Publishing in the Best of the Web UK Directory



Small publication group that draws together artists, writers, illustrators, painters and poets in order to generate both collaborative and independent publications.

Atlantic Books

Independent publisher of fiction and non-fiction books based in Holborn. AtlanticBooks

B Small Publishing

An independent children's publishing company that creates and publishes children's books for sale in the UK and around the world.

Birlinn Ltd

A Scottish publisher with a number of imprints, including Birlinn (non-fiction), Polygon (literary fiction and poetry), Mercat Press (walking and climbing guides), and John Donald (academic books). With catalogues, author a-to-z, and contacts. birlinnbooks

Biteback Publishing

Publisher of political and current affairs titles and also publish espionage, general non fiction, and sport.

Black and White Publishing

Publishes a wide range of fiction and non-fiction titles; includes author profiles, book listing, and a guide to submissions.

Black Dwarf Lightmoor

Publishes a wide range of books and journals focused on transport and industrial history and Forest of Dean local history.

Blank Slate Books

Graphic novel publisher of new talent from the UK and translated work from all over Europe.


Leading publisher of fiction, non fiction and children's books, including Harry Potter. Contains news, event details and trade information.

The Book Guild

Independent publisher offering traditional and partnership publishing options for authors.


Art commissioning organisation specialising in artists’ books, spoken word and printed matter.

Breviary Stuff Publications

An independent publisher of radical and working class history; includes a listing of their titles, how to order, and their submissions policy.

Brown Watson

Specialising in publishing mass-market children's books.

Café Royal Books

Independent publisher specialising in making limited, collectible editions.

Canongate Books

Independent publisher of literary fiction and non-fiction. canongatebooks

Chronicle Books

An independent publisher offering bestselling books, children's books, stationery, and gifts.

Ciana Ltd

Organisers of two trade only remainder and promotional book fairs each year.

Cicada Books

Established in 2009, specialising in highly illustrated books for adults and children.

Cinebook Ltd

Comics publisher translating European comics to English. CinebookLtd

Colourpoint Creative Ltd

Northern Ireland publisher, specialising in range of subjects from Northern Ireland, Irish and general interest books covering historical, social, political, biographical and topical interests, to the long standing field of transport history and heritage.

Domtom Publishing Ltd

Offers full publishing deals and self-publishing services with titles available to buy online.

Dorling Kindersley

Online book store, offering a range of family reference books, non fiction and educational books.

Dorling Kindersley: Children's Books

Offering preschool, homeschool, science, nature and reference books for children.

Fantastic Books Publishing

A family run, independent publishing house based in East Yorkshire.

Fisherton Press

An independent publisher focusing on picture books for children that adults also like reading.

Five Leaves Publishing

Presents details of this small publisher; main interests are fiction and poetry, social history, Jewish secular culture, Romani, young adult, Catalan and crime fiction titles.

The Fleece Press

Monographs, miniatures and other books printed by Simon Lawrence.

Floris Books

Publishes books in two main areas: non-fiction for adults, and books for children.

Frances Lincoln Children's Books

Creators of picture books that celebrate cultural diversity

HarperCollins Publishers

Corporate site of a publisher with a number of imprints covering a wide spectrum, from contemporary fiction to digital hymnbooks. Also provides information for booksellers, authors, and people interested in a career in publishing.

Helion and Company

Specialist publisher and booksellers focusing on military history. helionandco

Holne Publishing

Produces the award-winning 'Southern Rails' series of books and a growing number of other railway titles.

House of Lochar

A publisher based on the Isle of Colonsay specialising in Scottish history and traditions and other titles of general Scottish interest in both fiction and non-fiction. Includes their catalogue, profile, and contacts.

iSeek Ltd

Specialises in creating and producing entertaining and interactive children's books for clients around the world.

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Independent publishers of books on autism, aspergers, social work and arts therapies. jkpbooks

John Hunt Publishing

Publishers of fiction, mind body spirit and environmental books under a variety of imprints. obooks

The June Press

Publisher and distributor of books and pamphlets on history, politics, economics and geo-politics.

KAMA Publishing

A small, independent publisher of children’s books based in Norwich.


London based independent publisher with a focus on self-published zines and artist books from young creatives.

Kube Publishing

Publish, distribute and sell books on Islam and the Muslim world for adults and children in English.

Lang Syne Publishers Ltd

Independent publisher of Scottish interest non fiction books published in Scotland.

Little Tiger Press

Independent publisher of children's books.

Little Toller Books

Independent publisher of nature writing. LittleToller

Luath Press Ltd

Independent book publisher with over 300 books in print including modern fiction, history, travel guides, and poetry. LuathPress/

Macmillan's Children's Books

Publisher of award-winning children's books to suit all ages. Including: The Gruffalo, The Immortals, Meg Cabot, Young Sherlock Holmes and Emily Gravett.

Maia Press

Small publishing house which has built a reputation for quality fiction, with four of its novels being longlisted, shortlisted, or having won major literary prizes.

Manifesto Press

Venture that aims to publish working class history, socialist theory and the politics of class struggle. It is republican and anti-imperialist; secular and feminist; anti-fascist and anti-racist; committed to working class political power, popular sovereignty and progressive culture.

Melrose Books

Independent book publisher publishing new writers in an eclectic range of subjects and genres. melrosebooks

The Merlin Press Ltd

Publisher of political and historical titles.

Microform Imaging Limited

Provides comprehensive, multi-document scanning and filming services to preserve and disseminate information in libraries, archives and record offices, and also for corporate and public sector archives.

Miles Kelly Publishing

Publishes bestselling children's books, including activity books, encyclopedias and classic fiction.

Multilingual Matters and Channel View Publications

An independent publishing house specialising in bilingualism, language learning, translation and interpreting, books for parents, and books on tourism and environmental studies. Provides a profile, catalogue and online shopping, and notes for authors.

Nelton Group

Established publisher of wood processing publications.


Independent graphic arts publishing company based in Shoreditch, London. nobrowpress

North Parade Publishing Ltd

Independent publisher of children's books.

Nosy Crow

Independent children's book and app publisher.

NWP - Neil Wilson Publishing Ltd

An independent publisher in Scotland producing an extensive range of titles under five imprints - mainly non-fiction; includes a listing of titles by category, new releases, news and reviews, and a guide to submitting material.


Leading mind body spirit publisher. Includes details of their imprints, authors and publishing procedures.

Old Pond Publishing Ltd

Publishers of books and DVDs for enthusiasts of the land based industries. OldPondLtd

Pavilion Books Group

Independent producing illustrated books under the Batsford, Collins & Brown, National Trust, Pavilion, Pavilion Children's and Portico imprints. PavilionBooks

Peepal Tree Press

Publisher of Caribbean and Black British fiction, poetry, literary criticism, memoirs and historical studies.

Penguin UK

UK book shop featuring audiobooks, biographies, business publications, classics, fiction, history, politics, and more.

Platypus Press

An independent publisher of poetry, fiction & narrative non-fiction based in England.

Poetry Publishers - National Poetry Library

National Poetry Library's database of poetry publishers.

Profile Books Ltd

London-based publisher of non-fiction. ProfileBooks

PS Publishing

Genre publisher focusing on science fiction, fantasy and horror. Contains news and online shopping.

Punk Publishing

A small, independent publishing company specialising in titles for outdoor interests and camping; with a profile, list of titles, and details for submissions.

Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

Specialises in publishing books, journals, and interactive electronic materials for the health care sector; includes details of titles, profile, and contacts.

Random House Group

One of the largest general book publishing companies in the UK. Includes book catalogue, competitions, author news and career information.

Ronin Press

Independent publishers of poetry and prose; offers free eBook downloads and small print runs.

Salt Publishing

Publishes over 80 books a year focussing on poetry, biography, critical companions, essays, literary criticism and text books by international authors; includes details of titles and authors, and contacts.

Schiel & Denver Book Group

Provides ISBN book publishing, editorial, marketing, legal and distribution services for experienced and first-time authors.


Independent publisher of graphic novels and visual narratives. selfmadehero

Seren Books

Independent literary publisher, specialising in English-language writing from Wales.

Strident Publishing

Publish fiction and non-fiction books for children, teenagers, young adults and adults.

Sweatdrop Studios

Independent publisher and comic collaborative creating original manga-styled comics.

Sweet Cherry Publishing

An independent publishing house based in Leicester and publish books for children and young adults.

Tango Books

Publisher of children's novelty books: pop-ups, touch-and-feel, lift-the-flaps, multi-cultural and diversity.

Templar Publishing

Publisher producing childrens pre-school, picture books, novelty and nonfiction books.

The Tern Press

Lists book in print and future publications.

Troubador Publishing Ltd

Offers a range of publishing, marketing and distribution services to authors.

Usborne Publishing

Features an international publisher of highly illustrated children's books. Detailed search, trade enquiries, and profile.

Vertebrate Publishing

Publisher specialising in the outdoors, including mountain biking, cycling, rock climbing and hill walking; offers a guide to their titles, blog, and a guide to submissions.

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