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Book Publishers in Kentucky

Apex Book Company

We are a traditional small press publisher that seeks to print the best quality horror, science fiction, and dark fantasy in the market.
Lexington, KY   US

Broadway Press

Publishes books for theatre designers and technicians.
Louisville, KY   US

Butler Books

Butler Books is a Louisville, Kentucky-based full service publisher of trade nonfiction, fiction and illustrated books.
Louisville, KY   US

Fons Vitae Publishing

Fons Vitae, a non-profit, academic press, publishes interfaith scholarly works focused primarily on world spirituality.
Louisville, KY   US

FutureCycle Press

We publish contemporary English-language poetry books and chapbooks. We take our editorial role very seriously. Our editors, most of them working poets, volunteer their time to the press.

We also award the FutureCycle Poetry Book Prize for the best full-length volume of poetry we publish in a calendar year.
Lexington, KY   US

Line by Lion Publications

Line by Lion Publications, LLC is a independent, small press comprised of a team of professionals dedicated to publishing the best new voices in modern literature. While we have an extensive line of books that fall within traditional genres, we specialize in Outsider Fiction, those works that transcend boundaries. So, whether you are looking for a spine-tingling horror, a heart-quickening romance, a book that will keep your children spellbound, or an entirely new experience, we have something that will keep you reading, line after line.
Louisville, KY   US

Martin Sisters Publishing

Martin Sisters Publishing is an independent publisher dedicated to delivering a quality reading experience to book lovers.

Barbourville, KY   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

Modern Tales

The home of high-quality web comics. Some available by subscription only, others free to browse and ad supported.
Louisville, KY   US

Sarabande Books

Sarabande Books is a nonprofit literary press founded in March 1994, in Louisville, Kentucky. Our focus is on poetry and short fiction, genres that in the recent past have received less than generous attention from the mainstream publishing industry.
Louisville, KY   US

Steel Toe Books

Founded in 2003, Steel Toe Books publishes
one to three single-author poetry collections per year. Steel Toe Books is affiliated with Western Kentucky University.
Bowling Green, KY   US