Best Literary Fiction Book Publishing Companies in UK

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2021, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Filter for top publishers by genre, location, and more!

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And Other Stories

Literary Fiction, Fiction

Location - London, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Divorce

César Aira

What You Could Have Won

Rachel Genn

Barn 8

Deb Olin Unferth

Severn House

Horror, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Romance, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Horror, Fiction

Part of - Canongate Books > Severn House

Location - London, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Website - http://severnhouse.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

Murder Ink

Betty Hechtman

Best Laid Plans

Gwen Florio

A Choir of Crows

Candace M. Robb

Tilted Axis Press

Literary Fiction, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Fiction

Location - London, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

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

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

Manaschi

Hamid Ismailov

Black Box

Shiori Ito

Strange Beasts of China

Yan Ge

Comma Press

Literary Fiction, Diverse Literature, Fiction, Short Story

Location - Manchester, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Website - https://commapress.co.uk/

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

You Should Come With Me Now

M. John Harrison & Lara Pawson

Thirteen Months of Sunrise

Rania Mamoun

The Well of Trapped Words

Sema Kaygusuz

Galley Beggar Press

Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, LGBTQ+, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - London, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://www.galleybeggar.co.uk/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

A Girl Is A Half-formed Thing

Eimear McBride

Ducks, Newburyport

Lucy Ellmann

Mordew

Alex Pheby

Oldcastle Books

True Crime, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Literary Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Travel, Fiction, Nonfiction

Part of - Oldcastle Books Group > Oldcastle Books

Location - London, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Website - http://oldcastlebooks.co.uk/

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

A Short History of Coffee

Gordon Kerr

A Statue for Jacob

Peter Murphy

UFOs, Aliens, and the Battle for Truth

Neil Nixon

Head of Zeus

Biographies & Memoirs, Mystery & Crime, Romance, Thriller & Suspense, Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Cookbook, Young Adult, Literary Fiction, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's

Location - London, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://headofzeus.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Children of D'Hara

Terry Goodkind

The Three-Body Problem

Liu Cixin

Doppler

Erlend Loe

Bluemoose Books

Literary Fiction, Fiction

Location - Manchester, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://bluemoosebooks.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Sound Mirror

Heidi James

Captain Jesus

Colette Snowden

East Coast Road

Anna Chilvers

Peepal Tree

Literary Fiction, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, African-American, Fiction, Poetry

Location - London, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC, AfricanAmerican

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Madwoman

Shara McCallum

Daylight Come

Diana McCaulay

Modern, Age, &c.

Raymond Ramcharitar

Dead Ink Books

Literary Fiction, Fiction

Location - Liverpool, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Website - https://deadinkbooks.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

Sealed

Naomi Booth

Exit Management

Naomi Booth

Small Rivers

Harry Gallon

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