Best Young Adult Book Publishing Companies

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2022, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Filter for top publishers by genre, location, and more!

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Versify

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Diverse Literature, Children's, Poetry

Part of - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt > Versify

Location - Boston, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://www.hmhbooks.com/imprints/versify

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Anya and the Nightingale

Sofiya Pasternack

The Year I Flew Away

Marie Arnold

Emmy in the Key of Code

Aimee Lucido

Mythos and Ink

Science Fiction, Fantasy, Feminism, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Religion & Spirituality, Comics & Graphic Novels, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's

Location - Toronto, CA

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Under the Lesser Moon

Shelly Campbell

Super Sick

Allison Alexander

Thy Geekdom Come

Casey L. Covel

Polis Books

Mystery & Crime, Literary Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Young Adult, Women's Fiction, True Crime, Humor, Fiction

Location - New York City, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Ninja Daughter

Tori Eldridge

At the End of the World, Turn Left

Zhanna Slor

The Lakehouse

Joe Clifford

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

Sky Pony Press

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Children's

Part of - Skyhorse Publishing > Sky Pony Press

Location - New York City, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Queries & manuscript entries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Hacks for Minecrafters

Megan Miller

My Fairy Godmother Is a Drag Queen

David Clawson

The Next Together

Lauren James

Odyssey Books

Action & Adventure, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Horror, Biographies & Memoirs, Mystery & Crime, Romance, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Urban Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Christian, Cookbook, Young Adult, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's

Location - Paraparaumu, NZ

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - http://www.odysseybooks.com.au/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Court of the Grandchildren

Greg Finlayson & Michael Muntisov

Esme's Gift

Elizabeth Foster

Bernice Takes a Plunge

Ann Harth

Luna Press Publishing

Science Fiction, Fantasy, Young Adult, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Fiction, Short Story, Children's

Location - Edinburgh, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

One Cog Turning

Anthony Laken

The Forever Man

Allen Stroud

Steampunk Writers Around the World

Josué Ramos et al

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

Entangled Teen

Young Adult, Romance, Children's, Fiction, Novella

Part of - Entangled Publishing > Entangled Teen

Location - Denver, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

Website - https://entangledpublishing.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Eyes on Me

Rachel Harris

Love Spells and Other Disasters

Angie Barrett

Dating Makes Perfect

Pintip Dunn

Pelican Publishing Company

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, History, Biographies & Memoirs, Cookbook, Architecture, Humor, Sports & Outdoors, Children's, Nonfiction

Part of - Arcadia Publishing > Pelican Publishing Company

Location - New Orleans, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://www.arcadiapublishing.com/imprints/pelican-publishing

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Cicada's Song

Ariane O'Pry Trammell

We Really, Really Want a Dog!

Susan Holt Kralovansky

Who Dat Baby?

Allison Dugas Behan

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