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Best Health & Wellbeing Book Publishing Companies

Showing 59 publishers that match your search.

Atria Publishing Group

Genres: Urban Fiction, Women's Fiction, Historical Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Literary Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Self-Help, Narrative Nonfiction, Cookbook, Health & Wellbeing, African-American, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Fiction, and Nonfiction

Part of: Simon and Schuster > Atria Publishing Group

Location: New York City, US

Website: https://www.atriabooks.biz/

Diversity: Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Accepts unagented submissions


Mid size

💥 Hit titles
My Sister's Keeper

Jodi Picoult

The Japanese Lover

Isabel Allende

Lethal Agent

Vince Flynn

Turner Publishing

Genres: Self-Help, Business, Young Adult, History, Romance, Mystery & Crime, Cookbook, Health & Wellbeing, Art, Nonfiction, and Fiction

Location: Nashville, US

Website: https://www.turnerpublishing.com/

Accepts unagented submissions


Indie publisher

Small press

💥 Hit titles
The Emperor's Sword

Andrew Klavan

One Stupid Thing

Stewart Lewis

My Mistress' Eyes Are Raven Black

Terry Roberts

Artisan Books

Genres: Cookbook, DIY, Sports & Outdoors, Health & Wellbeing, and Nonfiction

Part of: Workman Publishing > Artisan Books

Location: New York City, US

Website: https://www.artisanbooks.com/

Accepts unagented submissions

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Indie publisher

Small press

💥 Hit titles
Life in the Studio

Frances Palmer

In the Company of Women

Grace Bonney

The Kinfolk Home

Nathan Williams

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MIT Press

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

Location: Cambridge, US

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

Accepts unagented submissions

Yes Book proposals - View guidelines →

Mid size

💥 Hit titles
The Alchemy of Us

Ainissa Ramirez


Juan Enríquez

Critical Thinking

Jonathan Haber

Fair Winds Press

Genres: Cookbook, Health & Wellbeing, Self-Help, Sports & Outdoors, and Nonfiction

Part of: Quarto Group > Fair Winds Press

Location: Boston, US

Website: https://www.quartoknows.com/Fair-Winds-Press

Accepts unagented submissions

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Mid size

💥 Hit titles
The Great Cholesterol Myth

Jonny Bowden et al

The Path of the Witch

Lidia Pradas

Press Here! Ayurvedic Head Massage for Beginners

Hillary Arrieta

Ventura Press

Genres: Literary Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Business, Health & Wellbeing, Diverse Literature, Fiction, and Nonfiction

Location: Sydney, AU

Website: https://www.venturapress.com.au/

Diversity: Diverse Literature

Accepts unagented submissions


Indie publisher

Small press

💥 Hit titles
The Night Letters

Denise Leith

The Cubs Roar

Blanche d'Alpuget

The Women's Circle

Karyn Sepulveda

Murdoch Books

Genres: Cookbook, Health & Wellbeing, Self-Help, and Nonfiction

Part of: Allen & Unwin > Murdoch Books

Location: Sydney, AU

Website: https://www.murdochbooks.com.au/

Accepts unagented submissions

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Indie publisher

Mid size

💥 Hit titles
Zero Waste Gardening

Ben Raskin

Single Pringle

Stacey June


Oliver Keens

Harvest House Publishers

Genres: Christian, Cookbook, Health & Wellbeing, Religion & Spirituality, Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's

Location: Portland, US

Website: https://www.harvesthousepublishers.com/

Accepts unagented submissions


Indie publisher

Small press

💥 Hit titles
Risen Motherhood: Gospen Hope for Everyday

Laura Wifler & Emily Jensen

Israel and the Church

Amir Tsarfati

Jesus Every Day

Mary E. DeMuth

Tilbury House

Genres: Picture Book, Education & Reference, DIY, Health & Wellbeing, Environmental, Diverse Literature, Children's, and Nonfiction

Location: Thomaston, US

Website: https://www.tilburyhouse.com/

Diversity: Diverse Literature

Accepts unagented submissions

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Indie publisher

Small press

💥 Hit titles
Have I Ever Told You Black Lives Matter?

Shani King

Calvin Gets the Last Word

Margo Sorenson

Waiting For a Warbler

Sneed B. Collard III

Text Publishing

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Romance, Fantasy, Health & Wellbeing, Historical Fiction, History, Humor, Self-Help, Politics, Religion & Spirituality, Environmental, Math & Science, Sports & Outdoors, Fiction, Nonfiction, and Short Story

Location: Melbourne, AU

Website: https://www.textpublishing.com.au/

Accepts unagented submissions

Yes Manuscript entries - View guidelines →

Indie publisher

Small press

💥 Hit titles

Georgina Young


Tom Remiger

A Constant Hum

Alice Bishop

What do book publishers do?

Sure, a book publisher prints and sells your book. But what they do behind the scenes encompasses much more than that. Publishers handle the entire publishing process for books, including: 

  • Editing the book, i.e. developmental editing, copy editing, and proofreading; 
  • Designing the book, i.e. book cover design and any necessary interior book design;
  • Promotion and marketing, i.e. writing the book’s blurb, email marketing, setting up media interviews, etc.; and
  • Production and distribution, i.e. formatting and distributing hardback, paperback, and ebook versions of the book to stores, both online and brick-and-mortar. 

Note that the structure of publishing companies may differ, depending on their size. Bigger book publishers may be made up of publishing houses which may, in turn, be made up of imprints — each of which will have its own brand identity in terms of the type of books it publishes. 

However, regardless of a publisher’s size, the scope of their work shouldn’t change. Once you sign with a publisher, they will do everything that it takes to bring your book to market. 

What are the most prominent book publishing companies?

If we define success by sheer sales volume, then we might point towards the "Big 5" presses and educational publishers (who rake in a LOT of money). Over the past few decades, these giant publishing companies have merged with and acquired most of the mid-sized publishers in the industry. However, a few still remain. Here are today's biggest book publishing companies:

  • Penguin Random House (Big 5)
  • Hachette Book Group (Big 5)
  • HarperCollins (Big 5)
  • Macmillan Publishers (Big 5)
  • Simon & Schuster (Big 5)
  • Scholastic Corporation
  • Pearson Education
  • McGraw-Hill Education
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Cengage Learning

Together, these largest publishers dominate the publishing landscape. Countless beloved books come from their imprints, many of which you’ll find in our directory. 

The rest of the publishing landscape is largely made up of small publishers, or independent publishers. Most big publishers don’t directly accept unsolicited submissions without a literary agent — but smaller publishers do, making them a realistic and worthwhile route to publication. 

I have a long list of publishers. What next?

Congratulations! Now take a moment to thoroughly vet every publisher on your longlist. Scams are a dime a dozen in the publishing industry, and you want to make 100% sure that you’re dealing with a legitimate publishing company. Again, we strongly recommend reading this post and Writer Beware to know what red flags to watch out for.

When you’re confident in all of the publishers on your longlist, it’s time for the most nerve-wracking step: submitting your manuscript to them. 

Check out our free resources if you’re feeling daunted by what comes next. Whether you’re learning how to research publishers or how to personalize a submission, we've got you covered.

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