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Finding a nonfiction publisher can be tough.

For me, it took six years of writing book proposals, querying literary agents, and pitching publishers until I finally got my first book published.

That experience of emailing, calling, and mailing submission after submission to countless agents and publishers left me feeling worthless, defeated, and unimportant.

The good news is that experience also taught me to work hard, be patient, and keep honing my writing skills. It also inspired me to create TCK Publishing and to help our authors sell hundreds of thousands of books.

That’s also why our team created this list of nonfiction publishers to help make the process of finding the right publisher for your nonfiction book so much easier.

List of Nonfiction Publishers

Below you’ll find a list of 101 nonfiction book publishing companies. Many of them are currently accepting submissions, while some only accept submissions from literary agents.

If you would like to find a literary agent to represent you and help you get a book deal, you can see our list of nonfiction literary agents and our free guide on how to find a literary agent.

1. TCK Publishing

This publisher has an open call for submissions. You can submit your book manuscript for review whether or not you are currently working with a literary agent.

Website: www.tckpublishing.com
Submission Guidelines: www.tckpublishing.com/submission-guidelines
FAQ Page: www.tckpublishing.com/publishing-faq

2. Random House

This publisher does not accept unsolicited submissions currently, but you can check their submissions page for future updates.

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

3. Phoenix Publishing and Media Company

This publisher has been China’s largest book publishing company for the past eight years.

Website: www.en.ppm.cn
Submission Guidelines: www.en.ppm.cn/submissions

4. Phoenix Yard Books

This publisher no longer accepting unsolicited submissions but you can check their submissions page for updates.

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

5. Pan Macmillan

This publisher is no longer accepting submissions outside of Manuscript Monday.

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

6. Bloomsbury

This publisher does not accept unsolicited submissions and does not assume responsibility for any unsolicited manuscripts that they may receive.

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

7. Arbordale Publishing

This publisher focuses on children’s books and is looking for fiction or narrative nonfiction stories with science or math woven into the story.

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

8. Arcade Publishing

This publisher does not accept unsolicited submissions currently, but you can check their submissions page for future updates.

Website: www.arcade-publishing.com
Submission Guidelines: www.arcade-publishing.com/submissions

9. Armida Publications

This publisher prefers seeing submissions with a Mediterranean theme but they will consider all manuscript submissions.

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

10. B & W Publishing

This publisher accepts unsolicited material and only accepts online submissions.

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

11. Beacon Publishing

This publisher accepts manuscripts across all genres, with or without an agent.

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

12. John Blake Publishing

This publisher is always looking for inspiring and shocking real-life stories from ordinary people.

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

13. Capstone Publishers

This publisher is closed to unsolicited submissions but they are always seeking new authors and illustrators interested in work-for-hire assignments.

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

14. Morgan James Publishing

This publisher teaches authors strategies to leverage their books and grow their businesses.

Website: www.morgan-james-publishing.com
Submission Guidelines: www.morgan-james-publishing.com/submissions

15. Graywolf Press

This publisher accepts submissions for the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize every other year.

Website: www.graywolfpress.org
Submission Guidelines: www.graywolfpress.org/submissions

16. North Atlantic Books

This publisher is an independent, nonprofit publisher committed to a bold exploration of the relationships between mind, body, spirit, and nature.

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

18. Anchor Book Press

This publisher is currently accepting submissions. They are looking for books that inspire, entertain, or instruct.

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

19. The Open Book Press

This publisher is currently closed to submissions in order to work on their backlog but you can subscribe to their email list to be notified when they reopen and get updated.

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

20. Hidden Brook Press

This publisher publishes mostly Canadian royalty/trade edition books but they do consider work from other countries.

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

21. Autumn House Press

This publisher will accept full-length manuscripts in all genres for publication.

Website: www.autumnhouse.org
Submission Guidelines: www.autumnhouse.org/submissions

22. TouchPoint Press

This publisher is a traditional royalty paying publisher of fiction and nonfiction.

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

23. Blossom Spring Publishing

This publisher accepts unsolicited manuscripts.

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

24. Coffeetown Press

This publisher accepts both agented and non-agented submissions.

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

25. Eerdmans

This publisher is now accepting proposals only via email.

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

26. Conundrum Press

This publisher is currently accepting submissions.

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

27. Chelsea Green Publishing

This publisher specializes in books that promote the politics and practice of sustainable living.

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

28. House of Anansi Press

This publisher publishes literary fiction, poetry, nonfiction, graphic novels, and crime fiction from Canada and around the world.

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

29. Green Frog Publishing

This publisher does not accept unsolicited submissions currently, but you can check their submissions page for future updates.

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

30. Living Springs Publishers LLP

This publisher is now accepting submissions for their short story contest, Stories Through The Ages Baby Boomers Plus 2018.

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

31. Native Ink Press

This publisher is currently accepting non-fiction submissions from U.S. based authors only.

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

32. Wordpool Press

This publisher is currently seeking fiction and nonfiction manuscripts.

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

33. Wolfpack Publishing

This publisher is currently accepting unsolicited manuscripts in the following fiction genres: men’s adventure, mystery & suspense, thrillers, horror, historical fiction, and action-adventure.

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

34. Cove Publishing, LLC

This publisher is not a vanity press, subsidy publisher or so-called self-publisher, their authors do not pay them anything at all to have their books published.

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

35. WiDo Publishing

This publisher is accepting promising, well-written manuscripts that meet their standards.

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

36. John Hunt Publishing

This publisher is currently accepting unsolicited manuscripts.

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

37. Tiny Fox Press

This publisher is searching for engaging stories needing a great home, you can check their submissions page for guidelines.

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

38. Ink Smith Publishing

This publisher currently accepting non-fiction submissions from U.S. based authors only.

Website: www.ink-smith.com
Submission Guidelines: www.ink-smith.com/submissions

39. Coventry House Publishing

This publisher is interested in partnering with ambitious, talented authors to deliver the very best adult fiction and non-fiction content to our readers.

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

40. Sleepytown Press

This publisher does not accept unsolicited submissions currently, but you can check their submissions page for future updates.

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

41. Biblio Publishing

This publisher is accepting all manuscript submissions.

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

42. Kensington Publishing Corp

This publisher does not accept unsolicited submissions currently, but you can check their submissions page for future updates.

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

43. Wiley

This publisher always focused on helping their customers succeed, wherever they are in their education and professional careers.

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

44. Adams Media

This publisher is open to proposal submissions and they consider any proposal, even ones by first-time authors and authors who do not have an agent.

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

45. Allworth Press

This publisher is open to receive submissions for proposed books in the different categories.

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

46. Andrews McMeel Publishing

This publisher prefers to receive submissions by email.

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

47. Ben Bella

This publisher places a strong value on marketing.

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

h2>48. Career Press, Inc.

This publisher does not accept unsolicited submissions currently, but you can check their submissions page for future updates.

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

49. Free Spirit Publishing

This publisher publishes high-quality nonfiction books and learning materials for children and teens, parents, educators, counselors, and others who live and work with young people.

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

50. Gryphon House, Inc.

This publisher prefers to receive a letter of inquiry and/or a proposal, rather than the entire manuscript.

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

51. Hohm Press

This publisher does not accept unsolicited manuscripts.

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

52. Menasha Ridge Press

This publisher has been a leading independent book publisher for more than thirty-five years.

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

53. OneWorld Publications

This publisher does not accept unsolicited submissions currently, but you can check their submissions page for future updates.

Website: www.oneworld-publications.com
Submission Guidelines: www.oneworld-publications.com/submissions

54. Osprey

This publisher publishes non-fiction books, focusing on military history and they also produce historical themed military adventure games.

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

55. Skyhorse

This publisher is open in receiving submissions for proposed books in different categories.

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

56. The New Press

This publisher accepts unsolicited manuscripts, you can check their submissions page for guidelines.

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

57. Ulysses Press

This publisher focuses on publishing non-fiction books aimed at niche markets.

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

58. Greystone Press

This publisher prefers email submissions and pursues high-quality non-fiction books about nature and the environment, travel and adventure, health, and current issues.

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

59. Haymarket Books

This publisher is interested in manuscripts that are accessible to a wide range of progressive and radical political activists, while also being useful to an academic audience.

Website: www.haymarketbooks.org
Submission Guidelines: www.haymarketbooks.org/submissions

60. Hohm Press

This publisher welcomes author submissions across the subjects areas and genres that you see on this site.

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

61. New Internationalist

This publisher welcomes author submissions across the subjects areas and genres that you see on their site.

Website: https://newint.org
Submission Guidelines: https://newint.org/submissions

62. Roaring Forties Press

This publisher is currently accepting submissions, you can check their submissions page for guidelines.

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

63. Rowman & Littlefield

This publisher provides quality reference works for the patrons of public, school, and college libraries, as well as professional books for the librarians that serve them.

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

64. Shambhala

This publisher does not accept phone calls regarding book ideas for submissions but you can check their submissions page for guidelines.

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

65. 2Leaf Press

This publisher is no longer accepting submissions but you can check their submissions page for future updates.

Website: www.2leafpress.org
Submission Guidelines: www.2leafpress.org/submissions

66. 39 West Press

This publisher does not accept unsolicited submissions currently, but you can check their submissions page for future updates.

Website: www.39westpress.com
Submission Guidelines: www.39westpress.com/submissions

67. Bellevue Literary Press

This publisher opens to unsolicited submissions of both narrative nonfiction and literary fiction.

Website: www.blpress.org
Submission Guidelines: www.blpress.org/submissions

68. Black Bed Sheet Books

This publisher accepts submissions for 2019 releases and beyond– full-length novels, novellas, short story collections, horror genre-related but will look at Science Fiction/Fantasy, Urban Fantasy and the like.

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

69. Blue River Press

This publisher is currently looking for non-fiction content suitable for producing in book format and appealing to a general or specialized audience.

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

70. Brandt Street Press

This publisher is temporarily closed to book submissions because our publishing pipeline is currently full but you can check their submissions page for future updates.

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

71. Brukat Publishing, LLC

This publisher is interested in unpublished or previously published writers in different categories.

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

72. By Light Unseen Media

This publisher is currently seeking outstanding and unique manuscripts in the area of vampire fiction and non-fiction.

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

73. Convurgent Publishing

This publisher actively soliciting book proposals on a wide range of healthcare operations and information technology related topics.

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

74. Digital Fabulists

This publisher publishes paperbacks, ebooks, and audiobooks in a variety of subject areas, and would love to hear about your ideas.

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

75. Directed Media Inc.

This publisher encourages authors to submit their materials for review.

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

76. Editorial Trance

This publisher is a publisher & media platform celebrating & empowering women, people of color and marginalized voices through literary works of all genres.

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

77. eLectio Publishing

This publisher is looking for anything that is marketable to a wide audience, whether it is fiction or non-fiction.

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

78. Elevation Book Publishing

This publisher welcomes queries from unpublished and previously published authors, agent or un-agent.

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

79. Fat Dog Books

This publisher will consider nonfiction submissions however the subject matter should not be so narrow that it would only appeal to a very small segment of the population.

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

80. Figroot Pres

This publisher is a publication for dreamers, explorers, and story-tellers; we love art for art’s sake.

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

81. Joffe Book

This publisher accepts submissions from agents, authors who have previously published or self-published their books, first-time writers, and anyone in between.

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

82. Kal-Ba Publishing Company

This publisher publishes and distributes quality nonfiction and fiction books for adult, young adult, and children readers.

Website: www.kal-ba.com
Submission Guidelines: www.kal-ba.com/submissions

83. Kharis Publishing

This publisher is an independent, traditional publisher with a social mission.

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

84. KiCam Projects

This publisher accepts proposals and manuscripts from creatives of all backgrounds, including those who are new to the publishing and production process.

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

85. Korero Press

This publisher accepts book submissions by email and reviews all proposals.

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

86. Leo Publishing, LLC

This publisher currently does not accept submissions, but you can check their submissions page for future updates.

Website: www.leopublishing.net
Submission Guidelines: www.leopublishing.net/submissions

87. Little Curlew Press

This publisher is looking for finely tuned, completed fiction manuscripts for publication.

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

88. Malachite Quills Publishing

This publisher was founded to promote quality innovation in publishing.

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

89. Nitis Books

This publisher is currently looking for complete non-fiction books of at least 20,000 words to sell through the Nitis Books website and other partner sites in print and eBook formats on a variety of topics.

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

90. Not So Noble Books

This publisher is still accepting submissions but on their parent website.

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

91. Open Books Publisher

This publisher strives to publish high-quality fiction and non-fiction.

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

92. Pants On Fire Press

This publisher accepts unsolicited manuscripts from authors.

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

93. Plain View Press

This publisher is a 35-year-old issue-based literary publishing house and they have published over 350 titles and nearly 500 writers from many countries.

Website: www.plainviewpress.net
Submission Guidelines: www.plainviewpress.net/submissions

94. Redd Ink Press

This publisher provides an initial assessment of your work, editorial advice and then look for the right publisher for your work – locally and internationally.

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

95. Riddle Brook Publishing LLC

This publisher only accepts electronic submissions.

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

96. Shoot Your Eye Out Publishing

This publisher does not accept unsolicited submissions currently, but you can check their submissions page for future updates.

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

97. Terrapin Hollow Press

This publisher is not open to solicitations for new material but they offer numerous editorial services such as manuscript editing, book layout and eBook conversions.

Website: www.terrapinhollow.org
Submission Guidelines: www.terrapinhollow.org/submissions

98. Thought Collection Publishing

This is an indie publisher supporting social change through our narrative nonfiction publications.

Website: www.thoughtcollection.org
Submission Guidelines: www.thoughtcollection.org/submissions

99. Timekeepers Press

This publisher offers professional quality graphics with affordable publishing services to inspiring authors.

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

100. Topaz Publishing, LLC

This publisher welcomes new and seasoned writers. You can send them a brief synopsis of your manuscripts.

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

101. Triplicity Publishing

This Publisher does not accept manuscripts that have been previously published and do not accept partial manuscript submissions.

Website: www.tri-pub.com
Submission Guidelines: www.tri-pub.com/submissions

 

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