Find the perfect editor for yourย nextย book

1 million authors trust the professionals on Reedsy, come meetย them.

Reedsy Professionals

Best Book Publishing Companies in Chicago

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2022, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Showing 18 publishers.

Chicago Review Press

Middle Grade, Young Adult, African-American, Biographies & Memoirs, DIY, History, Politics, Sports & Outdoors, True Crime, Feminism, Education & Reference, Self-Help, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Children's, Nonfiction

Location - Chicago, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

โ˜‘๏ธ Indie publisher

โ˜‘๏ธ Accepts submissions

๐Ÿ’ฅ Hit titles

Abe & Fido

Matthew Algeo

Absinthe & Flamethrowers

William Gurstelle

The Admiral and the Ambassador

Scott Martelle

Sourcebooks Fire

Young Adult, Fantasy, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Children's, Fiction

Part of - Sourcebooks > Sourcebooks Fire

Location - Chicago, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

โ˜‘๏ธ Indie publisher

โ˜‘๏ธ Accepts submissions

๐Ÿ’ฅ Hit titles

The Bone Witch

Rin Chupeco

The Dark Tide

Alicia Jasinska

It Came From the Sky

Chelsea Sedoti

Third World Press Foundation

Screenplays, Young Adult, African-American, Middle Grade, Education & Reference, History, Politics, Urban Fiction, Academic, Biographies & Memoirs, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Children's

Location - Chicago, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://thirdworldpressfoundation.org/

โ˜‘๏ธ Indie publisher

โ˜‘๏ธ Accepts submissions

๐Ÿ’ฅ Hit titles

Taught by Women

Haki Madhubuti

Harlem Renaissance Redux

Herb Boyd

Aloneness

Gwendolyn Brooks

Moody Publishers

Christian, Religion & Spirituality, Diverse Literature, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's

Location - Chicago, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

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

โ˜‘๏ธ Indie publisher

๐Ÿ’ฅ Hit titles

The Five Love Languages

Gary Chapman

Jack vs. the Tornado

Amanda Cleary Eastep

Prevailing Prayer

Dwight L. Moody

Sourcebooks Casablanca

Romance, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Fiction

Part of - Sourcebooks > Sourcebooks Casablanca

Location - Chicago, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

โ˜‘๏ธ Indie publisher

โ˜‘๏ธ Accepts submissions

๐Ÿ’ฅ Hit titles

Happy Singles Day

Ann Marie Walker

Big Bad Wolf

Suleikha Snyder

An Unexpected Earl

Anna Harrington

Inter-Varsity Press

Christian, Academic, Nonfiction

Location - Chicago, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://ivpbooks.com/

โ˜‘๏ธ Accepts submissions

๐Ÿ’ฅ Hit titles

The Cross of Christ

John Stott

Meeting God

J.I. Packer

The Faithful Creator

Ron Highfield

Featherproof Books

Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - Chicago, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Website - http://www.featherproof.com/

โ˜‘๏ธ Indie publisher

๐Ÿ’ฅ Hit titles

I'm Fine, But You Appear To Be Sinking

Leyna Krow

History In One Act

William M. Arkin

Sunshine on an Open Tomb

Tim Kinsella

ABA Books

Law, Nonfiction

Part of - The American Bar Association > ABA Books

Location - Chicago, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

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

๐Ÿ’ฅ Hit titles

The Federal Information Manual

P. Stephen Gidiere III

Zero Tolerance

Gregory S Chiarello et al

Criminal Law Forms

Kenneth A. Vercammen

Dramatic Publishing Company

Screenplays, Fiction

Location - Chicago, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

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

โ˜‘๏ธ Indie publisher

โ˜‘๏ธ Accepts submissions

๐Ÿ’ฅ Hit titles

The Night Witches

Rachel Bublitz

A Tale of Two Spectators

Peter Manos

Christmas, Virtually

Flip Kobler & Cindy Marcus

Tyndale House

Christian, Nonfiction, Fiction, Children's

Location - Chicago, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

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

โ˜‘๏ธ Indie publisher

๐Ÿ’ฅ Hit titles

Left Behind

Tim LaHaye & Jerry B. Jenkins

A Lineage of Grace: Five Stories of Unlikely Women Who Changed Eternity

Francine Rivers

Your Brain is Always Listening

Daniel Amen

Save publishers to shortlist them

โœ•