Science fiction and fantasy are two of the great literary genres, and the market for sci fi and fantasy is huge. Jan 01, 2015 the kate daniels series is another urban fantasy series ive discovered in the last few months that i burned through in just a couple days. In adult fiction, genres in which sales of print books have been damaged the most by ebooks continued to show erosion in 2015, as the fantasy. The hot and cold book categories of 2015 publishers weekly.
Getting published in the fantasy genre mythic scribes. Ace books is a publisher of science fiction and fantasy books founded in new york city in 1952 by aaron a. Science fiction and fantasy book sales have doubled since 2010. Annotated list of publishers of science fiction, speculative fiction and fantasy books. This years edition of the concierge is dedicated to the memory of longtime npr book critic alan cheuse produced by nicole cohen, rose friedman, petra mayer and beth novey designed by annette elizabeth allen, david eads, becky lettenberger and wes lindamood published dec. Apr 11, 2018 the 50 best fantasy books of the 21st century so far. So that means these agents are fantasy generalists. Dixon, the sort of dark mage by nelson chereta, broken p. Best sffantasyhorror books, the book of dragons, edited by jonathan strahan, the mother code, carole stivers, network effect martha wells, the only good indians, stephen graham jones, or what you will, jo walton. A signed edition limited to 100 copies is also available. Best sffantasyhorror books, the book of dragons, edited by jonathan strahan, the mother code, carole stivers, network effect martha wells, the only.
The book contains 148 original fantasy paintings from 127 artists and illustrators from all over the world. It began as a genre publisher of mysteries and westerns, and soon branched out into other genres, publishing its first science fiction sf title in 1953. Be sure to check out our featured publisher as well. In a nearfuture london, millie dack places her hand on her belly to feel her baby kick, resolute in her decision to be a single parent. Grade, and picture books in 2015 from an exciting lineup of debut authors. It primarily publishes science fiction and fantasy titles. Middle grade, and picture books in 2015 from an exciting lineup of debut authors. From international bestsellers to debut fiction and awardwinning novels, 47north offers books across a wide array of speculative genres. Best books of 2015 publishers weekly sffantasyhorror. The titans of fantasy dark fantasy horror publishers.
In publishing, as with all businesses, it is brand. Located in washington, they have targeted a niche audience long ignored by publishers and companies all over the world. If youve written a sci fi or fantasy novel and want to get it published, this list of sci fi and fantasy publishers will help. Can you provide us with a summary of your journey leading up to your book acquisition. Some gave personal notes about their tastes while some did not. Everyone in this novel is a dragon and now you can read it for free. H ere are six science fiction and fantasy publishers that dont require an agent. Publishers weeklys annual fantasyscience fiction print sales numbers. The top 20 publishers for new authors authors publish magazine. Inspired by the regal architecture of the city of sky, and designed by our very own lauren panepinto, the new design for the trilogy is sure to look gorgeous next to all your other february 14, 2020.
They also exclude ebooks, which clearly accounts for a good chunk of the sff market. Atomic drop press publishes smart, funny, offbeat fiction and nonfiction. Tck publishing is a fullservice traditional book publisher, and we can get your fantasy novel professionally published and distributed internationally in ebook, paperback, and audiobook formats. Publishers weeklys annual fantasyscience fiction print sales. Booktrackr highlights the books youve read, your favorites, what youre reading now and what you want to read next. Fortunately, most publishers of fantasy, including the major houses in the united states, accept unsolicited manuscripts. Book publishers taking submissions, childrens book publishers. Jemisins inheritance trilogy books are getting a beautiful new repackage. Best science fiction and fantasy books of 2015 the. And to repeat, this list is specifically for adult fantasy not for teen. An anthology of lovecraft inspired horror unsigned trade paperback. Our focus is on science fiction and fantasy and anthropological fiction stories should be between 1,500 and 3,000 words.
Revenue from the top 10 publishers combined accounted for 54% of all revenue generated by the 57 companies on the list, up from 53% in 20. This is a terrific reference book for any fantasy or comic book artist with 304 pages. Fantasy and science fiction publishers who accept unsolicited. In the late 80s and early 90s, when roleplaying games where emerging in literature, the high fantasy series of books were made available by the second largest roleplaying publisher in the world. I tried to only includes agents on here that ruled out no type of fantasy. Please select a country afghanistan albania algeria american samoa andorra angola anguilla antarctica antigua and barbuda argentina armenia aruba australia austria azerbaijan. There are multiple fantasy publishers who will consider your work for publication, no agent required. Baen books is a longtime publisher of science fiction and fantasy works, releasing titles in hard copy and electronic format. In addition to publishing emerging authors, baen republishes older science fiction in collections and omnibus editions, such as the works of the 1960s authors christopher anvil and others.
Occasionally, theyll publish ya speculative fiction. Click the link and scroll down for upcoming anthology themes and reading periods. The original high fantasy role playing game was written in the 70s. Dec 08, 2015 nprs book concierge our guide to 2015s great reads. The wwend database contains over 650 publishers for you to peruse. Subscribers to the ebook club get a free scififantasy book at least once a month lately its been. The 51 best fantasy series ever written whether youre a swords and sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, theres. A tale told in ten blocks, jason reynolds, the lost girl, anne ursu, my jasper june,laurel snyde. According to a 2015 survey from authors guild, the writingrelated income. Orbit is very pleased to present these updated covers. Finding a home for your science fiction or fantasy novel can be difficult, especially. Jan 16, 2019 over the years, the book industry has remained a massive, greatly influential global consumer market. Tck publishing is a fullservice independent publisher, and we love publishing fantasy novels. The best science fiction and fantasy books of 2015.
I didnt go the agent route with flank hawk, and i currently have a science fiction novel that has run the slush pile gauntlet at a major publisher and is on the desk of. Amazon publishing, apub, 47 north, science fiction, fantasy, horror. Q welcome to fantasy book critic geoff and many, many congratulations on your signing with solaris books. Mar 08, 2016 h ere are six science fiction and fantasy publishers that dont require an agent. Entangled publishing teen crave theyre looking for science fiction, fantasy, dystopian, and steampunk romances, 45,000 60,000 words, with main characters who are 16 to 18 years old.
They publish both science fiction and fantasy novels of 75,000 100,000. We are looking for submissions to our quarterly themed anthologies. Below is a list of the top sffh publishers, the large and the small, who have made it possible for us to enjoy all those science fiction fantasy and horror awardwinning authors. Fantasy as a genre can be very difficult to define but is usually said to encompass stories set in an alternative reality based on imagined fantastical elements like magic or the supernatural. The very best science fiction and fantasy books of 2015. Luna press publishing is an awardwinning independent uk press, founded in 2015 by author francesca t. The 50 best fantasy books of the 21st century so far paste. See how booktrackr lets you customize wwend to reflect your reading history. Baen is a publisher of science fiction and fantasy novels. Mar 04, 2014 baen was one of the first publishers to use the internet as a means of spreading the word about a book or author. Science fiction and fantasy book publishers book publishing. Starting in 1965, coach house books first prints were of the canadian flag, then gradually moved on to other things such as poetry.
Ace books is a publisher of science fiction and fantasy books founded in new york city in 1952. Oct 22, 2015 all the agents listed personally confirmed to me as of october 2015 that they are actively seeking fantasy submissions now. Rowlings harry potter series ushering in an era of both publishers willing to take a chance on. Best middle grade books, all the greys on greene street, laura tucker, dream within a dream, patricia maclachlan,the line tender, kate allen, look both ways. They have previously published book many, many bestselling authors such as patrick rothfuss, brandon sanderson, ben aaronovitch, stephen donaldson, charlaine harris, joe abercrombie etc etc the list is quite frankly endless. List of science fiction and fantasy publishers heres our list of 60. Book two in the bestselling tommi grayson series is a gutsy, furflying, feminist read for fans of urban fantasy and strong heroines. At least, according to the publishing industrys sales tracker, nielson. Via his neural implants, an artificial intelligence called the red keeps him out of harms way, perhaps saving him for a greater purpose in which nonstop action, incisive political commentary, and fascinatingly plausible technology combine in a nearfuture thriller. Our dynamic creative team currently publishes between 12 and 24 titles each year. Tor books is the primary imprint of tom doherty associates, a publishing company based in new york city. A small independent publisher that is open to a wide variety of genre work including science fiction.
A fantasy publisher with a twist, blind eye books prints stories only featuring lgbtq protagonists in fantasy, sciencefiction, romance and mystery. A pacifist is pressed into military service and finds hes surprisingly good at it. The company prefers manuscripts with 100,000,000 words, but will make. When you submit your manuscript, our experienced editors will get back to you within 1421 days with a response. After working with mainstream publishers from random house to dc comics to the national lampoon, our authors have decided to join us in the epublishing revolution. Electronic versions of your full manuscript should be in one file and not separate chapters. Baen is one of the best known publishers of science fiction and fantasy novels. Fantasy publishers who want your manuscript no agent. The name magic shifts sounds like it will describe this next book perfect, everything is starting to change for kate and curran. Half of our books are produced by september sky press, our imprint for adult readers. There is a long journey from beginning to write, to learning to write, through practicing and eleven completed novels the magical 1 million words. Horrorfantasy publishers who accept direct submissions. Yatakhayaloon, a small saudi arabian publisher, published english. If that doesnt convince you, here are 20 independent publishers who are very successful and won literary awards.593 346 1282 1474 733 1144 603 665 1488 1058 529 846 800 902 571 1030 1554 1265 138 1080 211 771 1516 300 1079 173 1367 1506 46 128 317 240 1113 625 1049 259 158 302 590 1236 143 794 388 138 866 339 906 377 140 1038