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Best Horror Book Publishing Companies

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2022, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Showing 49 publishers.

Macmillan Publishers

Literary Fiction, Romance, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Biographies & Memoirs, Politics, Cookbook, Self-Help, Picture Book, Nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry, Short Story, Novella, Children's

Location - New York City, US

Size - Largest

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Website - https://macmillan.com/

💥 Hit titles

What Happened to You?

Oprah Winfrey & Bruce D. Perry

Aquarium

Yaara Shehori

Me

Elton John

Tor/Forge

Fantasy, Science Fiction, Horror, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Historical Fiction, Westerns, Fiction

Part of - Macmillan > Tor/Forge

Location - New York City, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - , Physical Books, Audiobooks, Ebooks

Website - https://www.torforgeblog.com

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Mistborn

Brandon Sanderson

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

Susanna Clarke

Wheel of Time

Robert Jordan

Talos Press

Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Comics & Graphic Novels, Fiction

Part of - Skyhorse Publishing > Talos Press

Location - New York City, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://www.skyhorsepublishing.com/talos-press/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Godblind

Anna Stephens

The Caledonian Gambit

Dan Moren

Herokiller

Paul Tassi

Montag Press

Fantasy, Science Fiction, Horror, Historical Fiction, Fiction, Short Story

Location - San Francisco, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

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

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

5 Clones

Edward Bonilla

Anarchy and Other Lies

Jesse McKinnell

M Against M

Declan Tan

Dzanc Books

Literary Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Narrative Nonfiction, Horror, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Diverse Literature, Fiction, Nonfiction, Short Story

Location - Raleigh, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Contests - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

We Five

Mark Dunn

Gun Needle Spoon

Patrick O'Neil

In the Event of Contact

Ethel Rohan

Inkyard Press

BIPOC, Diverse Literature, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Young Adult

Part of - HarperCollins > Harlequin > Inkyard Press

Location - Toronto, CA

Size - Small press

Formats - , Physical Books, Audiobooks, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://www.harlequintradepublishing.com/shop/brand/inkyard-press.html

💥 Hit titles

Counting Down with You

Tashie Bhuiyan

The Keeper of Night

Kylie Lee Baker

Shadow of the Fox

Julie Kagawa

Polis Books

Mystery & Crime, Literary Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Young Adult, Women's Fiction, True Crime, Humor, Fiction

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Ninja Daughter

Tori Eldridge

At the End of the World, Turn Left

Zhanna Slor

The Lakehouse

Joe Clifford

Speaking Volumes

Science Fiction, Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Horror, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Westerns, Romance, Fiction

Part of - Zenerji Media Group > Speaking Volumes

Location - Naples, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - http://www.speakingvolumes.us/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Signal Thirty-Two

MacKinlay Kantor

Wicked Secrets

Justine Davis

The Ex

John Lutz

Dark Regions Press

Horror, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Fiction

Location - Portland, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Website - https://darkregions.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

Dreams From the Witch House

Lynne Jamneck

Christmas Horror

John Skipp et al

Return of the Old Ones

Brian M. Sammons

Journalstone

Horror, Fiction

Location - Chicago, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://journalstone.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

A Still and Awful Red

Michael Howarth

Blue Hell

Greg Gifune & Sandy DeLuca

The Circle

Bentley Little

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