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Best Book Publishing Companies in Philadelphia

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2023, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Showing 14 publishers.

Autumn House Press

Literary Fiction, History, Biographies & Memoirs, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry

Location - Philadelphia, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries & contests - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

No One Leaves the World Unhurt

John Foy

American Home

Sean Cho A.

speculation, n.

Shayla Lawz

Quirk Books

DIY, Cookbook, History, Horror, Humor, Mystery & Crime, Politics, Sports & Outdoors, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Young Adult, Middle Grade, True Crime, Comics & Graphic Novels, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Fiction, Children's, Nonfiction, Poetry, Novella

Location - Philadelphia, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Queries & manuscript entries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Seth Grahame-Smith

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Ransom Riggs

Geekerella

Ashley Poston

Ascension Press

Catholic, Nonfiction

Location - Philadelphia, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Audiobooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://ascensionpress.com/

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Pocket Guide to Adoration

Josh Johnson

The Catechist's Field Guide to Confirmation

Colin MacIver

Pray, Decide, and Don't Worry

Bobby Angel & Jackie Angel

McGraw Hill Education

Education & Reference, Medical, Math & Science, Law, Diverse Literature, Nonfiction

Location - Philadelphia, US

Size - Largest

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Window on Humanity

Conrad Phillip Kottak

The Unfinished Nation

Alan Brinkley

Practical Business Math Procedures

Jeffrey Slater & Sharon Wittry

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Education & Reference, Math & Science, Academic, Nonfiction

Location - Philadelphia, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Nonnegative Matrix Factorization

Nicolas Gillis

Harmonic Analysis and Applications

John Benedetto

Data Clustering: Theory, Algorithms, and Applications, Second Edition

Guojun Gan et al

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Medical, Psychology, Health & Wellbeing, Comics & Graphic Novels, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Nonfiction, Children's

Location - Philadelphia, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://intl.jkp.com/usa/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

How To Be Ace

Rebecca Burgess

Understanding and Supporting Children with Literacy Difficulties

Valerie Muter

Challenging Perfectionism

Dawn Starley

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

Plays Inverse Press

Screenplays, Fiction

Location - Philadelphia, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

A Failed Performance

Daniil Kharms

Your Healing Is Killing Me

Virginia Grise

Medea

Catherine Theis

F.A. Davis

Medical, Nonfiction

Location - Philadelphia, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books

Website - https://www.fadavis.com

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

Michlovitz's Modalities for Therapeutic Intervention

James W. Bellew et al

Communication & Ethics for Bodywork Practitioners

Patricia Holland & Sandra Anderson

Understanding Anatomy & Physiology: A Visual, Auditory, Interactive Approach

Gale Sloan Thompson

The Jewish Publication Society

Jewish Literature, Biographies & Memoirs, History, Education & Reference, Nonfiction, Children's

Location - Philadelphia, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://jps.org/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Thinking About Good and Evil

Wayne Allen

The Book of Tradition

Abraham Ibn Daud

A New Hasidism: Roots

Arthur Green & Ariel Evan Mayse

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