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Abrams Books

Founded by Harry N. Abrams in 1949, ABRAMS was the first company in the United States to specialize in the creation and distribution of art and illustrated books. Now a subsidiary of La Martinière Groupe, the company publishes visually stunning illustrated books in the areas of art, photography, cooking, interior and garden design, craft, architecture, entertainment, fashion, sports, and pop culture, as well as children's books and general interest titles.
New York, 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

Andrews McMeel

Known for cutting-edge comics and best-selling humor, cookbook, puzzle, and children's books, Andrews McMeel has a passion for publishing original talent and delighting readers with innovative books and gifts that are worth sharing.
Kansas City, MO   US

Boulder Publications

Boulder Publications is an independent Canadian book publishing company headquartered in Newfoundland & Labrador, with an office in Nova Scotia.
Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s, NL   CA

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

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

Cider Mill Press

Cider Mill Press strives to bring fine reading, information and entertainment together between the covers of its creatively crafted books. Also publishes children's books under the Applesauce Press imprint.
Kennebunkport, ME   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

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

Europa Editions

With offices in New York and London, Europa Editions is an independent publisher of quality fiction. The idea behind the creation of Europa Editions was to bring fresh international voices to the American and British markets and to provide quality editions that had a distinct look and consistently high level of editorial standards. Europa Editions publishes about thirty-five titles a year. In its first ten years, the company has published books by authors from twenty-six different countries, making it one of the leading US publishers of international fiction.
New York, NY   US

Goose Lane Editions

Established in 1954, Goose Lane Editions is a literary press with a particular interest in contemporary fiction and poetry, as well as high profile non-fiction, including history, biography, Canadiana and fine art books.
Fredericton, NB   CA

Harbour Publishing

Harbour is well known for the Raincoast Chronicles, a series of anthologies on BC coast history and culture, of which twenty have now been produced. Harbour is also the publisher of over four hundred titles, including the bestselling Fishing with John by Edith Iglauer; The Encyclopedia of British Columbia and many BC Book Prize-winning books
Madeira Park, BC   CA

Harmonie Park Press

Harmonie Park Press specializes in publishing books about music, and books by Michigan authors in subjects that range from fiction to non-fiction, sports, and spiritual self-improvements.
Sterling Heights, MI   US

Harper Collins Publishers

HarperCollins Publishers is one of the world’s leading English-language publishers. Headquartered in New York, the company is a subsidiary of News Corporation.
New York, NY   US

Headline Books Inc

Headline Books, established 1988, is small publishing company in northern West Virginia with approximately 130 titles in print and 58 active authors who travel, speak and conduct workshops.
Terra Alta, WV   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

Imagine Publishing

Imagine Publishing and its imprints were formed in 2009 by father/son team Charles Nurnberg and Jeremy Nurnberg, with titles covering science & nature, music & art, sports, reference, and the magic of knowledge, among a multitude of subjects. Currently, they publish 25 books per year.
Morganville, NJ   US

Islandport Press

Islandport is a dynamic, award-winning publisher dedicated to stories rooted in the essence and sensibilities of New England. Adult titles are primarily non-fiction, but also include some fiction, gift, and other trade titles, including food, art, humor, and novelty. Children's picture books, story books, middle grade chapter books, and young adult titles are also published.
Yarmouth, ME   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

Jonathan David Publishers

Jonathan David became known in the industry as the premier publisher of popular Judaica, but it expanded its reach by including more general-interest works of a secular nature. Sports, cooking, reference, and how-to titles joined its growing list.
Middle Village, NY   US

Mainland Press

Mainland Press publishes humor with literary flair. Whether it's a novel, a story collection or non-fiction with a high chuckle factor, we put our name to only the best new writers of comedy and the classics of humorous writing from throughout the English-speaking world.
Hickory, NC   US

McClanahan Publishing

Publishers of books on cooking, dining, travel, history, sports, gardening, ghosts, and humor plus children's books.

McClanahan books are sold throughout Kentucky and the South in book and gift shops, fine department stores, museums, on national shopping networks, and in a variety of other retail sources.
Princeton, KY   US

Meadowbrook Press

Since 1975, Meadowbrook has grown to become one of the leading publishers of books sold nationally through bookstores and other retail outlets. Located in Minnetonka, Minnesota, Meadowbrook Press takes great pride in the ability to edit, design, and promote books so they achieve their full commercial potential. We specialize in pregnancy, childcare, children's poetry, juvenile novels, children's activities, party planning, and adult humor. We are also the number one publisher of baby name books in the country, with six baby-naming books in print and total sales of over eleven million copies.
Minnetonka, MN   US

Medallion Press

A quirky little independent book publisher offering today's greatest fiction and non-fiction titles. Publishes fiction in fantasy, historical, horror, literary, mainstream, mystery, paranormal, romance, science fiction, suspense, thriller, YA (for ages 14+), YA-YA (YA by young adults, ages 12-19), upmarket and commercial.
Saint Charles, IL   US

NBM Publishing

NBM is a leading critically acclaimed independent graphic novel publisher showcasing the diversity of comics from North America and Europe.
New York, NY   US

Pearhouse Press

Pearhouse Press publishes fiction and literature that explore the natural world to illuminate the contemporary world. Our non-fiction business and psychology books rely on practical, home-grown and tested ideas - not theories - to help readers live and work better.
Pittsburgh, PA   US

Peter Pauper Press Inc

Publishers of humor and gift books, stationery, journals, engagement calendars, personal organizers, children's activity and picture books, and novelty formats.
White Plains, NY   US

Red Rock Press

Red Rock is an independent book publisher based in New York City and Telluride, Colorado. We aim to produce beautiful, entertaining gift books for adults and for children.
New York, NY   US

Santa Monica Press

Santa Monica Press has been publishing an eclectic line of books since 1994. Our list of lively and modern non-fiction titles includes books in such categories as popular culture, film history, photography, humor, biography, travel, and reference.
Solana Beach, CA   US

Simon & Schuster Inc

Simon & Schuster publishes over two thousand titles annually under 35 different imprints, and is one of the four largest English-language publishers.
New York, NY   US

Synergistic Press

Synergistic Press was founded in 1968, publishing an eclectic list of titles appealing to a wide range of reader interests.
San Francisco, CA   US

Theytus Books

As the oldest Indigenous publishing house in Canada, Theytus Books is recognized and respected internationally for its contributions to Aboriginal literature. Since its inception in 1980, Theytus Books has been a leading proponent for Indigenous authors, illustrators and artists. It ensures that their voice and vision are expressed with the highest level of cultural authenticity and integrity.
Penticton, BC   CA

Touchwood Editions

TouchWood Editions has been publishing books of literary merit about Canada’s West for twenty years.
Victoria, BC   CA

Twenty 12 Publishing

Humor/cookbook publisher."Follow the Philosophy of Miserable Meal Making and your friends will be running from your table in no time flat. "
Phoenix, AZ   US

Workman Publications

Workman Publishing Company, a medium-sized independent publisher, is the creator of award-winning calendars, cookbooks, parenting/pregnancy guides, and fun, educational children’s titles, as well as gardening, humor, self-help, and business books. The Workman Publishing Company also includes Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, Artisan, HighBridge Audio, Storey Publishing and Timber Press.
New York, NY   US