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Best Literary Fiction Book Publishing Companies

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2022, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Showing 105 publishers.

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

Bloomsbury 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, Comics & Graphic Novels, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's, Poetry, Short Story

Location - Sydney, AU

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

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

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

As Far as You'll Take Me

Phil Stamper

The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

Stuart Turton

The Shape of Darkness

Laura Purcell

Niyogi Books

Comics & Graphic Novels, Art, Photography, Travel, Architecture, Self-Help, Biographies & Memoirs, History, Politics, Historical Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Mystery & Crime, Literary Fiction, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - New Delhi, IN

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://www.niyogibooksindia.com/books

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

A Day in the Life of Mangal Taram

Anita Agnihotri

A Plate of White Marble

Bani Basu

A Fistful of Mustard Seeds

E. Santhosh Kumar

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/

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

A Short History of Coffee

Gordon Kerr

A Statue for Jacob

Peter Murphy

UFOs, Aliens, and the Battle for Truth

Neil Nixon

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

Penguin Random House India

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 - New Delhi, IN

Size - Largest

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Website - https://penguin.co.in/

💥 Hit titles

Azadi

Arundhati Roy

In an Antique Land

Amitav Ghosh

Sach Kahun Toh

Neena Gupta

Forest Avenue Press

Literary Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - Portland, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Queen of Spades

Alexander Pushkin

Parts Per Million

Julia Stoops

A Girl Called Rumi

Ari Honarvar

Strangers Press

Literary Fiction, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Fiction

Location - Norwich, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Website - https://www.strangers.press/

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

Bergje

Bregje Hofstede

Reconstruction

Karin Amatmoekrim

Demons

Kang Hwa-gil

Noemi Press

Literary Fiction, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, African-American, Fiction, Poetry, Short Story

Location - Richmond, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC, AfricanAmerican

Submission format - Contests - Submit here

Website - http://www.noemipress.org/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Her 37th Year, an Index

Suzanne Scanlon

Salton Sea

George McCormick

The Lucky Ones Get To Be People

Rachel Haley Himmelheber

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/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Ghost of the Past

Mark Mitten

Happiness is in the Kitchen

Giulio Alberoni

Capital Murder

Chris Papst

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