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Best Academic Book Publishing Companies

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2023, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Showing 35 publishers.

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

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

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

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

Oxford University Press

Education & Reference, Academic, Math & Science, History, Politics, Art, Architecture, Literary Fiction, Medical, Law, Nonfiction, Fiction

Location - Oxford, GB

Size - Largest

Formats - , Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://global.oup.com/?cc=us

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Perfect Fit

Naomi Jones

Tsunami

James Goff & Walter Dudley

Principles of Cost Accounting

Johan Hefer

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

Westminster John Knox Press

Christian, Academic, Religion & Spirituality, Nonfiction

Location - Louisville, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Witness of Religion in an Age of Fear

Michael Kinnamon

Desmond Tutu

Michael Battle

God's Coming to Visit!

Franz Heubner

New Jewish Press

Jewish Literature, Academic, History, Religion & Spirituality, Nonfiction

Part of - University of Toronto Press > New Jewish Press

Location - Toronto, CA

Size - University press

Formats - Physical Books

Website - https://utorontopress.com/us/new-jewish-press

💥 Hit titles

Connected Capitalism

David Weitzner

Revolutionary Visions

Stephanie M. Pridgeon

The A–Z of Intermarriage

Denise Handlarski

Federation Press

Academic, Law, Nonfiction

Location - Sydney, AU

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://www.federationpress.com.au/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Environmental and Planning Law in New South Wales

Rosemary Lyster et al

Treaty-Making

George WIlliams & Harry Hobbs

Criminal Laws Northern Territory

Stephen Gray et al

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