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Best Academic Book Publishing Companies

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2022, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Showing 35 publishers.

MIT Press

Art, Architecture, Math & Science, Academic, Business, Education & Reference, Environmental, Health & Wellbeing, Law, Nonfiction

Location - Cambridge, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://mitpress.mit.edu/

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Alchemy of Us

Ainissa Ramirez

Right/Wrong

Juan Enríquez

Critical Thinking

Jonathan Haber

Palgrave Macmillan

Business, Politics, History, Religion & Spirituality, Academic, Politics, Medical, Law, Math & Science, Nonfiction

Part of - Springer Nature > Palgrave Macmillan

Location - London, GB

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://www.palgrave.com/us/journals

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The UN At War

John Karlsrud

Persian Gulf

Lawrence G. Potter & Gary G. Sick

Political Asylum

Carol Bohmer & Amy Shuman

Springer Nature

Education & Reference, Academic, Math & Science, Business, Medical, Nonfiction

Location - New York City, US

Size - Largest

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Website - https://www.springernature.com/

💥 Hit titles

The Circular Economy Handbook

Peter Lacy et al

Cracked it!

Bernard Garrette et al

The Practice of Surgical Pathology

Diana Molavi

Yale University Press

Academic, Photography, Art, Math & Science, Education & Reference, Biographies & Memoirs, Business, Economics, History, Law, Politics, Religion & Spirituality, African-American, Law, Nonfiction

Location - Hartford, GB

Size - University press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries & book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://yalebooks.yale.edu/

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Atlas of AI

Kate Crawford

Reimagining Time

Tanya Bub & Jeffrey Bub

Radical Vision

Soyica Diggs Colbert

Atmosphere Press

Academic, Action & Adventure, African-American, Architecture, Art, Biographies & Memoirs, BIPOC, Business, Catholic, Children's, Christian, Cookbook, Diverse Literature, Economics, Education & Reference, Environmental, Fantasy, Feminism, Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Historical Fiction, History, Horror, Humor, Islam, Jewish Literature, Law, LGBTQ+, Literary Fiction, Math & Science, Medical, Middle Grade, Mystery & Crime, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction, Novella, Photography, Picture Book, Poetry, Politics, Psychology, Religion & Spirituality, Romance, Science Fiction, Screenplays, Self-Help, Short Story, Sports & Outdoors, Technology, Thriller & Suspense, Travel, True Crime, Urban Fiction, Westerns, Women's Fiction, Young Adult

Location - Houston, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - , Physical Books, Audiobooks, Ebooks

Submission format - Online submission - Submit here

Website - https://atmospherepress.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

And the Stars Kept Watch

Peter Friedrichs

Sunflowers Beneath the Snow

Teri M. Brown

Bello the Cello

Dennis Mathew

Cambridge University Press

Education & Reference, Academic, Medical, Math & Science, Law, Diverse Literature, Nonfiction

Location - Cambridge, GB

Size - Largest

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://www.cambridge.org/

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

American Spies

Jennifer Stisa Granick

Bayesian Models for Astrophysical Data

Joseph M. Hilbe et al

Earth History and Palaeogeography

Trond H. Torsvik et al

Equinox Publishing

Academic, Religion & Spirituality, History, Nonfiction

Location - London, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://www.equinoxpub.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Advances in CALL Research and Practice

Michael Thomas & Kasumi Yamazaki

The History of European Jazz

Francesco Martinelli

A Culinary Campaign

Alexis Soyer

University of California Press

Academic, History, Education & Reference, Art, Environmental, Health & Wellbeing, Medical, Politics, Religion & Spirituality, Math & Science, Law, Nonfiction

Location - San Francisco, US

Size - University press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Website - https://www.ucpress.edu/

💥 Hit titles

The Scarcity Plot

Amanda L. Logan

Documenting Death

Adrienne E. Strong

Homegrown Hate

Sara Kamali

Carolina Academic Press

History, Politics, Law, Sports & Outdoors, Academic, Nonfiction

Location - Raleigh, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://cap-press.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Hidden World

Blaise Daniel Staples et al

The World of Classical Myth: Gods and Goddesses, Heroines and Heroes

Danny Staples & Carl A. P. Ruck

Essential Latin for Lawyers

Russ VerSteeg

SAGE Publications

Academic, Medical, Psychology, Law, Diverse Literature, Nonfiction

Location - Los Angeles, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://group.sagepub.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Higher Education

Miriam E. David et al

The Supreme Court Compendium

Lee Epstein et al

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Trans Studies

Abbie E. Goldberg et al

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