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Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Publishers

Abaddon Books

Abaddon Books is a British publishing imprint, founded in 2006. It is part of the Rebellion group of companies. Abaddon publishes "shared-world" novels set in a number of narrative settings, with two or more authors writing in each series.
Oxford,   UK

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

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

Back Hall Press

Back Hall Press is a digital-first publisher serving up thoughtful, character-driven genre fiction by writers you'll love. With a focus on women and non-binary readers, we look for stories, styles and voices that mainstream channels don't often provide.
Mission
Las Vegas, NV   US

Baen Publishing Enterprises

Publisher of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Speculative Fiction. A pioneer in e-book publishing.
Wake Forest, NC   US

Barking Rain Press

Barking Rain Press is a non-profit publisher located in the greater Portland/Vancouver metropolitan area. We publish novel and novella-length trade paperbacks, eBooks and hardcover editions of contemporary literature and fiction in a wide variety of fiction genres including crime, horror, mysteries, romance, science fiction, fantasy, westerns, thrillers, young adult, and historical fiction. We have open submissions periods in February and August of every year.
Vancouver, WA   US

Bearstache Books

Bearstache Books is an independent publisher located in Venice, California.
Venice, CA   US

Belgrave House

Belgrave House offers ebooks of previously (paper) published fiction. We are especially noted for womens fiction, mysteries, contemporary, historical and paranormal romance.
Plano, TX   US

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

Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury Publishing is a leading independent publishing house established in 1986. It has companies in London, New York, Sydney and New Delhi. Its four divisions include Bloomsbury Academic and Professional, Bloomsbury Information, Bloomsbury Adult Publishing and Bloomsbury Children's Publishing.
New York, NY   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

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

Cerebro Press

Founded in the heart of the south, Cerebro Press was established with one goal in mind: to publish the best dark fiction available from America's talented authors. In addition to fiction for adults, Cerebro publishes science fiction/fantasy for teens/young adults.
Knoxville, TN   US

Chamber Press

Emerging publisher seeking manuscript submissions for sci-fi, fantasy, horror, and some YA.
Greensboro, NC   US

Chimera Publishing

Publishes science fiction and fantasy art books.
Trenton, NJ   US

Circlet Press

Erotic science fiction and fantasy publishers.
Cambridge, MA   US

Comfort Publishing

Comfort Publishing is a full-service publishing company producing an array of award-winning books in both fiction & non-fiction categories.
Concord, NC   US

Crow Flies Press

Crow Flies Press is a Green and Independent publishing company dedicated to offering books that help to entertain, uplift, and enlighten; ultimately making the planet a cleaner, happier and more peaceful place. Crow Flies Press and our printers are part of the Green Press Initiative and have signed the Treatise on Responsible Paper. This Treatise promises the use of managed forests, recycled products and soy based inks in printing as well as reducing the carbon footprint in all business practices.
South Egremont, MA   US

Darkwater Syndicate

Darkwater Syndicate is your source for uncommonly good reading. Every week we publish a brand new short story, free to read. We also publish books of quality, with an emphasis on fresh new voices. Our catalog is small at the moment, but it is growing.
Miami Lakes, FL   US

DAW Books

This Penguin Putnam imprint was the first publishing company ever devoted exclusively to science fiction and fantasy.
New York, NY   US

Del Ray Spectra

Random House imprints publishing science fiction and fantasy titles. Del Ray is an imprint of Ballantine Books, Spectra is an imprint of Bantam.
New York, NY   US

DSP Publications

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

Edge Science Fiction

Canadian press devoted to Science Fiction and Fantasy literature.
Calgary, AB   CA

European Geeks Publishing

European Geeks is a small publishing house that specializes in science fiction and fantasy – in Children's, Young Adult, New Adult, and Adult genres.
Inglis, FL   US

Evil Alter Ego Press

Evil Alter Ego Press started out as a Tweet. That Tweet asked the question, “What are you doing tonight?” The answer, for those of you familiar with Pinky and the Brain (if you aren’t, go here) know what that answer had to be. Simply put, we were going to try to conquer the world.

EAEP wants to partner with authors to get their work into reader’s hands. That means authors are involved in decisions about cover, layout, editorial, promotion and final pricing. We believe no one will be more passionate about your book than you so why wouldn’t we include you?
Calgary, AB   US

Future House Publishing

Future House Publishing was founded in 2012 by Adam Glendon Sidwell when Adam published his book Evertaster. After cracking open the publishing world Future House Publishing is rolling out with a suite of YA, Middle Grade, and Picture books in 2015 from an exciting lineup of debut authors.
Provo, UT   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

Genesis Press

Genesis Press is the largest privately owned African-American book publisher in the country. Founded in Columbus, Mississippi in 1993, by two African-American attorneys, Genesis spawned the Indigo imprint, which was rapidly followed by Indigo After Dark, a series of erotica anthologies, and Love Spectrum, which portrays interracial relationships. Since then, Genesis has steadily increased its reach, and now brings its readers everything from suspense and science fiction to Christian-oriented romance and non-fiction.
Columbus, MS   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

Golden Fleece Press

Golden Fleece Press is a full service publisher committed to publishing diverse, original works in any genre.
Centreville, PA   US

Harvard Square Editions

Harvard Square Editions (HSE) is a publishing house run by Harvard alumni that grew out of the Harvard Alumni Association group, Harvard Writers and Publishers. HSE is looking for literary fiction with a social or environmental message. Its mission is to publish fiction that transcends national boundaries, especially manuscripts that are international, political, literary, sci-fi, fantasy, utopia and distopia. We appreciate aesthetic value and constructive social or political content, especially manuscripts related to climate change, deforestation, and conservation.

Harvard alum Editor in Chief David Landau heads up the Editorial Board, which oversees the process of selecting manuscripts for publication with the help of feminist playwright Susan Rubin and other board members.
Los Angeles, CA   US

Kegedonce Press

We strive to foster the creative cultural expression of Indigenous Peoples through the publication of beautifully crafted books which involve Indigenous Peoples in all levels of production and by supporting activities which promote Indigenous literary development and the development of Indigenous publishing.
Wiarton, ON   CA

Kraken Press

Kraken Press is the brainchild of George Cotronis. Created in 2012, it is based out of the Northern wilds of Sweden. We publish dark fiction; horror, dark fantasy, noir and thrillers.
Luleå,   SE

Lachesis Publishing

Publisher of fiction, primarily in ebook form.
Dunrobin, ON   CA

Lakewater Press

Lakewater Press is a boutique publisher currently open to submissions in all genres across Adult, New Adult and Young Adult.
Varsity Lakes, QLD   AU

Library Tales Publishing

Library Tales Publishing is an independent book publishing company founded in 2011. The company is focused on publishing, marketing and distributing self-help, memoirs and niche fiction books by qualified and talented authors. Currently releasing an average of 20-30 new titles every year, Library Tales Publishing was founded during the peak of the digital publishing revolution and one of its very first releases was a memoir on Kindle. Today, Library Tales Publishing has domestic and international distribution, film rights, and sales representation throughout the world and is heavily invested in digital and physical distribution channels; its editorial choices are motivated primarily by quality content and long-term relationship potential with its authors.
New York, NY   US

LoveLove Publishing

Love-Love Publishing is a very small book publisher specializing in many genres. Our books range from gentle themes of love, romance, suspense, period dramas and comedies, to epic love stories, and thrillers. We strive to bring our readers quality books with great stories and memorable characters.
Madison, WI   US

Martian Migraine Press

We are a small independent Canadian press with a focus on the weird, unusual and occasionally transgressive. Fiction that plays with boundaries before ignoring them altogether; erotica with dark humour and a taste for the outré; and poetry for people from other planets. Martian Migraine books are available almost exclusively in e-reader format through the usual fine online retailers, although we sometimes make forays into producing physical books and chapbooks in limited press runs. Mostly when we’re feeling nostalgic.
Victoria, BC   CA

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

Melange Books

Melange is a royalty-paying company publishing in e-books (digital formats) and print books (Print on Demand NOT mass-market print runs.) We pay authors 40% net royalties on digital formats and 10% on print. We are actively seeking submissions for the genres listed below.


Romance, sweet, sensual and erotic, westerns, science fiction, horror, contemporary, chic-lit, men's fiction, women's general fiction, action-adventure, speculative, drama, gay, lesbian, urban fantasy, paranormal, cross-genres, urban fantasy, young adult, mainstream fiction, and non-fiction. "Melange" is for every reader's taste in literature

White Bear Lake, MN   US

Mocha Memoirs

Mocha Memoirs Press, LLC is a genre-oriented publishing company. We publish stories in the following genres: science fiction, fantasy, horror, and romance, including the sub-genres of steampunk, cyberpunk, diesel punk, alternate history, weird westerns, and mash-ups.
Kernersville, NC   US

Monkeybrain Books

MonkeyBrain Books is an independent press specializing in science fiction and fantasy fiction and nonfiction genre studies.
Austin, TX   US

Mystery and Horror, LLC

We publish mystery novels, horror novels, anthologies, and story collections. We also publish funny horror.
Tarpon Springs, FL   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

Ocean Publishing

Ocean Publishing has focused exclusively on nonfiction books about nature, marine life, environment and conservation.
Flagler Beach, FL   US

Odyssey Books

Odyssey Books is committed to publishing engaging and beautifully written books. Books that stretch the imagination, challenge pre-existing attitudes and beliefs, or take readers to far-flung climes. Books are always a journey. And as our name suggests, we invest in epic journeys, adventurous voyages and intellectual or spiritual quests. Readers are sure to find a book within our range of titles to challenge, inspire and entertain.
Fyshwick, ACT   AU

Pagan Publishing

Pagan Publishing is a small-press publisher of role-playing game materials, specializing in Chaosium's Call of Cthulhu game of Lovecraftian horror.
Seattle, WA   US

Parragon

Parragon is the largest illustrated non-fiction publisher in the world. For more than twenty years we’ve made enriching and entertaining content accessible to readers all around the globe. The book world is changing. As an industry leader, we continue to provide innovative multi-platform content and impeccable service to retailers and consumers. Whether you want a printed book, an e-book or an app, we exceed expectation. We’re new publishing.
New York, NY   US

Penguin Group

Penguin Group publishes under a wide range of prominent imprints and trademarks, among them Viking, G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Penguin Press, Riverhead Books, Dutton, Penguin Books, Berkley Books, Gotham Books, Portfolio, New American Library, Plume, Tarcher, Philomel, Grosset & Dunlap, Puffin, and Frederick Warne.
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

Pronghorn Press

Books in a wide variety of genres in traditional and digital formats as well as downloadable unabridged audio books
Greybull, WY   US

Random House

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

Red Sage Publishing

Since 1995 Red Sage Publishing, Inc. has built its reputation by publishing excellent, sophisticated and erotic romance. As the first erotic romance publisher in the industry, our first anthology, a series of four novella length stories by Bonnie Hamre, Alice Gains, Jeanie LeGendre and Ivy Landon, Secrets Volume 1, was published in 1995. These authors are the pioneers of women’s erotic romance.

Committed to quality and sensuality, we’re constantly searching for great writers, steamy story-lines, well-crafted plots, and powerful character development regardless of genre or subgenre and we know that if an author writes what they love and readers will follow!

Seminole, FL   US

Rocking Horse Publishing

A trade publisher publishing anthologies as well as many genres of fiction. Non-fiction is considered on a case-by-case basis.
St. Louis, MO   US

Rogue Phoenix Press

Rogue Phoenix Press is an ebook and POD print publisher focusing on genre fiction.
Salem, OR   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

Sartoris Literary

Sartoris Literary Group is a traditional publisher that takes a non-traditional approach to publishing, offering unique voices of the South in both fiction and non-fiction.
Brandon, MS   US

Science Thrillers Media

ScienceThrillers Media is a new, boutique book publisher specializing in fiction and popular nonfiction with scientific or medical themes. We are building our list now.
Sacramento, CA   US

Shadow Mountain

A U.S.-based publisher of children’s fantasy, children’s picture books, inspiration, fiction, history, and business titles. As an imprint of Deseret Book, Shadow Mountain publishes and promotes a variety of books, all of which reflect the values espoused by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Salt Lake City, UT   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

Soul Mate Publishing

Soul Mate Publishing welcomes you to romance, where two become one. We offer high-quality romantic fiction for readers around the world. Our novels, written by only the finest authors, will be available both electronically and in paperback.
Macedon, NY   US

Speaking Volumes

Speaking Volumes is a traditional publishing house that represents many New York Times, USA Today, National Best-Selling and Award-Winning Authors. We publish a wide spectrum of genres which include Science Fiction, Fantasy, Action Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Suspense, Thrillers, Westerns, Poetry, and more. Speaking Volumes publications are available as eBooks, Print Paperbacks, and on Audio.
Santa Fe, NM   US

Supposed Crimes

We focus on lesbian publishing and gay publishing. Our books feature women who love women, men who love men, bisexuals in gay, straight, poli, or other relationships, asexuals, people with diverse gender identities and racial and ethnic identities.

Our focus on genre fiction, like science fiction, westerns, and mysteries, means that our stories feature more action and adventure than most lesbian publishers and gay publishers. Many of our books and eBooks feature kick-ass heroines. This means that violence often accompanies them. Our books are not always for the squeamish.
Matthews, NC   US

Thomas Nelson

Bought by HarperCollins in 2011, Thomas Nelson is one of the leading trade publishers in the United States. They are also the world’s largest Christian publisher. They provide different forms of Christian literature, Bibles, e-books, journals and digital applications
Nashville, TN   US

Tolling Bell Books

Tolling Bell Books is an independent publisher of quality fiction whose goal is to produce two adult and two children's books each calendar year. The company was founded in the hopes of bringing recognition to smaller-name authors that are often overlooked by the larger, traditional publishing houses. The company was established in 2003 with one title. Since that time Tolling Bell Books has published books under several imprints and will continue to expand the company's title list over the next year and into the future.
Norcross, GA   US

TOR Books

Tor Books is the most successful science fiction and fantasy publisher in the world. Also publishes science fiction and fantasy for teens under its Tor Teens imprint, and comics and graphic novels under its Seven Seas imprint.
New York, NY   US

Triplicity Publishing

A general interest and LBGT friendly, publishing company, specializing in: fiction, non-fiction, and LBGT, as well as children's books. Including the sub-genres: romance, intrigue, crime, murder/mystery, action/adventure, history, horror, sci-fi, fantasy, biography, auto-biography, and how-to.
Jacksonville, FL   US

Turnstone Press

Manitoba's oldest literary house, Turnstone Press produces fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction and has launched the careers of award-winning poets. Its Ravenstone imprint publishes speculative, horror and mystery fiction
Winnipeg, MB   CA

Twilight Times

Publisher of mystery, romance, science fiction, young adult and other fiction titles.
Kingsport, TN   US

Tyche Books

Tyche Books is a Canadian small-press specializing in science-fiction and fantasy anthologies, novels, and non-fiction, all available as ebooks and trade paperbacks. We crave innovative stories that push the boundaries of our imaginations. We want to discover new voices and propel established authors further along their journey.
Edmonton, AB   CA

Underwood Books

publisher specializing in Fantasy Art & Science Fiction, and Self Help/Health related titles.
Nevada City, CA   US

University of Tampa Press

The University of Tampa Press extends the educational mission of the University through the publication of works of scholarship, creativity and regional interest. Its publications disseminate the fruits of learning to a wide audience of serious readers both within and beyond the academic institution. They only consider book-length poetry submitted through the annual Tampa Review Prize for Poetry, and rarely publish excerpts.
Tampa, FL   US

University Press of New England

University Press of New England is an award-winning university press supported by a consortium of schools: Brandeis University, Dartmouth College, University of New Hampshire, and Northeastern University. UPNE has earned a reputation for excellence in scholarly, instructional, reference, literary and artistic, and general-interest books.
Lebanon, NH   US

Venture Press

Venture Press is an independent ebook publisher of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Our commitment is to rediscover and reinvigorate classic books, giving new life to esteemed novels in the digital age.
London ,   UK

WiDo Publishing

Established in 2007, WiDo Publishing LLC™ is a family-owned and operated, literary small press located in Salt Lake City and Houston, committed to publishing outstanding books in a variety of genres. We release twelve to fifteen books a year and are currently accepting submissions.
Salt Lake City, UT   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

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.

Between us, we have 45 years of publishing, web marketing and SEO experience. Together, combined with our diverse resource of editing, copyediting, and art consultants, we can make your book fly… and you’ll earn as much as 35% of the cover price.

Cancel your contract with 30 days written notice, get paid within 30 days of our receiving a check from the distributors, get worldwide exposure to your efforts. Wolfpack Publishing LLC has had the number one position on Amazon’s western and action-adventure list’s, and Amazon is the world’s No. 1 bookseller. We want to reach No. 1 with your book as well. Your book will be represented there, and if applicable, in print as a print-on-demand product in paperback. We also have a major presence on Nook and Smashwords and are constantly seeking other marketing resources.
Las Vegas, NV   US

Wyrm Publishing

Wyrm Publishing was founded by Neil Clarke in 2007. Neil previously owned and operated Clarkesworld Books, an online speculative fiction bookstore. It was while running the bookstore that he started the Hugo and World Fantasy Award nominated online publication, Clarkesworld Magazine, which now continues as part of Wyrm. In addition to publishing high quality signed limited editions by authors like Gene Wolfe, Tobias S. Buckell, and Charles Stross, Wyrm also publishes trade paperbacks and hardcovers.
Stirling, NJ   US

Zumaya Publications

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