publishing

Big Sky Publishing is an Australian owned, independent publisher specialising in producing the highest quality non-fiction books and corporate products. We are passionate about what we do and work closely with our authors and clients to produce books and products of exceptional quality and design. Our specialisation includes the following areas:

History, Military History, Self-help, Autobiography, Business, Careers, Environment, How to/Practical Guides, Health, Humour, Lifestyle, Indigenous Studies, Women’s and Men’s Interest, Corporate Publications .
Newport, NSW   AU

Black Bed Sheet Books

Publishers of books in the horror genre primarily, but Black Bed Sheet books also considers Fantasy, Science Fiction, Suspense, Young Adult, Contemporary, Thrillers, and anything else with a dark theme.
Antelope, CA   US

Black Lyon Publishing

Black Lyon Publishing, LLC is a small, independent publishing house operating in the beautiful state of Oregon. Our products are 100% American made. Our authors are 100% amazing. Established in January of 2007, we are a royalty-paying, Romance Writers of America-recognized publisher.
Baker City, OR   US

Bold Strokes Books

Bold Strokes Books offers a diverse collection of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer general and genre fiction. Our fiction includes romance, mystery/intrigue, crime, erotica, speculative fic (sci-fi/fantasy/horror), general fiction, and young adult. Since its inception in 2004, our mission has remained unchanged: to bring quality queer fiction to readers worldwide and to support committed authors in developing their craft and reaching an ever-growing community of readers via print, digital, and audio formats.
Johnsonville, NY   US

Bookouture

Bookouture is a digital imprint offering BIG publisher expertise, small publisher flexibility and great royalties. We publish brilliant books. We build author brands. We create smart, effective marketing plans.
Ickenham,   UK

Branden Books

Since 1909 Branden Books has been publishing award winning books and reference materials about women, children, military, Italian-American or African-American themes.
Wellesley, MA   US

Buzzword Books

An independent Australian-based eBook publisher that insists on good writing and only lists titles worth your time. We feature thrillers, mystery, crime, travel, memoirs, literature, humour and self-transformation.
Cammeray, NSW   AU

Caffeine Nights Publishing

Formed in 2007, Caffeine Nights Publishing uses POD and other digital platforms to deliver content including traditional paper, eBook and mobile phone publishing. Caffeine Nights Publishing specialises in publishing contemporary and crime fiction.
Kent, England   UK

Camino Books

Camino Books was founded in 1987 for the purpose of publishing quality nonfiction books of regional interest to people in the Middle Atlantic states. Our list is especially strong in titles about cooking, travel, gardening, and history, but we also publish biographies, local reference books, and books concerning parenting and important health issues. We occasionally publish books of national interest as well. We currently publish about 6 to 10 books per year, and we are always looking for new material and projects.
Philadelphia, PA   US

Centrinian Publishing

Centrinian is a small independent publishing house founded in London on August 5, 2011. Our company publishes a broad range of quality fiction and non-fiction works.
London, England   UK

Chronicle Books

Chronicle Books is an independent publisher based in San Francisco publishing cookbooks, craft titles, children's books, stationery, art, design, parenting, pop culture, travel, etc.
San Francisco, CA   US

Constable & Robinson

Independent publishers of non fiction and fiction books, novels and ebooks including bestsellers and award winners.

Our fiction books include crime fiction from C&R Crime, the award-winning Corsair and Canvas fiction imprints, and the best in science fiction, horror fiction, fantasy fiction and erotic fiction from Mammoth books. Our non fiction books include biography and memoir, current affairs books, history books, humour and gift books, the respected Overcoming series of self help books and How To and Right Way reference books on a multitude of subjects.

In 2014, Constable & Robinson was acquired by Little, Brown Book Group.
London,   UK

Crippen & Landru Publishers

Specialty publishers of mystery short story collections by some of the most recognizable names in crime fiction.
Norfolk, VA   US

DSP Publications

DSP Publications is a boutique publisher of historical, science fiction, fantasy, mystery/suspense, horror, paranormal, and spiritual fiction.
Tallahassee, FL   US

Dundurn Press

Since 1972, Dundurn Press and its associated imprints have published more than 2000 titles, of which 1700 are still in print. Dundurn publishes about ninety to one hundred new titles per year and is now one of the largest publishers of adult and young adult fiction and non-fiction in Canada.
Toronto, ON   CA

Durance Vile Publications

Durance Vile Publications Ltd. is a Calgary, Alberta publisher that specializes in books written by lawyers, and about the law.
Calgary, AB   CA

Durvile Publications

Durvile Publications publishes books that demystify the professions for professionals and the informed general public. Our "True Cases" series includes books by lawyers and judges about the law, and forensic psychologists and psychiatrists about mental disorders in the justice system. Our new "UpRoute Bright Books with Bite" imprint features a series of art, music, and filmmaking survival activity books.
Calgary, AB   CA

Endeavour Press Ltd

Endeavour Press is the UK’s leading independent digital publisher. We have had a great deal of success in bringing out, promoting and selling ebook editions of works by new authors as well as bringing out ebook editions of out of print books. A number of our books have reached the Top 50 in the Amazon Kindle chart and #1 in their respective charts.
London,   UK

Epicenter Press Inc

Since its founding in Fairbanks, Alaska in 1988, Epicenter has become the largest trade publisher of nonfiction books about Alaska. In that time, Epicenter has published more than 175 titles covering a broad range of nonfiction touching on history, memoirs and biographies, adventure, aviation, humor, true crime, mystery and the unexplained, sled dog mushing, women's stories, Native American culture, and more.
Anchorage, AK   US

Faber & Faber

Founded in 1929 by Geoffrey Faber, Faber and Faber remains one of the UK’s leading independent publishing houses. Faber publishes fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books alongside its garlanded lists of poetry, drama, music and film.
London,   UK

Fledgling Press

Fledgling Press is an independent publisher in Edinburgh. We are commited to publishing work by debut authors, emerging talent and new voices in the literary world. Emphasis on Scottish authors but not exclusively.
Edinburgh, Scotland   UK

Folklore Publishing

Folklore Publishing was founded in 2002 with a mandate to publish well written and accessible popular histories drawn from North America’s past. Today we have 60 titles in print and continue to build a dynamic list.
Edmonton, AB   CA

Garrett County Press

Garrett County Press is an indepdendent publisher based in New Orleans, Louisiana offering nonfiction and fiction published in paper and electronically.
New Orleans, LA   US

Gehenna Publishing House

Gehenna Publishing House is a newly-formed company that focuses on finding authors who specialize in the fields of Science Fiction and Horror. We are currently accepting submissions for short fiction.
Hattiesburg, MI   US

Genius Book Publishing

Genius Book Publishing is a genre press focused on speculative fiction. We are generally interested in science fiction, fantasy, horror, post-apocalyptic, superhero, and other genres, including combinations of these genres with others such as mystery, thriller, and romance. We will also consider books purely in the mystery, thriller, true crime, and romance genres (without a speculative element), which may be published under another imprint.
Encino, CA   US

Glenbridge Publishing

Welcome to Glenbridge Publishing founded in 1986. Publisher of hard cover and soft cover/paperback books as well as digital fiction and non-fiction books.
Centennial, CO   US

Hardie Grant

Hardie Grant Books is a vibrant, successful, diverse and dynamic business with a list of books across a range of subjects including food, wine, sport, history, true crime, humour, popular culture and social issues. Our food and wine books are now recognised as some of the world’s best, carrying off major international awards as well as many of Australia’s most highly regarded design awards.
Richmond, VIC   US

Heritage House Publishing Co.

Heritage House publishes 20-30 new titles per year. Most of our authors are Canadian citizens or residents, as our mission is to publish and promote distinctive non-fiction works by Canadian authors.
Victoria, BC   CA

Igloo Books

Specialising in both adult and children’s books for the mass market, Igloo books are a Top 10 UK children’s publisher in their own right. IglooBooks has relationships with customers in over 60 countries and, at last count, 37 languages.
Northants,   UK

Joggling Board Press

Joggling Board Press is a Charleston-based independent publishing company dedicated to the production of fiction and non-fiction books of quality that amplify the history, culture and character of the American southeast. In the ten years that it has been in operation, the press has garnered an inordinately large number of regional and national awards.
Charleston, SC   US

John F. Blair, Publisher

John F. Blair publishes five to 10 new books each year. We specialize in regional nonfiction with an emphasis on history, travel, cookbooks, folklore, and biography. We publish only one or two works of fiction each year. Fiction submitted to us should have some connection to the Southeast.
Winston-Salem, NC   US

Kensington Publishing

Established in 1974, Kensington, America's independent publisher, located in New York City, is the foremost independent publishing house in the United States publishing in hardcover, trade paperback, and mass market. We publish over 500 books annually in both fiction and non-fiction. Kensington has sweeping and diverse imprints, including Kensington, Citadel Press, Dafina Books, Zebra Books, Pinnacle Books, Brava, Aphrodisia, K-Teen and our digital imprints eKensington and the newly acquired Lyrical Press. These imprints are well-known for popular women's fiction, African-American titles, multicultural young adult fiction, nonfiction, as well as true crime, Western, and mystery titles. Kensington continues to be the foremost American publisher of romance novels.
New York, NY   US

Kent State University Press

The Kent State University Press is the publishing arm of Kent State University. Our imprint is controlled by an editorial board composed of Kent faculty scholars. As a member of the Association of American University Presses, the Press is included in the select group of more than 100 university-sponsored scholarly presses, whose outstanding programs make them an important segment of the academic and publishing communities.

The Press began in 1965 under the direction of Howard Allen and published in the University faculty strengths in literary criticism. In 1972 Paul Rohmann became the Press’s second director and expanded the Press’s publishing program to include regional studies and ethnomusicology. In 1985 historian John Hubbell assumed the directorship and grew the staff and publishing program to include widely regarded lists in Civil War and Ohio history. Today, the Press annually publishes two journals and 35 titles in history, literature, and regional studies that further knowledge of the humanities and preserve and promote a literate society.
Kent, OH   US

Lorimer

Lorimer’s publishing program focuses on the following subject areas: economics, education, gender studies, history, native studies, political science, public policy, sociology, and urban studies. Also publishes Children's, young adult novels, illustrated guide books. Established and incorporated in Ontario in 1969.
Toronto, ON   CA

Mentor Books

Mentor Books are leading Irish Publishers of General Books of Irish interest and Post-Primary Educational School Books - Junior Certificate, Transition Year and Leaving Certificate.
Dublin 18,   IE

New Holland Publishers

New Holland Publishers are proudly an Australian company with offices in London, Sydney and Auckland.

Setting the benchmark for high quality on trend, non-fiction books across all categories including cooking and health, natural history and gardening, sport, travel, biographies, true crime, self-help and reference to bold substantial coffee table books featuring the most dynamic full-colour illustrations.
Chatswood, NSW   AU

New Horizon Press Publishers

New Horizon Press publishes twelve to fourteen books a year, while developing three primary lines of titles: hardcover, tradepaper and children’s books. The company focuses on true crime, battles for justice, current events with a journalistic stance as well as, psychological and social problems, women’s and men’s issues, and parenting advice written by experts with credentials in their fields.
Far Hills, NJ   US

New Libri Press

We are a micro press, which means we only publish a few titles per year. We focus on quirky books, not on a particular genre.
Mercer Island, WA   US

Oak Tree Press

Oak Tree Press is an independent publisher that has been in business for more than 15 years and has published more than 300 books.
We consider fiction and non-fiction in a variety of genres, although our special emphasis (and expertise ) is publishing mysteries, crime fiction, suspense, police procedurals, and books by and about other public safety personnel.
We also occasionally publish romances, westerns, children's books and some young adult work.
Corcoran, CA   US

Overlook Press

The Overlook Press is an independent general-interest publisher, founded in 1971. The publishing program consists of approximately 100 new books per year, roughly divided between hardcovers and trade paperbacks. The list is eclectic, with areas of strength in fiction, history, biography, drama, design, and other visual media.
New York, NY   US

Peter Owen Publishers

Peter Owen is an independent British publisher founded in 1951 continuing the tradition of producing new and interesting writing.

Peter Owen sadly died in May 2016, but his legacy lives on in the publishing house that carries his name and his commitment to publishing talented and exciting writers.
London, England   UK

Picador

Since its launch in 1995, Picador has rapidly established itself as one of the leading trade imprints for literary fiction and nonfiction in the country. In addition to publishing original titles in hardcover, paperback original, and eBook, Picador is the literary trade paperback imprint for Macmillan, publishing paperbacks from Farrar Straus & Giroux, Henry Holt & Co., and St. Martin’s Press. Picador authors of fiction and nonfiction include Pulitzer Prize winners Michael Chabon, Michael Cunningham, Jeffrey Eugenides, Thomas L. Friedman, Tony Horwitz, and Marilynne Robinson; National Book Award winners Jonathan Franzen, Shirley Hazzard, Denis Johnson, Richard Powers, and Susan Sontag; and Nobel Prize winners Nadine Gordimer, Herta Müller, Mario Vargas Llosa, and Patrick White. Picador’s successful international mystery series include books by Benjamin Black, Jason Goodwin, Arnaldur Indridason, Lars Kepler, and Jacqueline Winspear. Our bestselling authors include Paul Auster, Augusten Burroughs, Anita Diamant, Barbara Ehrenreich, Atul Gawande, Naomi Klein, Hilary Mantel, Per Petterson, Richard Price, Edmund de Waal, and Tom Wolfe.
New York, NY   US

Polis Books

Polis Books is an independent book publisher founded in 2013 aiming to deliver all the service and professionalism of a major trade publishing house with the innovation and speed necessary to thrive in a rapidly-changing book market.
New York, NY   US

Random House

Random House, Inc., the world's largest English language trade publisher, publishes books in nearly every category.
New York, NY   US

Ravenswood Publishing

Ravenswood is an independent book publisher specializing in engaging popular fiction and carefully selected non-fiction. We are a small team of dedicated literary professionals and we care passionately about every book that we produce whether it’s a brilliant debut novel by a new talent or a promising bestseller by a firmly established author
Autryville, NC   US

Rosarium Publishing

Rosarium Publishing is a fledgling publisher specializing in speculative fiction, comics, and a touch of crime fiction—all with a multicultural flair. Does not accept direct, unsolicited submissions, except for active projects listed on their website.
Greenbelt, MD   US

Salvo Press

Salvo Press proudly publishes quality mysteries, thrillers, and literary books in eBook and audiobook formats.
Jersey City, NJ   US

Saraband

Saraband is a creative independent publisher known for its engaging, well-written and beautifully designed and produced books. With a broad range of fiction, history, arts and environment titles, we at Saraband celebrate extraordinary human achievements, explore important cultural traditions and champion planet Earth and its diverse species. We are also becoming renowned as an innovator in digital publishing.
Glasgow, Scotland   UK

Severn House

Severn House publishes a wide range of quality fiction, from Crime & Mystery, to Romance, Historical and Thriller. Home to an impressive list of respected British and American authors, titles from Severn House are guaranteed to entertain, enlighten and occasionally mystify you, right to the last page.

Surrey,   UK

Soho Press

Soho Press is an independent book publisher based in Manhattan's Union Square. Founded in 1986, Soho publishes 90 books a year across its Soho Press, Soho Crime and Soho Teen lists, and is known for introducing bold new literary voices, award-winning international crime fiction, and compelling young adult mystery and thrillers.
New York City, NY   US

Sunbury Press

Sunbury Press is a rapidly growing publisher of a wide range of categories. Currently the firm publishes in categories including: history, historical fiction, police procedurals, crime thrillers, horror, steam punk, young adult, children's, current events, science, reference, art history, ANY local/regional history, humor, spiritual/metaphysical, self-help, professional, and memoirs.
Boiling Springs, PA   US

Sunbury Press

Sunbury Press, Inc., headquartered in Mechanicsburg, PA is a publisher of trade paperback, hard cover and digital books featuring established and emerging authors in many fiction and non-fiction categories. Sunbury's books are printed in the USA and sold through leading booksellers worldwide. Our most successful categories have been history, biography, self-help, historical fiction, horror, police procedurals and mysteries.

Mechanicsburg, PA   US

SynergEbooks

SynergEbooks was founded in March of the year 1999 in North Carolina by Debra Staples and has since moved its base of operations to central Tennessee. During the last few years, SynergEbooks has established itself as a company with a firm foothold in electronic publishing, and has already expanded to include CD-ROMs, audio books and trade paperbacks, carrying more than 350 digital titles, more than 125 of which are available in print.

Columbia, TN   US

Text Publishing

Text Publishing is an independent, Melbourne-based publisher of literary fiction and non-fiction. Text won the Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Small Publisher of the Year in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Melbourne, VIC   AU

The Mysterious Press

Otto Penzler, proprietor of The Mysterious Bookshop in TriBeCa, founded The Mysterious Press in 1975. The imprint was devoted to printing the best mystery, crime and suspense books, using fine paper and top dust jacket artists, as well as offering many limited, signed editions.

It went on to publish such best-selling authors as James Ellroy, P.D. James, Donald E. Westlake, Eric Ambler, Ross Macdonald, Isaac Asimov, Ed McBain, Kingsley Amis and Elmore Leonard, both in hardcover and paperback.

Now, The Mysterious Press is back--and it's gone digital, putting out books through MysteriousPress.com.
New York, NY   US

Tramp Press

Tramp Press aims to find, nurture and publish exceptional literary talent. Founded by Sarah Davis-Goff and Lisa Coen, Tramp Press is committed to publishing only the best and most deserving books, to encourage, support and maintain Ireland’s literary talent, and to enrich the lives of readers.
Dublin,   IE

Twelfth Planet Press

Challenging the status quo with books that interrogate, commentate and inspire. Showcasing the depth and breadth of Australian fiction to a wider audience, TPP aims to raise awareness of women's voices in science fiction, fantasy, horror and crime genres.
Yokine, Perth, WA   AU

Tyrus Books

Tyrus Books was founded in the summer of 2009 by Alison Dasho (nee Jansssen) and Ben LeRoy after the two left Bleak House Books. Alison left Tyrus in 2010. Tyrus was sold to F+W Media in the spring of 2011. The catalog includes books from New York Times bestselling author Reed Farrel Coleman, Barnes & Noble Discover Award winner Scott O’Connor, Loren D. Estleman, Victoria Houston, and a variety of other critically acclaimed debuts and series.

Madison, WI   US

University of Georgia Press

Since its founding in 1938, the primary mission of the University of Georgia Press has been to support and enhance the University’s place as a major research institution by publishing outstanding works of scholarship and literature by scholars and writers throughout the world.

The University of Georgia Press is the oldest and largest book publisher in the state. We currently publish 60-70 new books a year and have a long history of publishing significant scholarship, creative and literary works, and books about the state and the region for general readers.
Athens, GA   US

University of Nebraska Press

Founded in 1941, the University of Nebraska Press is a nonprofit scholarly and general interest press that publishes 170 new and reprint titles annually under the Nebraska, Bison Books, and Potomac Books imprints, and in partnership with the Jewish Publication Society, along with 30 journals. As the largest and most diversified university press between Chicago and California, with 3,000 books in print, the University of Nebraska Press is best known for publishing works in Native studies, history, sports, anthropology and geography, American studies and cultural criticism, and creative works.
Lincoln, NE   US

Wild Child Publishing

Wild Child Publishing is a small independent press that is known for working with newer/unpublished authors and editing to the standards of NYC publishers.
Culver City, CA   US

WildBlue Press

We’re an A-Z indie publishing company formed by a consortium of bestselling and award-winning authors with the occasional “rising star” brought in. Instead of waiting on the whims of traditional publishing companies, our authors decide what they want to publish and when; then we take it from there.
Denver, CO   US

Wolfpack Publishing

We specialize in digital publishing and internet marketing, and we need product to sell in this ever-growing, ever-expanding global readership. If you're a published author with a back-list to which you've recovered the rights, if you're an expert on any subject and want to be a published expert, if you're an educator: then we want to talk.
Las Vegas, NV   US

Zumaya Publications

Zumaya publishes trade paperbacks and ebooks in all popular genres and categories.
Austin, TX   US