Science fiction and fantasy are two of the great literary genres, and the market for sci fi and fantasy is huge. An imprint of the ukbased publisher john hunt publishing, cosmic egg books publishes a selected range of fantasy, sciencefiction, and horror books. Sep 17, 2014 a list of 28 publishers for erotica and romance posted on september 17, 2014 by darla g. The last magician able to travel between the three parallel londons works as a smuggler. Horrorfantasy publishers who accept direct submissions. Book publishers specializing in canadian literature, poetry, fiction, nonfiction, native, aboriginal and critical texts. With blockbuster books like the hunger games, divergent, and ready player one, many authors, literary agents, and publishers see ya and na as a big opportunity for the next great hit. Remove united kingdom filter to see all fantasy publishers directory. Penguin, hamish hamilton, allen lane, michael joseph, viking, rough guides, dorling kindersley, puffin. Book publishers taking submissions, childrens book publishers. It also often combines fantasy with elements of horror. List of science fiction and fantasy publishers heres our list of 60. Tor rforge publish science fiction and fantasy books.
Robin hobb, aka margaret astrid lindholm ogden, published the first book of her farseer trilogy in 1997, netting her a british fantasy award nomination for best novel. The term can be used broadly to refer to fantastical works that have a dark, gloomy atmosphere or a sense of horror and dread. The material you have submitted is the authors own creative andor well researched work. Nov 02, 2015 ayebia was founded in 2003 by ghanaianborn publisher, nana ayebia. While researching literary agents that accept romance andor erotica submissions i inadvertently came up with a list of publishers that accept romance andor erotic submissions as well.
An anthology of lovecraft inspired horror unsigned trade paperback. Funding cuts, shrinking disposable incomes and the mutable world of. Fantasy publishers directory of united kingdom listing all 7 fantasy publishers listed in the british publishers directories page 1 of 1 of all the publishing companies in the directory of publishers of united kingdom that are listed under fantasy publishers. World fantasy, british fantasy, and bram stoker awardwinning chizine publications publishes the same kind of weird, subtle, surreal, disturbing horror, science fiction, and fantasy that the webzine had become known for since 1997, only. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Read all the details about submitting your book to carina press here. Her shades of magic trilogy begins with a darker shade of magic. Torforge is an imprint of macmillan, one of the big five publishers.
The first of these, shadow and bone, tells of a once great nation torn in two by an impenetrable darkness full of monsters who feast on human flesh, and the magical elite depended on to fight them. Dark fantasy is a subgenre of fantasy which can refer to literary, artistic, and cinematic works that incorporates darker and frightening themes of fantasy. Sep 05, 2017 academy chicago publishers is a trade book publisher founded in chicago, illinois in 1975 by anita and jordan miller. Should you wish for us to return your manuscript at a later date, please enclose a stamped addressed envelope or sufficient postage in uk stamps. Starting in 1965, coach house books first prints were of the canadian flag, then gradually moved on. Please fill in and upload all relevant information in the form below. They are always looking for submissions for chapbooks in the form of poetry and short stories. Torforge publishes science fiction and fantasy books. Baen books was founded in 1983 by science fiction editor and publisher jim baen now deceased. Shock totem press publishers of curious tales of the macabre and twisted, shock totem press was founded in 2008 by k. As with last year, this will also be published online and printed in the book.
We are open to submissions from agented and unagented authors. Leigh bardugo is a jewish american ya and fantasy author, best known for her books in the grishaverse. They are always looking for submissions for chapbooks in the form of. This is a list of science fiction and fantasy publishers, publishers of science fiction, sf studies. Rainfall books is a british publisher of fantasy, horror and science fiction, specializing in modern works inspired by the writing of h. All information in these listings are submitted by the publishers. You can now preorder your copy directly from the publisher. Abaddon books is a british publishing imprint, founded in 2006. Q welcome to fantasy book critic geoff and many, many congratulations on your signing with solaris books. H ere are six science fiction and fantasy publishers that dont require an agent. Baen was one of the first publishers to use the internet as a means of spreading the word about a book or author.
Occasionally, theyll publish ya speculative fiction. Allen wood and specialises in dark fantasy and horror. List of largest book publishers of the united kingdom. Book two in the bestselling tommi grayson series is a gutsy, furflying, feminist read for fans of urban fantasy and strong heroines. With blockbuster books like the hunger games, divergent, and ready player one, many authors, literary agents, and publishers see ya. Fantasy publishers directory listing 1 to 10 of 62 fantasy publishing companies. Modern publishing is a tricky game especially when trying to figure out the biggest names within that game. It is accepting submissions for digitalfirst publications with the. Electronic versions of your full manuscript should be in one file and not separate chapters. Jun 10, 2018 rainfall books is a british publisher of fantasy, horror and science fiction, specializing in modern works inspired by the writing of h. To make things easier for you, we have compiled a list of 21 top uk publishers accepting unsolicited manuscripts. World fantasy, british fantasy, and bram stoker awardwinning chizine publications publishes the same kind of weird, subtle, surreal, disturbing horror, science fiction, and fantasy that the webzine had become known for.
Listing of fantasy publishers metaphysical fantasy. We publish across the spectrum of science fiction and fantasy from actionpacked urban fantasy to widescreen space opera. 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. They aim to publish books that will give fresh insights into african and caribbean life, culture and literature. Book two in the bestselling tommi grayson series is a gutsy, furflying, feminist read for fans of urban fantasy and strong. Fantasy publishers directory of united kingdom list of. This is a list of science fiction publishers, publishers of science fiction, sf studies, speculative fiction, fantasy literature, and related genres. Send them a query letter and the first three chapters of your book in standard manuscript format via email. Tck publishing is a mass market book publishing company, and we love publishing great science fiction and fantasy stories.
Our sole focus is on publishing high quality, enjoyable fiction books for english speaking people who want to read and. The fastest and easiest way to send us your submission. Science fiction and fantasy book publishers book publishing. A list of 28 publishers for erotica and romance darla g. Collecting, curating, and discussing the very best of british fantasy for the new anthology. This list is mostly the same as my list of science fiction publishers, but there are some differences, and i figured its more convenient to have a list just for your genre. Mar 28, 2018 it was established in 2007 as a division of harpercollins. Accepting submissions in all genres austin macauley. Fantasycon 2020 25th 27th september, holloway, london. Entangled publishing teen crave theyre looking for science fiction, fantasy, dystopian, and steampunk romances, 45,000 60,000 words, with main characters who are 16 to 18 years old. The company published 18 books in 1980 and now publishes 300 books per year.
These listings are for book publishers that are taking submissions or publishing books in the adventure book genre. The uk publisher gollancz has been around since 1927, with a program. Fantasy and science fiction publishers who accept unsolicited. 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. Reader note literary agency and publishing house websites are good resources. They publish both science fiction and fantasy novels of 75,000 100,000. In addition to publishing emerging authors, baen republishes older science fiction in collections and omnibus editions, such as the works of the 1960s authors christopher anvil and others. Imagin8 press is a book publishing company dedicated to promoting a peaceful world by bridging the divide between different cultures. Please select a country afghanistan albania algeria american samoa andorra angola anguilla antarctica antigua and barbuda argentina armenia aruba australia austria azerbaijan. Mar 08, 2016 h ere are six science fiction and fantasy publishers that dont require an agent. Adventure book publishers book publishing companies.
Denton, writer while researching literary agents that accept romance andor erotica submissions i inadvertently came up with a list of publishers that accept romance andor erotic submissions as well. The parent company has built a name for itself over the years and avon has continued the trend, focusing on crime and womens fiction. Please contact us if you have any questions about your work on. You will receive an email notification once your submission is received by our editorial team. Arkham house published its first book in 1939 after lovecrafts death. Last week i shared a list of agents accepting submissions of fantasy novels, but here are a bunch of publishers who accept unagented submissions. Baen is one of the best known publishers of science fiction and fantasy novels. The british fantasy society and fantasycon are trading names of brit fantasy soc ltd, registered in. You can learn more and submit your science fiction or fantasy novel for. In addition to publishing emerging authors, baen republishes older science fiction in collections and omnibus editions, such as the works of the 1960s authors christopher anvil and. According to their website as of october 2015 they are now looking for books like these with a strong romantic theme. Best british fantasy authors score a books total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.
Can you provide us with a summary of your journey leading up to your book acquisition. Score a books total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for. Walker books is an independent british publisher of childrens books, founded in 1978 by sebastian walker, amelia edwards, and wendy boase. Over 300,000 authors trust the professionals on reedsy, come meet them. Rowling, harry potter and the order of the phoenix by j. Their submissions page details everything, but here are the basics.
A signed edition limited to 100 copies is also available. World fantasy, british fantasy, and bram stoker awardwinning chizine publications publishes the same kind of weird, subtle, surreal, disturbing horror, science fiction, and fantasy that the webzine had become known for since 1997, only in longer formnovels, novellas, and short story collections. If that doesnt convince you, here are 20 independent publishers who are very successful and won literary awards. Young adult ya and new adult na are two of the newest mainstream genres that have grown significantly in the past few years. They publish scifi, fantasy, horror, and mystery books, and they now have a romance line called falstaff crush. Orbit is a leading publisher of science fiction and fantasy, with imprints in the uk, us and australia. Starting in 1965, coach house books first prints were of the canadian flag, then gradually moved on to other things such as poetry. Most major publishers are part of a larger media conglomerate, prominent indie presses excepted, and a search for the. Academy chicago publishers is a trade book publisher founded in chicago, illinois in 1975 by anita and jordan miller. This is a list of largest uk trade book publishers, with some of their principal imprints, ranked by sales value, according to nielsen bookscan. 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. Nov 23, 2015 4 major science fiction and fantasy publishers accepting unagented manuscripts 17 us childrens book publishers accepting manuscripts directly from writers 21 uk childrens book publishers. With this imprint, theyve really opened their doors to accepting a wide range of genres, including books with a science fiction theme, fantasy books, etc.
Listing all 6 fantasy publishers listed in the directory of british publishers orbit books. So, i thought i would share that list with you today in case you are on the hunt for a publishing house. With our soontobeannounced guests of honour, plus a whole host of other novelists, short story writers, screenwriters, comics professionals, artists, editors, publishers and. Penrose publishing look to publish new authors in fiction and non fiction. In the heart of holloway, land of douglas adams and edward lear, the convention will delight anyone with an interest in fantasy, horror and science fiction literature. Orbit is a leading publisher of science fiction and fantasy, with imprints in the uk. Fantasy and urban fantasy books by british authors. Clicking on the name of the publisher will take you straight to the.
Rainfall has published 150 chapbooks over the past three or four years and have many more waiting in the wings. There is a long journey from beginning to write, to learning to write, through practicing and eleven completed novels the magical 1 million words. Grimbold books with imprints kristell ink and tenebris books. 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. In fantasy, they are especially interested in magical realism and spiritual fantasy. While authors and critics regularly rail against them, prizes matter in publishing. Be sure to check out our featured publisher as well. Authors of science fiction and fantasy, both aspiring and previously. Milkweed editions is one of the nations leading independent, nonprofit. Finding a home for your science fiction or fantasy novel can be difficult, especially if.
As with most exciting, independent publishers, ayebia tries to give voice to diverse talent, and aims to enlighten and stimulate readers by exploring literature from. Borealis book was founded in 1972 to encourage and publish new canadian writers who demonstrate talent and potential for signifi. Located in london, uk, jo fletcher books publishes in a number of. Fantasy publishers who want your manuscript no agent required. Mar 04, 2014 baen was one of the first publishers to use the internet as a means of spreading the word about a book or author. The wwend database contains over 650 publishers for you to peruse. This ukbased publisher of fantasy, scifi, horror, and paranormal fiction is upfront about their terms on their website. Photograph your local culture, help wikipedia and win.
Not only that but they have also won six british fantasy awards for best small press, a world fantasy award and the international horror guild award. Fairly new uk indie publisher of scifi, fantasy and dark fantasy. In publishing, as with all businesses, it is brand. They do not publish science fiction, fantasy, poetry, or plays. Recently launched in 2017, this newly minted publishing house is focused on finding good, fresh, and quality fiction for readers. List of largest book publishers of the united kingdom wikipedia. Balrog british fantasy crawford dragon gandalf gemmell hugo international fantasy japan fantasy locus mythopoeic nebula. Pearson maintained its place as the worlds largest book publisher in 2015, but that doesnt mean the u.953 71 1231 1045 461 679 1641 332 205 1000 1002 1030 1199 1169 1513 1116 630 1211 278 1105 1204 1419 1331 1083 659 414 987 225 776 386 167 924