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A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2023, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Showing 43 publishers.

University of Illinois Press

African-American, Jewish Literature, Architecture, Art, Business, Environmental, History, Humor, Law, Math & Science, Photography, Religion & Spirituality, Sports & Outdoors, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Nonfiction

Location - Chicago, US

Size - University press

Formats - , Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://www.press.uillinois.edu

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Revolt of the Black Athlete

Harry Edwards

Illegal

José Ángel N

Dockworker Power

Peter Cole

Medina Publishing

Islam, Biographies & Memoirs, Photography, Politics, Humor, Travel, Sports & Outdoors, Nonfiction

Location - London, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://medinapublishing.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

A Matter of Luck

James M. Killeen

A Dark and Stormy Night

Tom Stacey

Blue Jackal and Other Tales From Islamic Lands

Frances Gillespie

Albert Whitman & Company

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Fantasy, Art, History, Historical Fiction, Environmental, Math & Science, Action & Adventure, Humor, Science Fiction, Diverse Literature, Children's, Fiction, Nonfiction, Novella

Location - Chicago, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Manuscript entries & book proposals - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Boxcar Children

Gertrude Chandler Warner

Dust of Eden

Mariko Nagai

We Want to Go to School!

Maryann Cocca-Leffler & Janine Leffler

Pan Macmillan Australia

Literary Fiction, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, Education & Reference, Biographies & Memoirs, Horror, Action & Adventure, Self-Help, Historical Fiction, Sports & Outdoors, Mystery & Crime, History, Business, Travel, Women's Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Architecture, Art, Cookbook, Humor, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's, Poetry, Short Story

Location - Sydney, AU

Size - Largest

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Website - https://www.panmacmillan.com.au/

💥 Hit titles

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

Mark Manson

Circus of Wonders

Elizabeth Macneal

The Evening and the Morning

Ken Follett

Pride Publishing

LGBTQ+, Horror, Science Fiction, Action & Adventure, Humor, Mystery & Crime, Historical Fiction, Diverse Literature, Fiction

Part of - Totally Entwined > Pride Publishing

Location - Los Angeles, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Queries & manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://www.pride-publishing.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Rattling Chains

T. Strange

Splinters of the Heart

Alyssa Rabil

Electra Rex

April C. Griffith

Bywater Books

LGBTQ+, Romance, Young Adult, Women's Fiction, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Humor, Biographies & Memoirs, Science Fiction, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - Detroit, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Manuscript entries & book proposals - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

96 Hours

Georgia Beers

Beowulf for Cretins

Ann McMan

Compass Rose

Anna Burke

Pantera Press

Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Mystery & Crime, Horror, Women's Fiction, Romance, Action & Adventure, Humor, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - Sydney, AU

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://www.panterapress.com.au/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Lead the Way

Jean Hinchliffe

Collisions: Fictions of the Future

Leah Jing McIntosh

Darkness Is Golden

Mary Hoang

Citadel Press

Biographies & Memoirs, Business, Cookbook, DIY, Education & Reference, Health & Wellbeing, History, Humor, Medical, Environmental, Photography, Religion & Spirituality, Math & Science, Self-Help, Sports & Outdoors, Travel, True Crime, Technology, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Nonfiction

Part of - Kensington Publishing > Citadel Press

Location - New York City, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Diana Ross: a Biography

Randy Taraborrelli

The Bilderberg Conspiracy: Inside the World's Most Powerful Secret Society

H. Paul Jeffers

She's Gone Bridal!

Liz Razin

Heritage House

Art, Photography, Biographies & Memoirs, History, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Math & Science, Travel, Sports & Outdoors, True Crime, Humor, Nonfiction, Children's

Part of - Heritage Group > Heritage House

Location - Vancouver, CA

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://www.heritagehouse.ca/

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Railways Nation: Tales of Canadian Pacific

David Laurence Jones

Scallywag on the Salish Sea

Sara Cassidy

Wagon Road North

Art Downs

University of Georgia Press

Academic, African-American, Education & Reference, Art, Architecture, Biographies & Memoirs, DIY, Health & Wellbeing, Sports & Outdoors, Humor, History, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Law, Medical, True Crime, Travel, Religion & Spirituality, Self-Help, Photography, Business, Law, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Nonfiction, Poetry, Children's

Location - Atlanta, US

Size - University press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://ugapress.org/

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Battleground

Celeste-Marie Bernier

Public Religions in the Future World

David Morris

An OutKast Reader

Regina Bradley

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