Small Publishers Listing – This is a listing of Small Publishers who stated on their website that they were considering submissions as of the time of our last visit. This is not a list of recommendations. Information regarding submissions to these websites is being largely quoted in the listing here to improve accuracy. You should visit the publishers sites using the links provided and personally determine their suitability to your needs. Updated October 31, 2016.
Genre: On our list you’ll find a broad range of non-fiction topics
Submissions: Adams Media is always looking for great book proposals! We accept submissions directly from authors (including first time authors) and also from literary agents.
Genre: commercial fiction, literary fiction, and memoirs
Submissions: We are not accepting: poetry, erotica, short stories, novellas, nonfiction works, or any work that has been previously self-published.
Genre: General Trade, some scholarly market – we are not accepting submissions for new poetry, fiction, or self-help books
Submissions: If you would like Beacon Press to consider your work, first familiarize yourself with our mission statement and our publications.
Genre: regional nonfiction with an emphasis on history, travel, cookbooks, folklore, and biography.
Submissions: publishes five to 10 new books each year . . Fiction submitted to us should have some connection to the Southeast.
Genre: books for children
Submissions: review our online catalog . . . before you submit your work.
Genre: nonfiction and fiction – African American interest, autobiography/biography, DIY, film, food and drink (not cookbooks), history, music, parenting, politics (More)
Submissions: interested in publishing high-quality books that will sell year after year.
Genre: Counterpoint publishes literary fiction and nonfiction, including history, memoir, literary biography, religion and philosophy, and natural history. Browse their website before submitting.
Submissions: Fiction manuscripts for Counterpoint may be submitted only through a recognized literary agency – cannot accept submissions of poetry manuscripts
Genre: Fiction and non-fiction (Many genres)
Submissions: Book proposals are submitted to us by email. Check their website. Diversion Books is a full-service publishing company.
Genre: prose work that reveals a unique and original perspective on the American Midwest
Submissions: We prefer to have interested writers contact us first, by mail, to describe the work they have created.
Genre: We publish literary fiction, top end contemporary fiction and memoir. Non-fiction that is relevant to women’s lives (More)
Submissions: looking for beautifully written manuscripts which are relevant to women’s lives
Genre: willing to review submissions of any genre
Submissions: Our interest is in discovering novelists who have the talent to write exceptional fiction.
Genre: open to submissions for . . . Sports, Outdoors, Adventure and Travel, Health and Fitness (MORE)
Submissions: Before submitting a proposal, we suggest you click around our site and take a look at the kinds of books we’ve published.