161 Horror Book Publishers Accepting Submissions image

Nothing can be quite as thrilling and terrifying as a good horror novel. If you’ve written a horror novel and are looking for a publisher, you’re in the right place.

Our team put together this extensive list horror publishers that currently accept submissions from agented and unagented authors for dark fiction, military horror, horror, urban fantasy, and any book that’ll scare you in the night.

List of Horror Publishers

Here is our list of the 161 horror book publishers.

Please note that some of these publishers accept unsolicited and unagented submissions, while others only accept submissions from literary agents.

If you need a literary agent, you can also check out our list of horror literary agents.

1. TCK Publishing

Website: www.tckpublishing.com
Submission Guidelines: www.tckpublishing.com/submission-guidelines

2. Writer’S House

Website: www.writershouse.com
Submission Guidelines: www.writershouse.com/submissions

3. Curtis Brown

Website: www.curtisbrown agents/ginger-clark
Submission Guidelines: www.curtisbrown.com/submissions

4. Maria Carvainis Agency, Inc.

Website: www.mariacarvainisagency.com
Submission Guidelines: www.mariacarvainisagency.com/submissions

5. Bond Literary Agency

Website: www.bondliteraryagency
Submission Guidelines: www.bondliteraryagency.com/submission-guidelines

6. L. Perkins Agency

Website: www.lperkinsagency #theagents
Submission Guidelines: www.lperkinsagency.com/#submissions

7. P.S. Literary

Website: www.psliterary.com
Submission Guidelines: www.psliterary.com/submissions

8. Seymour Agency

Website: www.theseymouragency.com
Submission Guidelines: www.theseymouragency.com/Submissions.html

9. Rees Literary

Website: www.reesagency
Submission Guidelines: www.reesagency.com/contact

10. Sandra Dijkstra Literary

Website: www.dijkstraagency
Submission Guidelines: www.dijkstraagency.com/submission-guidelines.php

11. Ethan Ellenberg Literary

Website: www.ethanellenberg our-agents
Submission Guidelines: www.ethanellenberg.com/submission-guidelines

12. The Bent Agency

Website: www.thebentagency
Submission Guidelines: www.thebentagency.com/submission-guidelines

13. Martin Literary & Media Management

Website: www.martinlit
Submission Guidelines: www.martinlit.com/submission-policy

14. The Seymour Agency

Website: www.theseymouragency
Submission Guidelines: www.theseymouragency.com/Submissions.html

15. Red Sofa Literary

Website: www.redsofaliterary
Submission Guidelines: www.redsofaliterary.com/representative-categories

16. Corvisiero Literary

Website: www.corvisieroagency
Submission Guidelines: www.corvisieroagency.com/submissions.html

17. Speilburg Literary Agency

Website: www.speilburgliterary
Submission Guidelines: www.speilburgliterary.com/submissions

18. Stonesong Literary

Website: www.stonesong
Submission Guidelines: www.stonesong.com/literary-agency/submissions

19. Mcintosh & Otis

Website: www.mcintoshandotis agents
Submission Guidelines: www.mcintoshandotis.com/submissions

20. Harvey Klinger Inc.

Website: www.harveyklinger
Submission Guidelines: www.harveyklinger.com/submission-guidelines

21. Annie Bomke Literary Agency

Website: www.abliterary
Submission Guidelines: www.abliterary.com/Submissions.aspx

22. Janklow & Nesbit Associates

Website: www.janklowandnesbit
Submission Guidelines: www.janklowandnesbit.com/submissions

23. Liza Dawson Associates

Website: www.lizadawsonassociates
Submission Guidelines: www.lizadawsonassociates.com/submissions

24. Donald Maass Literary

Website: www.maassagency
Submission Guidelines: www.maassagency.com/submissions

25. Inkwell Management

Website: www.inkwellmanagement
Submission Guidelines: www.inkwellmanagement.com/contact

26. Foundry Literary

Website: www.foundrymedia
Submission Guidelines: www.foundrymedia.com/submissions

27. The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency

Website: www.jdlit
Submission Guidelines: www.jdlit.com/colleen-oefelein

28. Hill Nadell Literary Agency

Website: www.hillnadell
Submission Guidelines: www.hillnadell.com/contactsubmissions

29. Howard Morhaim Literary Agency

Website: www.morhaimliterary
Submission Guidelines: www.morhaimliterary.com/submissions

30. Kimberley Cameron & Associates

Website: www.kimberleycameron
Submission Guidelines: www.kimberleycameron.com/submission-guidelines.php

31. Aevitas Creative Management

Website: www.aevitascreative
Submission Guidelines: www.aevitascreative.com/contact

32. Talcott Notch Literary Services

Website: www.talcottnotch.net
Submission Guidelines: www.talcottnotch.net/index.php/faqs

33. Kt Literary

Website: www.ktliterary
Submission Guidelines: www.ktliterary.com/submissions

34. New Leaf Literary & Media

Website: www.newleafliterary
Submission Guidelines: www.newleafliterary.com/submissions

35. Azantian Literary Agency

Website: www.azantianlitagency
Submission Guidelines: www.azantianlitagency.com/submit.html

36. Chalberg & Sussman

Website: www.chalbergsussman
Submission Guidelines: www.chalbergsussman.com/submission-guidelines

37. Andrea Brown Literary Agency, Inc.

Website: www.andreabrownlit
Submission Guidelines: www.andreabrownlit.com/how-to-submit1.html

38. The Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency

Website: www.sarahjanefreymann
Submission Guidelines: www.sarahjanefreymann.com/?page_id=3872

39. D4Eo Literary Agency

Website: www.d4eoliteraryagency
Submission Guidelines: www.d4eoliteraryagency.com/

40. The Tobias Literary Agency

Website: www.thetobiasagency
Submission Guidelines: www.thetobiasagency.com/submissions

41. Triadaus Literary Agency

Website: www.triadaus
Submission Guidelines: www.triadaus.com/sub-guidelines.html

42. Fuse Literary

Website: www.fuseliterary
Submission Guidelines: www.fuseliterary.com/submissions

43. Prospect Agency

Website: www.prospectagency
Submission Guidelines: www.prospectagency.com/submit.html

44. The Rights Factory

Website: www.therightsfactory
Submission Guidelines: www.therightsfactory.com/contact

45. Jabberwocky Literary Agency, Inc.

Website: www.awfulagent
Submission Guidelines: www.awfulagent.com/submissions-2

46. Carol Mann Agency

Website: www.carolmannagency
Submission Guidelines: www.carolmannagency.com/submissions

47. Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency

Website: www.madeleinemilburn.co.uk
Submission Guidelines: www.madeleinemilburn.co.uk/contactsubmissions

48. Irene Goodman Literary Agency

Website: www.irenegoodman
Submission Guidelines: www.irenegoodman.com/submissions

49. The Meredith Bernstein Agency

Website: www.meredithbernsteinliteraryagency
Submission Guidelines: www.meredithbernsteinliteraryagency.com/submission-guidelines

50. Dystel, Goderich & Bourret Llc

Website: www.dystel
Submission Guidelines: www.dystel.com/submission-guidelines

51. Inklings Literary Agency

Website: www.inklingsliterary Michelle_Johnson.html
Submission Guidelines: www.inklingsliterary.com/Submission_Guidelines.html

52. Martin Literary Management

Website: www.martinlit
Submission Guidelines: www.martinlit.com/submission-policy

53. Donald Maass Literary Agency

Website: www.maassagency
Submission Guidelines: www.maassagency.com/submissions

54. Park Literary & Media

Website: www.parkliterary
Submission Guidelines: www.parkfine.com/get-in-touch

55. Wolf Literary

Website: www.mwlit
Submission Guidelines: www.mwlit.com/contact

56. The Deborah Harris Literary Agency

Website: www.thedeborahharrisagency
Submission Guidelines: www.thedeborahharrisagency.com/contact

57. Foundry Literary + Media

Website: www.foundrymedia
Submission Guidelines: www.foundrymedia.com/submissions

58. Sterling Lord Literistic

Website: www.sll
Submission Guidelines: www.sll.com/submissions

59. Bradford Literary

Website: www.bradfordlit
Submission Guidelines: www.bradfordlit.com/submission-guidelines

60. Hardman And Swainson

Website: www.hardmanswainson
Submission Guidelines: www.hardmanswainson.com/submissions

61. Corvisiero Literary Agency

Website: www.corvisieroagency
Submission Guidelines: www.corvisieroagency.com/submissions.html

62. Cemetery Dance Publications

Website: www.cemeterydance.com
Submission Guidelines: www.cemeterydance.com/extras/guidelines

63. Kensington Publishing Corp

Website: www.kensingtonbooks.com
Submission Guidelines: www.kensingtonbooks.com/page.aspx/writers

64. Asj Publishing

Website: www.asjpublishing.com
Submission Guidelines: www.asjpublishing.com submissions-process

65. Cedar Publishing

Website: www.cedarpublishing.com
Submission Guidelines: www.cedarpublishing.com/contact.php#contact

66. Asylum Press

Website: www.asylumpress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.asylumpress.com/about-us/submissions

67. Dagda Publishing

Website: www.dagdapublishing.wordpress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.dagdapublishing.wordpress.com/submissions

68. Necronomicon Press

Website: www.necropress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.necropress.com/contact

69. Mathew Price Ltd.

Website: mathewprice.com
Submission Guidelines: www.mathewprice.com/contact

70. Mirador Publishing

Website: www.miradorpublishing.com
Submission Guidelines: www.miradorpublishing.com/send-us-manuscript

71. Penrose Publishing

Website: www.penrosepress.ca
Submission Guidelines: www.penrosepress.ca/submit-your-writing.html

72. Black Bed Sheet Books

Website: www.blackbedsheetbooks.com
Submission Guidelines: www.blackbedsheetbooks.com/submissions

73. Squinti Publishing

Website: squintibooks.com
Submission Guidelines: www.squintibooks.com/submissions

74. Writer’S Sanctum Publishing

Website: www.writerssanctumpublishing.co.uk
Submission Guidelines: www.writerssanctumpublishing.co.uk/submissions

75. Arkham House

Website: www.bellebooks.com shopcontent.asp?type=whateditorswant
Submission Guidelines: www.arkhamhouse.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Session_ID=cdd06872edc8edc4b3d4027962e948bd&Screen=CTUS

76. Bell Bridge Books

Website: www.bellebooks.com default.asp
Submission Guidelines: www.bellebooks.com/shopcontent.asp?type=whateditorswant

77. By Light Unseen Media

Website: www.bylightunseenmedia.com
Submission Guidelines: www.bylightunseenmedia.com/submission.htm

78. Chaosium Fiction

Website: www.chaosium.com
Submission Guidelines: www.chaosium.com/fiction-submissions

79. Cohesion Press

Website: www.cohesionpress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.cohesionpress.com/snafu-submissions

80. Cosmic Egg.

Website: www.johnhuntpublishing.com cosmicegg-books
Submission Guidelines: www.johnhuntpublishing.com/cosmicegg-books/imprint-submissions.html&i=49

81. Dark Hall Press

Website: www.darkhallpress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.darkhallpress.com/about-us/

82. Dark Regions Press

Website: www.darkregions.com
Submission Guidelines: www.darkregions.com/pages/submissions

83. Elder Signs Press

Website: www.eldersignspress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.eldersignspress.com/?page_id=28

84. Grinning Skull Press

Website: www.grinningskullpress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.grinningskullpress.com/Submissions-Guidelines.html

85. Journalstone

Website: www.journalstone.com
Submission Guidelines: www.journalstone.com/journalstone-publishing/

86. Rainfall Books

Website: www.rainfallsite.com
Submission Guidelines: www.rainfallsite.com/Guidelines.html

87. Severed Press.

Website: www.severedpress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.severedpress.com/submissions

88. Tartarus

Website: www.tartaruspress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.tartaruspress.com/submissions.html

89. Voodoo Press

Website: www.voodoo-press.de
Submission Guidelines: www.greensubmissions.com/656/voodoo-press/index.php

90. Apex Book Company

Website: www.apexbookcompany.com
Submission Guidelines: www.apexbookcompany.moksha.io/publication/apex-magazine/guidelines

91. Gehenna And Hinnom

Website: www.gehennaandhinnom.wordpress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.gehennaandhinnom.wordpress.com/2018/03/07/call-for-submissions-novellas-novelettes-and-chapbooks-weird-fiction-and-cosmic-horror/

92. Eraserhead Press

Website: www.eraserheadpress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.eraserheadpress.com/submissions

93. Curiosity Quills Press

Website: www.curiosityquills.com
Submission Guidelines: www.curiosityquills.com/submission-guidelines

94. Dzanc Books

Website: www.dzancbooks.org
Submission Guidelines: www.dzancbooks.submittable.com/submit

95. Talos Press

Website: www.skyhorsepublishing.com talos-press
Submission Guidelines: www.skyhorsepublishing.com/talos-press/submissions

96. Polis Books

Website: www.polisbooks.com
Submission Guidelines: www.polisbooks.com/submissions

97. World Weaver Press

Website: www.worldweaverpress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.worldweaverpress.com/submit-fiction.html

98. Angry Robot

Website: www.angryrobotbooks.com
Submission Guidelines: www.angryrobotbooks.com/submissions

99. Tartarus Press

Website: www.tartaruspress.com index.html
Submission Guidelines: www.tartaruspress.com/submissions.html

100. Quirk Books

Website: www.quirkbooks.com
Submission Guidelines: www.quirkbooks.com/page/submissions

101. Sinister Horror Company

Website: www.sinisterhorrorcompany.com
Submission Guidelines: www.sinisterhorrorcompany.com/submissions

102. Flame Tree Publishing

Website: www.flametreepublishing.com index.html
Submission Guidelines: www.flametreepublishing.com/submissions.html

103. Cactus Moon Publications

Website: www.cactusmoonpublishing.com
Submission Guidelines: www.cactusmoonpublishing.com/submissions.html

104. Abaddon Books

Website: www.abaddonbooks.com
Submission Guidelines: www.rebellionpublishing.com/contact

105. Beacon Publishing Group

Website: www.beaconpublishinggroup.com
Submission Guidelines: www.beaconpublishinggroup.com/submissions

106. Bearmanor Media

Website: www.bearmanormedia.com
Submission Guidelines: www.bearmanormedia.com/index.php?route=information/contact

107. Bitingduck Press

Website: www.bitingduckpress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.bitingduckpress.com/contact

108. Black Beacon Books

Website: www.blackbeaconbooks.blogspot.com
Submission Guidelines: www.blackbeaconbooks.blogspot.com/p/submissions.html

109. Blood Bound Books

Website: www.publishersarchive.com bloodboundbooks.net
Submission Guidelines: www.bloodboundbooks.net/bloodboundbooks/submissions

110. Bloomsbury

Website: www.bloomsbury.com
Submission Guidelines: www.bloomsbury.com/uk/authors/writing-for-bloomsbury

111. Caffeine Nights Publishing

Website: www.caffeinenights.com
Submission Guidelines: www.caffeinenights.com/contact

112. Canelo

Website: www.canelo.co
Submission Guidelines: www.canelo.co/company/submissions

113. Carnation Books

Website: carnationbooks.com
Submission Guidelines: www.carnationbooks.com/submit/

114. Centrinian Publishing

Website: www.centrinian.com
Submission Guidelines: www.centrinian.com/submissions-guidelines

115. Constable & Robinson

Website: www.constablerobinson.com
Submission Guidelines: www.littlebrown.co.uk/Information/Contact%20us.page

116. Crimson Frost Books

Website: www.crimsonfrostpublishing.com
Submission Guidelines: www.crimsonfrostpublishing.com/submissions

117. Darkwater Syndicate

Website: www.darkwatersyndicate.com
Submission Guidelines: www.darkwatersyndicate.com/publish-with-us.html

118. Dsp Publications

Website: www.dsppublications.com
Submission Guidelines: www.dsppublications.com/contact-us

119. Franklin/Kerr Press

Website: www.franklinkerr.com
Submission Guidelines: www.franklinkerr.com/submissions

120. Gehenna Publishing House

Website: www.gehennaandhinnom.wordpress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.gehennaandhinnom.wordpress.com/submissions

121. Genius Book Publishing

Website: www.geniusbookpublishing.com
Submission Guidelines: www.geniusbookpublishing.com/submissions.html

122. Gray Sky Publishing

Website: www.jdbrucker.com tag gray-sky-publishing
Submission Guidelines: www.jdbrucker.com/contact

123. Grey Gecko Press

Website: www.greygeckopress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.greygeckopress.com/submissions

124. Grove Atlantic

Website: www.groveatlantic.com
Submission Guidelines: www.groveatlantic.com/contact

125. Horrified Press

Website: www.horrifiedpress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.horrifiedpress.com/contac

126. Jolly Fish Press

Website: www.jollyfishpress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.jollyfishpress.com/submissions

127. Korero Press

Website: www.koreropress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.koreropress.com/submission-guidelines

128. Kraken Press

Website: www.krakenpress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.kraken.submittable.com/submit

129. Lakewater Press

Website: www.lakewaterpress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.lakewaterpress.com/index.php/submissions

130. Lethe Press

Website: www.lethepressbooks.com
Submission Guidelines: www.lethepressbooks.com/call-for-submissions.html#

131. Line By Lion Publications

Website: www.linebylion.com
Submission Guidelines: www.linebylion.com/form

132. Lovelove Publishing

Website: www.love-lovepublishing.com
Submission Guidelines: www.love-lovepublishing.com/index.php/submissions

133. Martian Migraine Press

Website: www.martianmigrainepress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.martianmigrainepress.com/monstrous-outlines

134. Mocha Memoirs

Website: www.mochamemoirspress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.mochamemoirspress.com/write-for-us

135. New Libri Press

Website: www.newlibri.com
Submission Guidelines: www.newlibri.com/submissions

136. Odyssey Books

Website: www.odysseybooks.com.au
Submission Guidelines: www.odysseybooks.com.au/submissions

137. Pagan Publishing

Website: www.tccorp.com site09 tccorp_home.html
Submission Guidelines: www.tccorp.com/site09/tccorp_subguide.html

138. Pint Bottle Press

Website: www.pintbottlepress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.pintbottlepress.com/weber.html

139. Prospective Press

Website: www.prospectivepress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.prospectivepress.com/submissions.html

140. Ravenswood Publishing

Website: www.ravenswoodpublishing.com
Submission Guidelines: www.ravenswoodpublishing.com/submissions.html

141. Ring Of Fire Publishing

Website: www.ericflintsringoffire.com
Submission Guidelines: www.ericflintsringoffire.com/submissions

142. Rogue Phoenix Press

Website: www.roguephoenixpress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.roguephoenixpress.com/submissions

143. Sakura Publishing

Website: www.sakura-publishing.com
Submission Guidelines: www.sakura-publishing.com/contact

144. Severn House

Website: www.severnhouse.com
Submission Guidelines: www.severnhouse.com/about-us/

145. Shalako Press

Website: www.shalakopress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.shalakopress.com/get-published

146. Simon & Schuster Inc

Website: www.simonandschuster.com
Submission Guidelines: www.simonandschuster.biz/c/biz-manuscript-submissions

147. Speaking Volumes

Website: www.speakingvolumes.us
Submission Guidelines: www.speakingvolumes.us/products-submission-guidelines.asp

148. Sunbury Press

Website: www.sunburypress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.sunburypress.com/contact

149. Synergebooks

Website: www.synergebooks.com
Submission Guidelines: www.synergebooks.com/subguide.html

150. Mystery And Horror, Llc

Website: www.mysteryandhorrorllc.com
Submission Guidelines: www.mysteryandhorrorllc.com/submissions.html

151. Tiwaz Press

Website: www.tiwazpress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.tiwazpress.com/submissions

152. Triplicity Publishing

Website: www.tri-pub.com
Submission Guidelines: www.tri-pub.com/contact-us

153. Turnstone Press

Website: www.turnstonepress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.turnstonepress.com/resources/submitting-guidelines.html

154. Twelfth Planet Press

Website: www.twelfthplanetpress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.twelfthplanetpress.com/submissions

155. Twilight Times

Website: www.twilighttimesbooks.com
Submission Guidelines: www.twilighttimesbooks.com/subs.html

156. Veiled House

Website: www.veiledhouse.com
Submission Guidelines: www.veiledhouse.com/home/contact

157. Vintage/Anchor

Website: www.vintage-anchor.knopfdoubleday.com
Submission Guidelines: www.knopfdoubleday.com/contact

158. Wido Publishing

Website: www.widopublishing.com
Submission Guidelines: www.widopublishing.com/submissions

159. Wild Child Publishing

Website: www.wildchildpublishing.com
Submission Guidelines: www.wildchildpublishing.com/2016/09/20/wild-child-publishing-freyas-bower/#respond

160. Wolfpack Publishing

Website: www.wolfpackpublishing.com
Submission Guidelines: www.wolfpackpublishing.com/submissions

161. Zumaya Publications

Website: www.zumayapublications.com
Submission Guidelines: www.zumayapublications.com/guidelinesGuidelines.pdf

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