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Accent Press

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 wid...
Cardiff, Wales   UK

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, England   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 publishe...
St. Louis, MO   US

Anaphora Literary Press

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 an...
Quanah, TX   US

Bancroft Press

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 classi...
Baltimore, MD   US

Bella Books

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 su...
Tallahassee, FL   US

BelleBooks

BelleBooks, Inc. was founded in 1999 with a focus on Southern fiction and has since broadened its offerings with the addition of a second imprint—Bell Bridge Books—in 2008. In 2013, an acquisition added a third imprint—ImaJinn Bo...
Memphis, TN   US

Black Beacon Books

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, atm...
Saint-Nolff, Brittany   FR

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

Black Rose Writing

Black Rose Writing, established in 2006, features books from an array of fiction, non-fiction, and children's book genres, all having one thing in common, an individual's originality and hardship....
Castroville, TX   US

Black Shuck Books

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 publ...
Canterbury, Kent   UK

Blood Bound Books

An independent publishing company specializing in horror, suspense, and dark fantasy since 2009....
Gilbert, AZ   US

Buzzword Books

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....
Cammeray, NSW   AU

Bywater Books

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 ...
Ann Arbor, MI   US

Caffeine Nights 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....
Kent, England   UK

Canelo

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.
Buckinghamshire, England   UK

Capital Crime Press

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 fic...
Fort Collins, CO   US

Cemetery Dance Publications

Founded by Richard Chizmar in 1988, Cemetery Dance Publications is widely-considered the world's leading specialty press publisher of horror and dark suspense. ...
Forest Hill, MD   US

Centrinian Publishing

Centrinian is a small independent publishing house founded in London on August 5, 2011. Our company publishes a broad range of quality fiction and non-fiction works....
London, England   UK

Crooked Lane Books

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 aut...
New York, NY   US

Dead Ink

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 lon...
Liverpool, England   UK

Dorchester Publishing

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 ...
New York, NY   US

Fahrenheit Press

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 submi...
London, England   UK

Franklin/Kerr Press

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 thoug...
Concord, NC   US

Genius Book Publishing

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 ...
Castaic, CA   US

Grey Gecko 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 ...
Katy, TX   US

Grove Atlantic

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 ...
New York, NY   US

Head of Zeus

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 distributor...
London, England   UK

Hodder & Stoughton

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 ...
London, England   UK

Interlude Press

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.
Nyack, NY   US

Italics Publishing

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 o...
Gulf Breeze, FL   US

Jolly Fish Press

Jolly Fish Press, an imprint of North Star Editions, Inc., which is based in Minnesota. We publish trade fiction and select nonfiction books in the national and international market....
Minnesota, MN   US

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....
LuleÃ¥,   SE

Lethe Press

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 mainstre...
Maple Shade, NJ   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 speci...
Louisville, KY   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 bo...
Madison, WI   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 ag...
Saint Charles, IL   US

MediaAria CDM

Specialising in science-fiction, Fan-related Genre and literary fiction, MediaAria CDM is founded on the principle of discovering and nurturing new talent in publishing and the art of storytelling....
London, England   UK

Mira Loves Books

Mira Loves Books is a small publishing company in The Netherlands. Our aim is to offer chances to newcomers, but we are open to established talents as well....
Utrecht,   NL

New Libri Press

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...
Mercer Island, WA   US

NightLark Publishing

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, ...
Camby, IN   US

Oceanview Publishing

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 sens...
Longboat Key, FL   US

PageSpring Publishing

PageSpring Publishing is an independent book publisher specializing in high-quality novels for adults and younger readers. ...
Columbus, OH   US

Pale Horse Books

Pale Horse Books is a small, independent publishing company committed to providing well-written fiction, non-fiction, poetry and titles for younger readers....
Williamsburg, VA   US

Penmore Press

Penmore Press is an Arizona-based independent publisher dedicated to publishing fiction and nonfiction from emerging and established authors....
Tucson, AZ   US

Pint Bottle Press

Pint Bottle Press is a small independent publisher from central Alabama that specializes in dark pulp fiction for adults. ...
Fultondale, AL   US

Prospective Press

We are an avid independent publisher, connecting you to great stories by great authors. We produce books in the traditional way—a commitment to quality and a keen interest for compelling content. However, we also keep an eye to the future, wat...
Winston-Salem, NC   US

Ravenswood Publishing

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 ...
Autryville, NC   US

Red Adept Publishing, LLC

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.
Garner, NC   US

Salvo Press

Salvo Press proudly publishes quality mysteries, thrillers, and literary books in eBook and audiobook formats....
Jersey City, NJ   US

Sapere Books

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 excel...
London, England   UK

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

Severn House

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, enlight...
Surrey, England   UK

Silver Leaf Books

Publisher of novels in print and electronically that are primarily based on Fantasy and Science Fiction themes, but also with titles in Action / Adventure, Mystery, Suspense, and Thrillers....
Holliston, MA   US

Soho Press

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...
New York City, 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,...
Santa Fe, NM   US

Spinsters Ink

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 importantly—encourage change and growth. Spinsters Ink ...
Tallahassee, FL   US

Stairway Press

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 wri...
Apache Junction, AZ   US

Story Plant

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 impr...
Stamford, CT   US

Subterranean Press

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 som...
Burton, MI   US

Sunbury Press

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 e...
Boiling Springs, PA   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. <...
Matthews, NC   US

Tartarus Press

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 Worl...
Leyburn North Yorkshire, England   UK

Text Publishing

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. ...
Melbourne, VIC   AU

The Book Folks

The Book Folks is dedicated to driving the very best fiction forward, offering readers in the literary fiction and crime and thriller genres the very best of contemporary writing....
Herefordshire, England   UK

Tiwaz Press

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 relis...
Vinemont, AL   US

Tramp Press

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...
Dublin,   IE

Twelfth Planet Press

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 cri...
Yokine, Perth, WA   AU

Two Dollar Radio

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 collect...
Columbus, OH   US

Variance Publishing

Variance Publishing Company - A publisher of fine fiction in the genres of action, adventure, thriller, sci-fi, fantasy, and horror....
Cabot, AR   US

White Bird Publications

White Bird Publications, LLC., is an independent publisher based in Texas. White bird publishes children's books, young adult title, and genre fiction....
Austin, TX   US

WildBlue Press

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...
Denver, CO   US

Windtree Press

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 oppor...
Portland, OR   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 o...
Las Vegas, NV   US

Ylva Verlag

German language publisher of fiction written by women. Ylva publishest romance, short stories, thrillers, fantasy and historical novels, with a focus on lesbian literature. ...
Kriftel ,   DE