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.
We want to give voice to writers of weird books, books that don’t belong, books too clever for their own good, books that don’t fit on an industry-prescribed shelf. Formulaic genre fiction naturally finds its way to consumers who vote with their wallet. Sophisticated literary fiction reaches its reader through establishment literary magazines and award committees that often follow ideological fashions of the time.
We are here for the stories overlooked both by the omnivorous salesforce and the finicky elite: complex, imaginative, unpredictable stories told in a complex, imaginative, unpredictable way. Simply put, we are here for smart speculative fiction.
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.
Atomic Overmind Press is an Alexandria, Virginia-based publishing house, founded in 2008. The Overmind and its creative partners are dedicated to bringing the best in esoteric science-fiction, fantasy, horror, fringe culture, and hobby gaming to a global audience.
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.
Established in December 2021, Bag of Bones Press was set up with the aim of championing and publishing budding writers of horror and dark fiction who may not have had a traditional or formal education in the literary arts.
Beacon Publishing Company is an award-winning, independent publisher of books and audio books. Beacon has a broad array of titles in fiction & non-fiction, including business, young adult, history, romance, mystery, horror, comedy, childrens, health & wellness and more. Beacon Publishing Group continues to expand their titles by acquiring innovative content from existing and debut authors worldwide. Beacon Publishing Group books and audio books are currently being sold in over 55 countries & continuing to grow
Welcome to Biblio Publishing - the evolution in the publication, production and sale of books!
Biblio Publishing is an independent publisher featuring fresh and interesting titles and offering a free, modern method of publishing.
We are an indie press established in 2012 with the goal of providing high-quality, low-cost, highly accessible electronic and print books for anyone interested in science, mathematics, and the lives of scientists. We are currently focusing on science fiction and "science in fiction," but will eventually bring you a wide range of quality non-fiction and textbooks.
Black Beacon Books is an independent publisher founded in Australia in 2013 and now based in Brittany. We publish gripping and intriguing fiction that falls into the genres of mystery, suspense, and psychological horror. We like our tales quirky, atmospheric, and thought-provoking.
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.
We publish Afrikan stories, by Afrikan writers, in paperback and ebook formats. We encourage new forms of creative writing in English and indigenous languages.
We aim to publish new Afrikan voices. Afrikan voices that challenge literary forms and challenge expectations of content. We're looking for Afrikan voices that have something important to say. We welcome provocative realist texts and are open to cross-genre fiction that complicates our expectations of what literature should and should not do.
Launched in 2015 by editor Steve J Shaw, Black Shuck Books is an independent publisher of horror fiction based in the depths of the Kent countryside. Whether novels, novellas, collections or anthologies, Black Shuck is committed to producing and publishing the best in modern and classic horror.
Black Shuck Books is home to the Great British Horror series of anthologies, along with multiple titles by both established writers and new voices.
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.
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.
CamCat Books publishes genre fiction for adults from fantasy to mystery to romance, with a little of everything in between.
We’re looking for polished, edited, and properly formatted manuscripts. CamCat does not publish children's books, poetry, erotica, or previously published books.
We are an innovative new publisher, dedicated to finding the most exciting books and publishing them to the highest standard. Our ebooks cover everything from action thrillers to sagas, crime to zombie horror to intense psychological drama.
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.
World Fantasy, British Fantasy, and Bram Stoker Award-winning ChiZine Publications publishes the same kind of weird, subtle, surreal, disturbing horror, science fiction, and fantasy that ChiZine.com (the webzine) had become known for since 1997, only in longer form - novels, novellas, and short story collections.
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.
Crimson Frost Books is an independent small press located in Kamloops, BC Canada. Our books are available in electronic format as we are an e-publisher with availability worldwide. We offer print on selected titles as well via our Amazon distributor.
Dark Peninsula Press is an independent publisher of speculative fiction, located in Marquette, MI.. Dark Peninsula's main goal is to publish one (or more) unique anthologies every year, namely in the horror, suspense, and thriller genres.
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.
Death Knell Press is an indie publishing company dedicated to creating great works of dark fiction. Despite hardships, we will press on through the sounding of the death knell, defiant of its torment, and continue to create in this tumultuous world.
Founded in 2014 by R. Lee Fitzsimmons the mission of Desert Palm Press has been and continues to be the publishing of stories that accurately and respectfully reflect the diverse lives of the Lesbian community. We strive to make women'™s voices heard. Our publication list reflects lesbian fiction of many fiction genre and in the future will include, we trust, non-fiction.
Dorchester Publishing was an independent publisher of trade paperbacks and e-books specializing in romance, horror, Westerns and thrillers that closed its doors in February 2012. In August of that year, Amazon Publishing purchased the rights to over 1000 titles from the publisher.
While EpiphanyMill is a traditional publisher in every sense of the word. They will never charge for such important details as: editing, cover art, or marketing.
They frequently hear the question, “why publish with you, as opposed to self-publishing?” The answer is simple. While they would never discourage an author from tackling their dreams, most self-published authors devote 60% or more of their free time to marketing. The good folks at EpiphanyMill firmly believe that an author should be able to commit their full focus towards their passion – writing.
Extasy Books was founded in 2002 by Tina Haveman, and is one of the oldest royalty paying publishers of e-books. We publish a variety of genres under several lines - Romance, Mainstream, Young Adult, and LGBTQ+. We are looking for well developed, romantic and non-romantic plots, exciting worlds, well rounded characters who are multi-dimensional, and descriptive imagery that envelops the reader. Manuscripts should be critiqued and polished prior to submitting.
With a wide range of authors, editors and writers, from Vladimir Ashkenazy, Steve Hackett, John Howe, Sir George Martin, Brian May, Paul du Noyer, Paco Peña, Stanley Sadie we strive to make illustrated projects that are affordable, useful and beautiful.
Alongside our print titles, our exceptional range of practical cookbooks, music, popular culture and lifestyle books are increasingly available in digital formats. We believe that well-judged, considered content should be curated into the many different formats that our readers demand.
And, we’re launching a new Trade list, FLAME TREE PRESS, for SF, Fantasy, Crime and Horror fiction, with biographies on art and music.
Franklin/Kerr Press is a small full-service publishing company dedicated to helping our authors succeed in their literary careers. Our focus is on publishing quality works of fiction primarily in the horror, science-fiction, and thriller genres though we also entertain an array of other genres and sub-genres, such as fantasy and young adult.
At Franklin/Kerr, authors have our full attention. Once we accept a manuscript for publication we work with the author each step of the way to produce a well-tuned book ready for the world to devour. This includes getting input from the author on cover design, marketing materials and providing professional editing, formatting, e-book setup and more at no cost to the author. We ask that authors take a proactive role in their book's success and allow us to take the literary journey along with them.
Genius Book Publishing is an independent publisher focused on true crime and dark and light fiction, in particular, science-fiction, mystery, thriller, horror, some light fantasy, general fiction. Other non-fiction categories are also of interest to this expanding press.
Established in January 2021, Ghost Orchid Press is an independent publisher of horror, Gothic, and supernatural fiction based in Cambridgeshire, UK. We are dedicated to championing new and emerging authors in these increasingly popular, versatile genres.
Gray Sky Publishing is a privately owned, family-operated publishing company specializing in horror and romance fiction. We will publish eBooks and novellas provided the material is 100% original. We aim to deliver top-notch bone-chilling horror and seductive romantic content for readers along with providing an excellent service to the authors we choose to publish.
Grey Gecko focuses on new and emerging authors and great books that might not otherwise get a chance to see the light of day. We publish all our titles in hardcover, trade paperback, and ebook formats (both Kindle and ePub), as well as audiobook and foreign-language editions.
Grindhouse Press was founded in 2010. We are a small press with the goal to publish 10 – 12 books a year with an emphasis on horror, extreme horror, transgressive fiction, sleaze, exploitation, dark humor, and general weirdness with a dark theme.
Founded in 1917, Atlantic Monthly Press is one of two hardcover imprints of Grove Atlantic. As a book publishing imprint borne out of the venerable Atlantic Monthly magazine, AMP won numerous Pulitzer Prizes and National Book Awards and included the bestselling titles Mutiny on the Bounty; Goodbye, Mr. Chips; Ship of Fools; Fire in the Lake; The Soul of a New Machine; and Blue Highways. In 1986, the press was separated from the magazine by new owners and established as a fully independent publishing house. Under this new leadership in the late 1980s and early 1990s, the press published such authors as Raymond Carver, Ron Chernow (National Book Award 1990), J. P. Donleavy, Richard Ford, Francisco Goldman, Jay McInerney, P. J. O'Rourke, Rian Malan, Jeanette Winterson, Tobias Wolff, Sherman Alexie, Mark Bowden, and Charles Frazier.
Haunt Publishing is an independent publisher of Gothic, horror and dark fiction, holding a flickering candle to global and underrepresented voices. We publish books with the curse of unputdownability, that keep a reader up all night. Books that provoke unease, terror and dread. Basically, we publish books that haunt readers long after consuming them.
Horrified Press is on a mission to horrify and astound you with a range of top anthologies, novels and collections from the world's leading authors.
We aim to create some of the most inventive and exciting titles within the indie scene today, by discovering new talent and by exploring popular and untried themes from exciting new angles.
Blood drips from every psychotically deranged page in our back catalogue of quality titles (over 150 editions to date) that will raise Hell and vanquish the undead in as many phrases.
We are Horrified Press, and if you love horror as much as we do then you have found your new haunt.
Based just outside of Louisville, Kentucky, Hydra has a dynamic team who specializes in providing personalized and professional publishing to writers across the globe. Our family of accomplished authors includes New York Times and USA Today Bestsellers, Hugo Award Nominees, a former Kentucky Poet Laureate and three-time Pulitzer nominee, and an ever-growing number of up-and-coming talents.
Korero Press is a London-based publisher. At the heart of everything we do is a love of lowbrow and kustom kulture. Our list is mainly made up of pop culture, street art, erotica and horror titles. We've published books by such renowned contemporary artists as Ron English, Patrick J. Jones and Derek Yaniger.
Launch Point Press (LPP) is a lesbian-oriented, -owned, and -operated press with the goal of publishing quality works by newer authors now "launching" their careers or by more experienced authors "re-launching" their work. We lean toward publishing commercial fiction - crime fiction, romance, sci-fi, paranormal, and some fantasy.
Lethe Press is an independent publishing house specializing in speculative fiction and books of queer interest. Named after the Greek river of memory and forgetfulness, Lethe Press is devoted to ideas that are often neglected or forgotten by mainstream publishers. Founded in 2001 by author Steve Berman, Lethe Press has grown steadily to become one of the larger gay presses.
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.
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.
Luna Press Publishing is an award-winning independent UK press, founded in 2015 by author Francesca T. Barbini. We deal with Speculative Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy and Dark Fantasy, in both fiction and academia. We are also a proud member of Publishing Scotland.
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.
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.
Montag Press presents the very best in experimental, weird, subversive, speculative, science, historical, and horror fiction, in either a narrative or dramatic structure, with a strong plot, well-developed characters, and engaging voices.
We are a micro press, which means we only publish a few titles per year. We follow the traditional publishing model, with a few caveats.
We tend to publish an eBook first. So far we have followed up all of our full length eBooks with a paper version, but this remains on a case by case basis.
NewCon Press is a multiple award-winning independent publisher specialising in science fiction, fantasy, dark fantasy and horror. Founded in 2006 by author and editor Ian Whates, NewCon Press has established a reputation for quality, working with some of genre fiction's best known names as well as with exciting new voices.
Nyx Publishing is a small indie publisher based in Sheffield, United Kingdom. Our goal is to bring exciting speculative fiction to readers, focussing on under-represented voices while retaining the tropes we all love.
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.
Outland Entertainment is a publisher specializing in innovative works of speculative fiction, comics, graphic novels, and games. We’ve developed a variety of intellectual property to build a large and varied library of fiction, comics, graphic novels, and games. In 2017, Outland Entertainment acquired Ragnarok Publications and brought an incredible library of intellectual property, anthologies, and a distribution deal through Independent Publishers Group (IPG) into the fold.
Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing (PMMP) is a small press based in San Antonio, TX. It was established in August 2012 by Lori Michelle and Max Booth III after a long night of hard liquor and delicious nachos. Their primary interests are works found in the horror and crime fiction genres, although they sometimes branch out into other areas when the project feels right.
Publishers of Ghoulish Books horror imprint.
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.
We are an avid independent publisher, connecting you to great stories by great authors. We produce books in the traditional wayâ€”a commitment to quality and a keen interest for compelling content. However, we also keep an eye to the future, watching for ways to make your reading experiences even more enjoyable and satisfying. From the Piedmont region of North Carolina, we bring you our world of quality genre fiction and select non-fiction and invite you to join us in Seeing the Future.
Pulp Literature Press is a Canadian-based small press originally founded to support publication of the quarterly literary journal, Pulp Literature. In 2016, the press expanded into publishing writing guides, and added full-length genre fiction a year later.
Quill & Crow Publishing House is a quaint and curious press dedicated to promoting the integrity of independent literature. Specializing in Gothic fiction, literary horror, poetry, and dark fantasy/historical fiction titles.
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
Sakura Publishing is a small, indie press that loves authors who possess passion and a drive to see their manuscripts become published works of art. We publish everything, from fiction to nonfiction, poetry, and books for children. However, we prefer great horror books and anything Asian-themed, especially if it's Japanese inspired. We are open to submissions by authors all year round.
Launched in 2005 with a vision of bringing extraordinary fiction to compulsive readers (who sometimes can't wait for a book to actually be printed), Samhain Publishing is an international publisher of ebook and traditional print fiction, proud to partner more than 600 authors of romance and horror fiction.
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.
As a small independent publisher located in Delaware, Smart Rhino Publications publishes the best in horror and suspense fiction, authored by some of the most talented writers working today. We like to provide a venue not only for renowned, best-selling writers, but for lesser-known but equally talented authors.
At SmashBear Publishing, we produce and publish high quality books. We specialise in urban fantasy, fantasy, and paranormal romance but will also consider horror and Sci-Fi. As an independent publisher we want to help change the face of literature by bringing diversity and fair representation to our genres. We love books and we believe that everyone should be able to see themselves represented in their heroes.
Sparkling Books is a really independent publishing house. We are a member of Independent Publishers Guild.
Our printed books are usually quality paperbacks (known as trade paperbacks in the United Kingdom) using a clear traditional typeface. This makes them suitable for gifts.
Genres include mystery, crime, detective (including a Sherlock Holmes pastiche), mild horror, romance.
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.
Subterranean Press creates readable art, publishing luxurious specialty, limited editions and groundbreaking original works in the science fiction, fantasy, and horror genre. Subterranean works with a wide range of authors, from cult favorites to some of the bestselling and most acclaimed authors in the world.
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.
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.
Tartarus is a small, British independent press founded in 1990. We specialise in collectable hardback limited editions of literary supernatural/strange/horror fiction, and we also publish paperbacks and ebooks. We have been the recipient of five World Fantasy Awards (as recently as 2015), and in 2010 received a "Stoker" from the Horror Writers Association.
Telos Publishing is a small, independent, UK-based press established by David J Howe and Stephen James Walker in October 2000. The name comes from that of the fictional planet Telos from the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. The company’s first publication came in 2001 with a horror anthology based on the television series Urban Gothic.
Since being formed, the company has published a wide variety of works, including an acclaimed range of original novellas based on Doctor Who; the Time Hunter novellas series; authoritative guide books on many cult TV and film subjects; and original and reissue fiction in several different genres, including horror, dark fantasy, crime and romance. Starburst magazine called Telos Publishing “perhaps the UK’s best-known independent publishers of Doctor Who books.”
Timber Ghost Press publishes weird, dark, and creepy anthologies, novellas, and novels. The press is located in Utah, founded by C.R. Langille in 2021. He is a retired, disabled veteran with a deep love for weird and creepy tales. Timber Ghost Press is looking to publish high-quality horror fiction to include cosmic horror, weird horror, sci-fi/horror, gothic, and contemporary. We especially love Old West mixed with horror.
Tiwaz Press is a rip-roaring and radical - albeit small - publisher of both fiction and non-fiction. We have an innovative marketing policy that's targeted toward readers who prefer themes of resistance, gay love, and pagan pride. We thoroughly relish being a book publishing house, and we think that, hands down, we're set to win the "Publishers Most Likely to Have Fun at Work" award.
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.
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
Tuxtails Publishing, LLC offers the support of a traditional publishing house with the decision-making power of self-publishing. We work with authors to create well-polished books for readers without taking away the author's voice. We publish fiction and non-fiction in a wide variety of genres.
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.
Two Dollar Radio is a family-run outfit founded in 2005 with the mission to reaffirm the cultural and artistic spirit of the publishing industry.
We aim to do this by presenting bold works of literary merit, each book, individually and collectively, providing a sonic progression that we believe to be too loud to ignore.
Established in 2009, Undertow Publications is an independent press dedicated to publishing bold and unique fiction of exceptional literary merit in the weird fiction and horror genre. Our impeccably designed books have been nominated for many awards—including the World Fantasy Award—and have won the Shirley Jackson Award and the British Fantasy Award.
Wannabe Press was founded in 2014 by Russell Nohelty after a successful Kickstarter for Ichabod Jones: Monster Hunter. It has since gone on to release Katrina Hates the Dead, Gherkin Boy, along with novels and children's books.
Specializing in publishing fine horror, dark fantasy, and poetry collections. Our emphasis will be upon beautiful hardcover editions, signed, and signed and numbered editions, trade paperback editions, and e-book editions.
Weirdpunk Books is a Minneapolis-based publisher of Weird Horror that was founded in 2015. We love genres like body horror, cosmic horror, folk horror, weird lit, splatterpunk, and transgressive fiction.
Established in 2007, WiDo Publishing LLCâ„¢ 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.
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.