9 Science Fiction Publishers That Accept Book Manuscripts Without an Agent

Written by Emily Harstone | March 30, 2015

Here are nine publishers of science fiction novels. Many also publish fantasy. Some are genre publishers specializing only in science fiction or fantasy books. Others publish many genres and types of books, science fiction just being one genre among many.

All of the publishers are accept manuscripts without an agent. Some are small companies others are imprints of major publishing houses. They are not listed in any particular order. Not all of them may be currently open to submissions.

All of the publishers are only briefly described on this page, however if you click on the link you will reach our full review of them. The review includes submission information and links to their websites.

1. DAW

DAW is an imprint of Penguin books. They publish science fiction and fantasy books. Read the full review here.

2. BelleBooks/BelleBridge

BelleBooks/BelleBridge is a respected independent publisher. They publish science fiction and fantasy books along with a wide variety of other genres. Read the full review here.

3. Edge

Edge is an established and well respected Canadian publisher of Science Fiction and Fantasy. They have great distribution within Canada, and good distribution within North America. They are open to authors regardless of nationality. To learn more read the full review here.

4. Pen-L Publishing

A small publisher that is generally well regarded and publishes a wide variety of genre fiction including science fiction. To learn more read about them here.

5. Beu-Coup Publishing

A small e-publisher that publishes a wide variety of genres including science fiction. To learn more read the full review here.

6. Baen

Baen is one of the best known publishers of science fiction and fantasy novels. They are very well regarded. To learn more read our full review here.

7. Jupiter Garden Press

A small independent publisher that is open to a wide variety of genre work including science fiction. To learn more read our review here.

8. All Things That Matter Press

A small press that publishes a wide variety of books including science fiction. They publish print and electronic versions of all their books. To learn more read our review here.

9. Solstice Publishing

A large independent e-publisher that publishes a wide variety of genre books including science fiction and fantasy. To learn more read our review.