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Best Literary Fiction Book Publishing Companies in UK

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2022, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Showing 17 publishers.

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

Holland Park Press

Literary Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Fiction, Novella, Poetry, Short Story, Nonfiction

Location - London, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The White Crucifixion

Michael Dean

Live Show, Drink Included

Vicky Grut

Schurft

Arnold Jansen

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

Fitzcarraldo Editions

Narrative Nonfiction, History, Literary Fiction, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - London, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Website - https://fitzcarraldoeditions.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

Ash Before Oak

Jeremy Cooper

Fifty Sounds

Polly Barton

The Things We've Seen

Agustín Fernández Mallo

Fledgling Press

Literary Fiction, Historical Fiction, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Horror, Mystery & Crime, Romance, Women's Fiction, Action & Adventure, Thriller & Suspense, Fiction, Short Story, Children's

Location - Edinburgh, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Whirligig

Andrew James Greig

When We Get To The Island

Alex Nye

Board

David C. Flanagan

Peirene Press Ltd

Literary Fiction, Fiction, Novella

Location - London, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

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

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

Faces On The Tip Of My Tongue

Emmanuelle Pagano

Yesterday

Juan Emar

Snow, Dog, Foot

Claudio Morandini

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

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