Below is a list of the top sffh publishers, the large and the small, who have made it possible for us to enjoy all those science fiction fantasy and horror awardwinning authors. Hurst specialise in non fiction, and have been going strong since 1969. Ps publishing is a uk based publisher who specialise in science fiction, fantasy and horror. Science fiction publishers directory of united kingdom list of. Committed to publishing great books, connecting readers and authors globally, and spreading the love of reading. Hachette livre was established in france, nearly two hundred years ago, but has long been a big name in english fiction and non fiction. Launched in 1999 they have since published 260 titles ranging from novels, novellas, collections and non fiction. First dates can be so awkward wikimedia h ere are sixteen publishers accepting dark fiction, horror, urban fantasy, military horror, and anything that goes bump in the night including vampires. Baen was one of the first publishers to use the internet as a means of spreading the word about a book or author. Also publishes science fiction and fantasy for teens under its tor teens imprint, and comics and graphic novels under. Authors of science fiction and fantasy, both aspiring and previously.
Were thrilled to announce that the thousand deaths of ardor benn us uk is getting a stunning new cover and two more books to complete the trilogy. Publishers rejected me, but i went on to earn sixfigures. Many stars of the science fiction and fantasy field made their debuts in the pages of a daw book, including patrick rothfuss, tad williams, c. Located in london, uk, jo fletcher books publishes in a number of. Fantasy publishers who want your manuscript no agent required. Literary submissions how to submit your novel, novella or short story. This is the fantasy and science fiction division of penguin books. If more than one publisher wants to acquire the book, the fairest way to decide is to hold an auction. List of science fiction and fantasy publishers heres our list of 60. Here are six science fiction and fantasy publishers that dont require an agent. This is a list of largest uk trade book publishers, with some of their principal imprints, ranked by sales value, according to nielsen bookscan.
Weve combined the ebooks and print books pages, so everyone can find everything they want in one place. Science fiction, horror and fantasy make the bulk of this london publishers work and they strive to maintain high quality. Skyhorse has 14 imprints, including talos and nightshade speculative fiction, sky pony press childrens book imprint, and several imprints for fiction. We are happy to accept submissions of longer fiction. Most major publishers are part of a larger media conglomerate, prominent indie presses excepted, and a search for the years largest book publishers will often yield companies that work with other forms of content rather than books. They accept submissions from agented and unagented authors. Orbit books science fiction, fantasy, urban fantasy.
Rainfall has published 150 chapbooks over the past three or four years and have many more waiting in the wings. Book two in the bestselling tommi grayson series is a gutsy, furflying, feminist read for fans of urban fantasy and strong heroines. Our del rey list is the science fiction and fantasy imprint at penguin random house uk, dedicated to publishing a select range of the very best in commercial. The wwend database contains over 650 publishers for you to peruse. The uk s foremost specialist genre publisher of horror, fantasy, crime, speculative and science fiction. Rainfall books is a british publisher of fantasy, horror and science fiction, specializing in modern works inspired by the writing of h. Peachtree publishers is a wellrespected independent publisher with good distribution. Skyhorse publishing accepts proposals for non fiction books through its main website. If its a good week, ill have at least one offer from a publisher to acquire an authors book. Tck publishing is a small press that publishes science fiction and fantasy novels of 40,000 words or more. To make things easier for you, we have compiled a list of 21 top uk publishers accepting unsolicited manuscripts.
Home orion bringing you news from our world to yours. List of largest book publishers of the united kingdom. Weve organized the list in an easily searchable table so you can quickly find the publishers that publish the type of book youre looking to get published. Tck publishing is a fullservice traditional book publisher, and we can get your fantasy novel professionally published and distributed internationally in ebook, paperback, and audiobook formats. Listing of fantasy publishers metaphysical fantasy. Welcome to fantastic fiction search and browse bibliographies of over 50,000 bestselling fiction authors, with the latest books and series information join our 99,999 members. List of childrens publishers in uk accepting unsolicited. Bookperk is a promotional service of harpercollins publishers, 195 broadway, new york, ny 7, providing information about the products of harpercollins and its affiliates. The uk publisher gollancz has been around since 1927, with a program. This ukbased publisher of fantasy, scifi, horror, and paranormal fiction is upfront about their terms on their website. In publishing, as with all businesses, it is brand.
The publisher has been featured in a number of respected publications, including time magazine and the stranger. On this page well try to dispel a few myths and offer some helpful hints and encouragement to writers hoping to take that great leap forward to getting published. Finding a home for your science fiction or fantasy novel can be difficult, especially if. Literary submissions direct to publisher fairlight books. Modern publishing is a tricky game especially when trying to figure out the biggest names within that game. We will still be selling mostly ebooks here, our own baen books and those of other distinguished science fiction publishers. They now publish around 70 books every year, and continue to champion founder christophers. Despite its high profile, daw is still a small private company, owned exclusively by its publishers.
Fantasy and science fiction publishers who accept unsolicited. Fairly new uk indie publisher of scifi, fantasy and dark fantasy. I set the rules of the auction to make sure its a level playing field for the publishers. Gateway, an imprint of the orion publishing group and sister company to the uk s oldest science fiction publisher gollancz, announced the addition of some of the. Orbit is a leading publisher of science fiction and fantasy, with imprints in the uk, us and australia. They are based out of atlanta, georgia, and specialize in publishing childrens books, young adult books. Be sure to check out our featured publisher as well. Fiction writers can send in their manuscripts here but may have to wait over four months for a response owing to the huge number of submissions the publisher receives. Self publishing was big news in 2011 and tv appearances followed. Recently launched in 2017, this newly minted publishing house is focused on finding good, fresh, and quality fiction for. A deluxe signed edition in an illustrated slipcase and including an additional book. Midlist press publishes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books by new and emerging writers and by writers ignored, marginalized, or excluded from publication by commercial publishers. Submissions can be made by agents or authors directly.
Cherryh, mercedes lackey, kristen britain, melanie rawn, c. We do not accept academic or foreign language submissions. Listing all 6 fantasy publishers listed in the directory of british publishers orbit books. Some christian book publishers have the bad reputation of only publishing bonnet fiction, and thats not bethany house at all. Many established writers prefer to go with small and indie publishers, because theyre looking for a longlasting partnership and more individual attention.
To submit material for consideration, please send the material to. You think you want a big five publisher, but are you sure. Recently launched in 2017, this newly minted publishing house is focused on finding good, fresh, and quality fiction. We publish across the spectrum of science fiction and fantasy from actionpacked urban fantasy. Become a member and enjoy the enhanced features only available to registered members. Liverpool, england, united kingdom about blog considering that simon savidge comes from a long line of book lovers, its no surprise that he created his blog, savidge reads, as an outlet for book. List of largest book publishers of the united kingdom jump to. The books featured on this site are aimed primarily at readers aged or above and therefore you must be years or. Book publishers taking submissions, childrens book publishers. So in the spirit of writerly comradeship here is my current list of writerfriendly childrens fiction publishers in the uk who still accept unsolicited manuscripts.
This is a list of science fiction and fantasy publishers, publishers of science fiction, sf studies, speculative fiction, fantasy literature, and related genres. None require an agent, and all are traditional publishers. Tor books is the most successful science fiction and fantasy publisher in the world. Uk literary agents who specialise in science fiction and. Heres our list of reputable book publishing companies you might consider working with. Olympia publishers cannot be held responsible for the loss, damage or nonreturn of any material sent to us in hardcopy or otherwise. Fantasy publishers directory of united kingdom list of. Many of the small publishers below focus on literary fiction. In addition to publishing emerging authors, baen republishes older science fiction. Grimbold books with imprints kristell ink and tenebris books.
Lee child, ian mcewan and jojo moyes, to name but a few and has roughly a 25% share of the uk s book market. Baen books was founded in 1983 by science fiction editor and publisher jim baen now deceased. Fairlight books is open to literary submissions of short stories, novellas between 25,000 and 50,000 words and novels. Book two in the bestselling tommi grayson series is a gutsy, furflying, feminist. A deluxe signed edition in an illustrated slipcase and including an additional book containing the big, big giggle script limited 200 copies is also available.
They now publish around 70 books every year, and continue to champion founder christophers independence of spirit and refusal to follow the corporate path. An intro to the 10 biggest publishers in the uk ribbonfish. Below is a list of the top sffh publishers, the large and the small, who have made it. List of childrens publishers in uk accepting unsolicited manuscripts 2017 the year you get published. If youve written a sci fi or fantasy novel and want to get it published, this list of sci fi and fantasy publishers will help. Horrorfantasy publishers who accept direct submissions. Fantasy publishers directory list of fantasy publishing. Although other agencies will work with science fiction and fantasy. Science fiction and fantasy are two of the great literary genres, and the market for sci fi and fantasy is huge.762 1252 41 1422 904 1386 1208 172 585 1583 692 1251 431 553 18 548 1283 998 1142 489 884 474 1510 909 108 490 662 530 1380 929 1255 831 862 191 795 1113 676 537