Best Literary Fiction Book Publishing Companies

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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Schocken

Jewish Literature, Literary Fiction, Politics, History, Fiction, Nonfiction

Part of - Penguin Random House > Knopf Doubleday > Schocken

Location - New York City, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Website - http://knopfdoubleday.com/imprint/schocken/

πŸ’₯ Hit titles

The Slaughterman's Daughter

Yaniv Iczkovits

To the Edge of Sorrow

Aharon Appelfeld

Thinking Without a Bannister

Hannah Arendt

Stairway Press

Math & Science, Science Fiction, Politics, Thriller & Suspense, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Self-Help, Environmental, Biographies & Memoirs, Fantasy, Fiction, Nonfiction, Short Story

Location - Phoenix, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Website - https://stairwaypress.com

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

In Global Warming We Trust: Too Big to Fail

Anthony Sadar

Failure To Fracture

Anthony Garone

Cyberwarfare

Larry Bell

Unnamed Press

Biographies & Memoirs, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, History, Diverse Literature, Fiction, Nonfiction, Short Story

Location - Los Angeles, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Manuscript entries & queries - Submit here

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

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

The Border of Paradise

EsmΓ© Weijun Wang

The Confession of Copeland Cane

Keenan Norris

A Certain Hunger

Chelsea G. Summers

Simon & Schuster

Biographies & Memoirs, Literary Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, History, Politics, Romance, Young Adult, Sports & Outdoors, Nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry, Short Story, Novella, Children's

Location - New York City, US

Size - Largest

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

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

πŸ’₯ Hit titles

Beautiful Things

Hunter Biden

Home Body

Rupi Kaur

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Stephen R Covey

Feminist Press

Biographies & Memoirs, History, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Politics, Women's Fiction, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Short Story

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

Training School for Negro Girls

Camille Acker

Though I Get Home

YZ Chin

The Living Is Easy

Dorothy West

Verso Books

Literary Fiction, Environmental, History, Art, Politics, Diverse Literature, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - New York City, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

Females: A Concern

Andrea Long Chu

Betraying Big Brother

Leta Hong Fincher

Silicon Values

Jillian York

Zubaan

Literary Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Politics, Fiction, Nonfiction, Short Story

Location - New Delhi, IN

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://zubaanbooks.com/shop/

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

Intimate City

Manjima Bhattacharjya

The Inheritance of Words

Mamang Dai

Name Place Animal Thing

Daribha Lyndem

Milkweed Editions

Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Diverse Literature, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry

Location - Minneapolis, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Contests - Submit here

Website - https://milkweed.org/

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

Braiding Sweetgrass

Robin Wall Kimmerer

World of Wonders

Aimee Nezhukumatathil

The Milk Hours

John James

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/

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

A Short History of Coffee

Gordon Kerr

A Statue for Jacob

Peter Murphy

UFOs, Aliens, and the Battle for Truth

Neil Nixon

Sunbury Press Books

Self-Help, History, Biographies & Memoirs, Historical Fiction, Horror, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Art, Sports & Outdoors, Politics, Religion & Spirituality, Action & Adventure, Fantasy, Literary Fiction, Science Fiction, Education & Reference, Nonfiction, Fiction

Location - Philadelphia, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

Ghost of the Past

Mark Mitten

Happiness is in the Kitchen

Giulio Alberoni

Capital Murder

Chris Papst

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