5310 Publishing is a family-owned business dedicated and committed to helping our authors get their books published and to discover new and original ways of promoting their stories and views in front of an audience. Traditional Publisher.
Accent Press is an award-winning independent publisher founded in 2003 by Hazel Cushion. The company has won numerous awards and been shortlisted for IPG Independent Publisher of the Year.
Based north of Cardiff, Accent publishes a wide range of commercial fiction, non-fiction and YA.
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
Anaphora Literary Press was started as an academic press with the publication of the Pennsylvania Literary Journal (PLJ) in 2009. In the Winter of 2010, Anaphora began accepting book-length submissions. Anaphora has now published over 240 creative and non-fiction books.
Bancroft Press is an Independent Publisher with over 20 years in print. We publish what we love.
Virtually every genre is represented by one of our fine authors; this is owed to their individual ability to tell a good story. From classic literature to political memoirs, from illustrated picture books to gripping suspense thrillers - the key is in the quality.
Bedford Square Publishers is an independent publisher of fiction and non-fiction, founded in 2022 in the historic streets of Bedford Square London and the sea mist shrouded green of Bedford Square Brighton.
Our goal is to discover irresistible stories and voices that illuminate our world.
Bella Books is the premiere publisher of vibrant and irresistible fiction for and about lesbians. From heart-pounding romance to mystery, erotica and thriller, Bella Books celebrate the girl-next-door, the best friend, the love of our life and the superwoman that exists in all of us.
BelleBooks, Inc. was founded in 1999 with a focus on Southern fiction and has since broadened its offerings with the addition of a second imprintâ€”Bell Bridge Booksâ€”in 2008. In 2013, an acquisition added a third imprintâ€”ImaJinn Books. Currently the company publishes approximately 70-80 original titles per year (print and ebook simultaneously) in a variety of genres, which include: mystery/suspense, fantasy, science fiction, young adult, romance, general fiction, women's fiction, non-fiction, literary fiction and more.
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.
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.
An independent Australian-based eBook publisher that insists on good writing and only lists titles worth your time. We feature thrillers, mystery, crime, travel, memoirs, literature, humour and self-transformation.
We’re committed to bringing the best of contemporary writing to a discerning readership. The Bywater Books imprint features lesbian- and feminist-themed fiction and narrative non-fiction, while Amble Press primarily publishes fiction and narrative non-fiction with an emphasis on writers who identify as people of color, and those writing across the broader queer spectrum.
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.
Since 1973 we’ve worked to unearth and amplify the most vital, exciting voices we can find, wherever they come from, and we’ve published all kinds of books – thoughtful, upsetting, gripping, beatific, vulgar, chaste, unrepentant, life-changing
At Capital Crime Press we understand that you want more from your books. You want excellence and originality. Suspense and laughter. Thrills and chills.
Maybe that's why critics are raving about our award-winning mystery/crime fiction. Try one, and see why people can't stop talking about Capital Crime Press!
Crooked Lane Books was founded in 2014 to publish the highest quality crime fiction titles in both print and electronic editions. From editorial and production to promotion, distribution, and sales, we are a house that focuses on working with our authors to reach readers of mysteries, thrillers, and suspense.
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.
Dead Ink is a small, ambitious and experimental literary publisher based in Liverpool. Our books have three times made the shortlist for The Saboteur Awards, the longlists for both The Guardian's First Book Award and Not the Booker Prize, and the longlist for the Edge Hill Short Story Award.
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.
Founded in 2011, Down & Out Books is an independent publisher of literary and crime fiction based in Tampa, Florida. We give the highest priority for consideration to authors who submit exclusively to us. We prefer stand-alones or first-in-series books of 60,000 to 90,000 words, though will also consider novella-length books and later-in-series books especially if you own the rights to the earlier books.
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.
Fahrenheit Press are independent publishers specialising in Crime Fiction. We publish around 50 new books per year. All of our books are published in both eBook and paperback formats. We publish both new and established authors and have an open submissions policy to give new writing talent the opportunity to get their work seen.
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.
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.
Hawkeye Publishing is a small and driven traditional house, home to terrifically talented new and emerging Australian authors. Hawkeye publishes most genres, producing books that leave a footprint on the hearts and minds of readers.
Established in 2002, Hawkeye was originally a newspaper publisher, becoming a hybrid book publisher in 2011, and in 2020 moving to offer traditional publishing contracts.
Head of Zeus opened for business on 3 January 2012 and we published our first books in July 2012. Our list is a mix of general and literary fiction, genre fiction and non fiction.
We are also the UK and Commonwealth distributors for MysteriousPress.com, one of the world's largest digital crime fiction lists.
Hodder & Stoughton is a major publisher within Hachette UK, one of the UK'™s biggest publishing groups. We publish a wide range of fiction and non-fiction titles and are renowned for passion, quality and delivering bestselling commercial books in many different formats.
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.
Interlude Press is an award-winning boutique publisher of LGBTQ general and romantic fiction. Veterans in the fields of publishing, technology, and media founded Interlude Press in 2014 to feature original novels, novellas and short form fiction.
Italics Publishing is a boutique imprint specializing in small press, POD, and digital publishing. Combining the cutting edge of modern day publishing with selective criteria for signing up new authors, Italics is geared towards the new generations of readers, keen on technology and with little time to spare.
John Murray is a British publisher, known for the authors it has published in its history, including Jane Austen, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Lord Byron, Charles Lyell, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Herman Melville, Edward Whymper, Thomas Malthus, David Ricardo, and Charles Darwin. It was acquired by Hachette (Lagardere) in 2004. The company publishes literary fiction, narrative non-fiction, science, history, biography, memoir, travel and nature writing that is entertaining, absorbing, surprising and prize-winning.
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.
Maverick House has one objective: to publish socially and politically relevant non-fiction books. What separates us from most other publishing houses is our approach and outlook: we publish not just for local markets, but for the international one.
From its humble beginnings in Ireland the company has grown, and now has operations in Ireland, the United Kingdom, Australia and across Southeast Asia.
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.
NightLark Publishing is an independent publisher devoted to providing an unforgettable experience to our readers and support for our talented authors. We publish the following genres: romance (not erotica), thriller, action/adventure, urban fantasy, mystery, young adult, and middle grade.
Not a Pipe Publishing is committed to supporting fine literature in our region, across the country, and around the world. Focusing on high quality genre fiction for young adult and adult audiences, Not a Pipe Publishing seeks to both entertain and enlighten readers by bringing diverse voices to the market, engaging in the struggle for human rights, and giving voice to deeper truths best expressed through fiction.
One of the fastest growing independent publishers in the U.S., Oceanview is recognized as one of the country's preeminent independent publishers of original mystery, thriller, and suspense titles. Oceanview focuses on works that exhibit a strong sense of place and setting; compelling protagonists and supporting characters; tension that builds throughout a book's narrative; seamless, gripping, and suspenseful story lines; and authenticity.
One More Chapter is your number one stop for page-turning books. We’re all about the books you can’t put down, the books you carry around with you and the books you return to after a long day. We publish all unputdownable fiction from swoonworthy romance, heartstopping crime to gripping historical fiction.
Pandamoon Publishing is an independent publishing house in Austin, Texas. We are a royalty-paying, non-subsidy publisher who believes the relationship between the author and the publisher is paramount to success.
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.
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
Red Adept Publishing is an independent publisher of genre fiction. Since our first release in 2012, we have published over 100 novels, including 4 national bestsellers (NYT and USA Today). We love providing a home for new and established authors.
Ringwood Publishing is a small independent Scottish Publisher, based in Glasgow, dedicated to publishing quality works of Scottish fiction and non-fiction around the key national themes of politics, football, religion, money, sex and crime.
Sandstone Press is an independent publisher based in Scotland, with an international outlook. We publish thoughtful, intelligent and emotionally engaging narratives, both fiction and non-fiction, from unique voices, which engage strongly with the contemporary world.
Sapere Books are looking to publish the very best stories from exciting new voices and established authors, forging connections between our readers and our authors.
With a fair contract for authors and a lot of emphasis placed on excellent editorial support and cutting-edge marketing campaigns, we believe we are a fantastic digital publishing option for authors and readers alike.
We are looking for both new submissions and backlist or out-of-print titles in the following genres:
Crime Fiction, Mystery and Thrillers
Romantic Fiction and Women's Fiction
Historical Fiction (including Sagas, Mysteries, Thrillers and Romance)
History and Historical Biography
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.
Soho Press is an independent book publisher based in Manhattan's Union Square. Founded in 1986, Soho publishes 90 books a year across its Soho Press, Soho Crime and Soho Teen lists, and is known for introducing bold new literary voices, award-winning international crime fiction, and compelling young adult mystery and thrillers.
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.
Spinsters Ink's mission is to publish fiction and non-fiction that deals with significant issues in the lives of lesbian women. These are books that not only name crucial issues, but more importantlyâ€”encourage change and growth. Spinsters Ink is committed to publishing works by women of every age and racial or cultural background, writing from every walk of life, including the periphery.
Spinsters Ink was purchased by Bella Books in 2005.
Stairway Press publishes and markets literary books in various genres (including science, science fiction, short stories, political essays, literary thrillers and adventures). The main thing we focus on is writing quality--we represent the finest writers we can find...writers who might otherwise be overlooked in the world of the written word.
The Story Plant was founded in 2008 by two long-term industry professionals, Lou Aronica and Peter Miller. From the start, the company has been dedicated to publishing quality fiction and to developing authors. Though we're always trying to improve, we feel that we've delivered on both. Our books regularly receive rave reviews and since our launch, nearly a third of our novels have appeared in the top 100 of one major bestseller list or another â€“ and often several at once.
In 2013, The Story Plant was acquired by Studio Digital CT, LLC, a limited liability company headed by Lou Aronica. With this, Mitchell Maxwell came on board to add his unparalleled blend of creativity, passion, and business acumen. The house is currently in the process of the most aggressive expansion in its history.
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.
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.
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.”
Text Publishing is an independent, Melbourne-based publisher of literary fiction and non-fiction. Text won the Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Small Publisher of the Year in 2012, 2013 and 2014.
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.
Tramp Press aims to find, nurture and publish exceptional literary talent. Founded by Sarah Davis-Goff and Lisa Coen, Tramp Press is committed to publishing only the best and most deserving books, to encourage, support and maintain Ireland's literary talent, and to enrich the lives of readers.
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.
We specialize in books about Americana: They can be true tales (fact is often stranger and more interesting than fiction), alternate history, memoirs, or surprise us. They all have to be net positive; gritty scenes are fine – yet the overall message, theme or focus of your book must advance the spirit of humanity.
We're an A-Z indie publishing company formed by a consortium of bestselling and award-winning authors with the occasional 'rising star' brought in. Instead of waiting on the whims of traditional publishing companies, our authors decide what they want to publish and when; then we take it from there.
Windtree Press was formed in 2011 to offer a solution for the indie author by providing a place where authors share their knowledge, help each other create better books, and pool resources to take advantage of new technologies and new marketing opportunities. We began with three members and are now at 20 members with over 200 titles among them.
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.