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Drama Book Publishers

Anchorage Press Plays

Anchorage Press Plays internet catalogue features play scripts for performance before young audiences (TYA), children's theatre and family theatre, middle school and high school, plus anthologies of plays and books about make-up design, creative education and theatre text books for college. We have one act & contest length plays for UIL and play festivals.
Woodstock, IL   US

Anvil Press

Anvil Press is a literary publisher interested in contemporary, progressive literature in all genres.
Vancouver, BC   CA

BkMk Books

During its first four years, BkMk Press published only chapbooks. In 1975, BkMk Press published its first full-length poetry collection, Kansas City Outloud, an anthology of Kansas City-area writers with an introduction by John Ciardi. Since then, the press has concentrated on full-length collections of poetry, short fiction, and creative essays. Today, the press publishes four to six titles a year and has over 80 titles in print. The press has published writers from all over the United States and abroad, but it has also published many writers from Kansas City and the Midwest.
Kansas City, MO   US

Breakwater Books

Breakwater Books Ltd. was founded in 1973. Initially, its sole purpose was to publish materials that preserved the unique culture of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Maritime provinces. In recent years, Breakwater has successfully begun publishing cutting edge literature in all genres, including children’s books, literary and commercial fiction, educational curricula, non-fiction, and poetry, while at the same time continuing to support its culturally significant backlist titles.
St. John’s, NL   CA

Broadway Play Publishing Inc

B P P I specializes in publishing full-length, contemporary, American plays.
New York, NY   US

Brooklyn Publishers

School play scripts including comedy, one act plays, ten minute plays, youth theatre and more. Large selection for high schools.
Cedar Rapids, IA   US

Brucedale Press

Since 1994, The Brucedale Press has published words from here - the Queen's Bush and Bruce Peninsula in Ontario, Canada - that offer good reading anywhere. The Brucedale Press is a division of BROAD HORIZONS BOOKS Bruce County's most experienced bookseller, with headquarters in Port Elgin, Ontario. Our fine books present the area as seen by talented writers, artists, and photographers.
Port Elgin, ON   CA

Burning Shore Press

Established in 2005, Burning Shore Press is a publisher of serious "underground" literature and is based in Long Beach, California.
Long Beach, CA   US

Cape Breton University Press

The current mandate of CBU Press is to publish Atlantic Canada literature, with a primary focus on Cape Breton Island, and works of a broader academic nature. CBU Press fulfills a critical role within the community through the development, encouragement, dissemination and promotion of literature and scholarship in local, regional, national and international markets.
Sydney, NS   CA

Coach House Books

Coach House Books is an independent Canadian publisher of poetry, fiction, drama & nonfiction.
Toronto, ON   CA

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

Eldridge Publishing

Publishes plays and musicals suitable for performance by community theatres and junior and
senior high schools. We welcome shows on all subjects; however, shows with explicit adult content or graphically defined situations do not fit our market. For musicals, please include an audio sample of several songs and a few pages from the score.
Tallahassee, FL   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

Focus Publishing

We are a innovative & affordable textbook publisher, French, Greek, Italian, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Theater, Kittredege Shakespeare, Philosophy.

In November 2014 the lists of Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Company were acquired by Hackett Publishing Company, a small independent publisher with offices in Indianapolis and Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Newburyport, MA   US

Green Integer

Essays, Manifestos, Statements, Speeches, Maxims, Epistles, Diaristic Jottings, Narratives, Natural histories, Poems, Plays, Performances, Ramblings, Revelations, and all such ephemera as may appear necessary to bring society into a slight tremolo of confusion and fright at least.
Los Angeles, CA   US

Heuer Publishing

Heuer Publishing was established in 1928 and today is one of the oldest publishing houses serving the educational and community theatre markets. Heuer is a pioneer in commissioning and publishing unique works from a broad range of playwrights, which are entertaining and yet thought provoking, family appropriate and yet edgy, and which provide a standardized formula for technical production with flexibility for directors desiring a greater challenge.

Cedar Rapids, IA   US

Holy Cow Press

Holy Cow! Press was founded in 1977 by editor/publisher Jim Perlman in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Our first publication was a chapbook of poems by Thomas McGrath to his son entitled LETTERS TO TOMASITO. In the ensuing 25 years, we have published over 70 titles and have moved the press operations to Iowa and Wisconsin, before returning to Minnesota (Duluth) in 1988. Our primary goal has been to publish the very best collections of Midwest writings we can find and develop an audience for those books regionally and nationally. We have published books of poetry, short fiction, memoirs, novels, plays, children's and young adult titles, biographies and anthologies centered around important themes.
Duluth, MN   US

Huia Publishers

HUIA is an award-winning independent New Zealand book publisher producing wonderful and provocative books with a uniquely New Zealand or Pacific perspective.


Our books are internationally sought after by those interested in Māori history and Māori people, the indigenous people of New Zealand. Our books also give an insight into the lives of Pacific Islanders living in New Zealand and the Pacific, through stories written by Pacific Island authors.


Our non-fiction is of interest to academics, students, policymakers and critical thinkers while our fiction appeals to anyone interested in reading a good book. Our gift books make excellent presents for those wanting an indigenous touch.

Thorndon, Wellington   NZ

J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing

J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing is primarily a literary publisher, with several imprints including: Scirocco Drama (theatre), The Muses’ Company (poetry), Watson & Dwyer Publishing (Canadian social history), and J. Gordon Shillingford (politics, sports, biography).
Winnipeg, MB   CA

New Directions Publishing

Fine independent publishing since 1936. New Directions now publishes about 30 books annually in hardcover and paperback.
New York, NY   US

NeWest Press

Founded in 1977, NeWest Press is one of Canada's first independent literary publishing houses. NeWest publishes literary fiction, literary nonfiction, poetry, and drama, as well as a line of mystery novels, with a particular interest in books by Western Canadian authors. Its Nunatak imprint is the longest-running first-fiction series in Canada.
Edmonton, AB   CA

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

Pioneer Drama Service

Pioneer Drama Service is an Englewood, Colorado-based publisher of plays and musicals, founded by Shubert Fendrich in 1960. The company is one of the largest play publishers in the United States, with over 900 plays and musicals currently in print, and primarily focuses on family-friendly comedies for middle schools, high schools and community theaters.
Englewood, CO   US

Playdead Press

Playdead Press is an independent UK publishing house that specializes in the publication of new and emerging writers.
Portsmouth,   UK

Random House

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

Signature Editions

Signature Editions is a literary press with an eclectic list of quality fiction, non-fiction, poetry and drama. Originally named Nuage Editions, the press was formed in Montreal in 1986 as a 16-person publishing collective. The first desktop publisher in Quebec, we put out two to four books a year for the next five years. For the past sixteen years, the press has operated as a sole proprietorship run by Karen Haughian and has published six to nine titles a year. In 1997, after eleven years of operation in Montreal, the press moved to Winnipeg and in the year 2000 was renamed Signature Editions.
Winnipeg, MB   CA

Talon Books

Canadian publisher of poetry, fiction and drama, as well as non-fiction books in the fields of ethnography and environmental and social issues.
Vancouver, BC   CA

UrbanEdge Publishing

UrbanEdge Publishing is a small, traditional publisher based in Columbus, Atlantic in Georgia publishing titles in drama, crime/mystery, romance, and self-help.
Columbus, GA   US