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Best Short Story Book Publishing Companies

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2023, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Showing 58 publishers.

Atmosphere Press

Academic, Action & Adventure, African-American, Architecture, Art, Biographies & Memoirs, BIPOC, Business, Catholic, Children's, Christian, Cookbook, Diverse Literature, Economics, Education & Reference, Environmental, Fantasy, Feminism, Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Historical Fiction, History, Horror, Humor, Islam, Jewish Literature, Law, LGBTQ+, Literary Fiction, Math & Science, Medical, Middle Grade, Mystery & Crime, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction, Novella, Photography, Picture Book, Poetry, Politics, Psychology, Religion & Spirituality, Romance, Science Fiction, Screenplays, Self-Help, Short Story, Sports & Outdoors, Technology, Thriller & Suspense, Travel, True Crime, Urban Fiction, Westerns, Women's Fiction, Young Adult

Location - Houston, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - , Physical Books, Audiobooks, Ebooks

Submission format - Online submission - Submit here

Website - https://atmospherepress.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

And the Stars Kept Watch

Peter Friedrichs

Sunflowers Beneath the Snow

Teri M. Brown

Bello the Cello

Dennis Mathew

Juggernaut Publishing

Romance, Thriller & Suspense, Mystery & Crime, Health & Wellbeing, Self-Help, Fantasy, Biographies & Memoirs, Literary Fiction, Fiction, Nonfiction, Short Story

Location - New Delhi, IN

Size - Small press

Formats - Ebooks

Submission format - Book proposals & queries - Submit here

Website - https://www.juggernaut.in

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

How India Sees the World

Shyam Saran

Sweet Dreams

Sunny Leone

The Burning Forest

Nandini Sundar

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

Speaking Tiger

Romance, Thriller & Suspense, Mystery & Crime, Business, Politics, Travel, Religion & Spirituality, Fantasy, Biographies & Memoirs, Literary Fiction, Fiction, Nonfiction, Novella, Short Story, Poetry

Location - New Delhi, IN

Size - Small press

Formats - , Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Battlefield

Vishram Bedekar

A Village Dies

Ivan Arthur

Murder in Shimla

Bulbul Sharma

Press 53

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

Location - Raleigh, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Contests - Submit here

Website - https://www.press53.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Anything That Happens

Cheryl Wilder

I Will Shout Your Name

John Matthew Fox

The Origin of Doubt

Nathan Alling Long

Interlude Press

Historical Fiction, Romance, Literary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Young Adult, LGBTQ+, Diverse Literature, Fiction, Short Story

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Manuscript entries & book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://interludepress.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Not Your Sidekick

C.B. Lee

The King and the Criminal

Charlotte Ashe

Black Dust

Lynn Charles

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/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Intimate City

Manjima Bhattacharjya

The Inheritance of Words

Mamang Dai

Name Place Animal Thing

Daribha Lyndem

Holland Park Press

Literary Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Fiction, Novella, Poetry, Short Story, Nonfiction

Location - London, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The White Crucifixion

Michael Dean

Live Show, Drink Included

Vicky Grut

Schurft

Arnold Jansen

Pan Macmillan 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 - http://www.panmacmillan.co.in/

💥 Hit titles

An Unfinished Revolution

Kishalay Bhattacharjee

My Father Drank My Lover and Other Stories

Ashok Banker

The CEO Who Lost His Head

Aditya Sinha

City Lights Publishers

Biographies & Memoirs, Literary Fiction, LGBTQ+, Politics, Women's Fiction, Travel, African-American, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Short Story

Location - San Francisco, US

Size - Small press

Formats - , Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Manuscript entries -

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

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

Howl and Other Poems

Allen Ginsberg

Dispatches from the Race War

Tim Wise

Danger and Beauty

Jessica Hagedorn

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