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July 19, 2018

Black Opal Books: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

They accept all romance genres, including paranormal and erotic, they also publish YA, Women’s Fiction, Chick Lit, Historicals, Mysteries, and Thrillers.  They also occasionally publish non-fiction. They are a small print on demand and eBook publisher. They do not have great sales records, but have been doing this for a while. They often work with…

June 18, 2018

Pelican Publishing Company: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Pelican Publishing Company is a publisher based out of New Orleans. They have been around for the a long time and they published William Faulkner’s first trade paperback book. They have a back list of over 2,500 titles. They publish between 40 and 70 new titles yearly. They focus on publishing art/architecture books, cooking/cookbooks, motivational,…

May 18, 2017

The Quarto Publishing Group: Now Accepting Book Proposals

The Quarto Publishing Group is an international publishing house known for its illustrated books. They publish most of their work through a number of niche imprints each with their own focus. All of their US imprints are distributed by Hachette. Their imprints are all nonfiction. They publish a lot of cookbooks and gift books. They…

September 3, 2015

Osprey Publishing: Book Manuscript Submission Guidelines

Osprey Publishing is a company that focuses on a niche market and has good distribution. I have seen and purchased a number of their books in brick and mortar bookstores. Osprey publishes non-fiction books, focusing on military history. They also produce historical themed military adventure games. They are currently only accepting unsolicited proposals for manuscripts…

December 11, 2014

Barricade Books: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Update: As of OCTOBER 2017 they are no longer in business.

September 17, 2014

Fireship Press: Open To Submissions

Fireship Press is a small press that focuses on publishing books with a nautical theme, historical fiction, and history books. Fireship press publishes about 15 books a year. Most have well chosen, genre appropriate covers.  The website is fairly easy to navigate. They are open to submissions from authors without an agent or previous experience….

September 4, 2014

Seven Stories Press: Open To Book Submissions

Seven Stories Press is an independent publisher that has been around for twenty years. They have published a number of highly respected books. Their books are distributed by Random House. They take their name from the seven authors whose work has influenced and impacted Seven Stories Press the most. Those authors are Octavia Butler,  Nelson…

July 2, 2014

Oneworld Publishing: Accepting Book Proposals

Updated July 6th 2016 Oneworld Publishing is an independent print publisher. They were founded in 1986 by husband and wife team Juliet Mabey and Novin Doostdar, at the time they only published non-fiction. Now they publish over 100 books a year. They still publish non-fiction, but they also publish literary fiction.  Their books are widely…

June 12, 2014

Arcadia Publishing: Open to Book Proposals

Updated July 10th, 2018: Arcadia has on record contacted an author rejecting their manuscript but offering to publish it through their vanity imprint. This is not ethical behavior and I am no longer recommending them as a publisher. Arcadia Publishing is an unusual kind of publishing company. In fact, the first thing that flashed through…

April 30, 2014

Endeavor Media: Open to Queries

UPDATED February 2018 Endeavor Press was an e-book publisher based out of the UK. They claimed to be the largest e-book publisher in the UK. Although it is hard to determine if that precise statement is true, they have published a fair number of books. They have been around since 2010, and one of their early…

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