Fantasy books is your best choice for new comics, back issues, action figures, ccgs, gaming and collectibles. We accept proposals from australian writers only, for general and commercial non fiction including history, current affairs, sports, and biography and for literary and commercial fiction. Booktrackr highlights the books youve read, your favorites, what youre reading now and what you want to read next. Cloudstreet by tim winton, the dry by jane harper, breath by tim winton, the secret river by kate grenville, and jas. Big sky publishing is an australian owned publisher specialising in producing the highest quality non fiction books. Hachette australia is one of australia s largest publishers and we are always looking for the opportunity to publish great stories. Familiarise yourself with the genre we are accepting for the current submission cycle, the genres we publish overall and if there are existing titles that have something in common with your book. A longneglected antifeminist fantasy franchise could be just the thing to capitalise on the actors. An anthology of lovecraft inspired horror unsigned trade paperback.
Remove australia filter to see all fantasy publishers. The wwend database contains over 650 publishers for you to peruse. Before submitting a manuscript or proposal to echo publishing, please do some research. All of these are major traditional publishers, with worldwide distribution, and all offer an advance and royalties. We make publishing decisions based on the quality and commercial viability of the works submitted to us for consideration, and not on the personal backgrounds of the authors. We at ps publishing are very supportive of new talent, afterall, everyone has to start somewhere. The truth about publishing ian irvine author of fantasy books. Wikimedia commons has media related to fantasy writers from australia pages in category australian fantasy writers the following 77 pages are in this category, out of 77 total. Scifi authors feel let down by local publishers abc news. An australian book publisher, pantera press is interested in working with. The uks foremost specialist genre publisher of horror, fantasy, crime, speculative and science fiction. The book does take a little while to really get sucked into about 20 30 pages however, this is mainly due to the fact that you have to really come to terms with the rules of the universe she writes.
They publish picture books and books aimed at children in grades, grades 46, and grades 7 and up. Fantasy publishers directory of australia listing all 3 fantasy publishers listed in the australian publishers directories page 1 of 1 of all the publishing companies in the directory of publishers of australia that are listed under fantasy publishers. We publish a unique blend of fiction, nonfiction and poetry and specialise in writing that is original and engaged much of it written by young australian writers youve never heard of, but should have. Amanda hocking, the writer who made millions by selfpublishing. As far as she can remember, the last thanksbutnothanks came from a literary agent in the uk. Please fill in and upload all relevant information in the form below. Top 30 australian book publishers accepting manuscripts. Updated dec 12th, 2019 our updated and expanded 2018 list of traditional childrens book publishers is available here. Pages in category fantasy book publishers the following 33 pages are in this category, out of 33 total. Tck publishing is a mass market book publishing company, and we love publishing great science fiction and fantasy stories. Ventura press is one of the leading independent book publishers in sydney. Australian science fiction authors feel let down by local publishers. Bloomsbury publishing is a leading independent publishing house established in 1986. Book publishers taking submissions, childrens book publishers.
This is where your publication in periodicals, magazines, newspapers. Were an independent australian publisher with offices in brisbane and melbourne. The picture book publishing industry is tight, with too many authors and few publishers willing to risk an unknown writer. Ventura press sydneys leading independent book publisher. An imprint of the uk based publisher john hunt publishing, cosmic egg books publishes a. The perfect mealtime book and an ideal first readaloud book, this new addition to the popular baby faces series has appealing photos of multicultural babies and toddlers, and a brief rhyming text. As part of this search, we welcome submissions from fiction, nonfiction and childrens book writers who are residents of australia or new zealand. It has won the australian book industry awards abia small publisher of the year in 2012, 20 and 2014. The book of dust volume two intertwines the stories of lyra silvertongue and malcom polstead as they face new and dangerous secrets. After publishing five issues of aphelion magazine between 1985 and 1987 and discovering newstand distribution was.
Holiday house is an established and reputable childrens book publisher. Located in melbourne, this small, independent publisher prints a varied range of fiction and non fiction. 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. Biozone international ltd a nz based publishing house with sales offices in the uk and australia. Here are six science fiction and fantasy publishers that dont require an agent. We understand how difficult it can be for new writers to get their work in front of publishers. We publish a unique blend of fiction, non fiction and poetry and specialise in writing that is original and engaged much of it written by young australian. Enter the name by which you would like to be known by on your work.
Australian titles are faring well in a market where personal development books and crime fiction are the standout trends, reports andrea hanke. Fantasy fiction publisher, talem press, an imprint of writers edit press, is currently open for manuscript submissions. If you have a strong commercial work of fiction, memoir or non fiction australian. Tolkien s publisher, some time after publishing the popular childrens fantasy novel the.
This is the first in a seven book fantasy series set in a postapocalyptic world, about a girl with powers that she must keep hidden or be. Modern publishing is a tricky game especially when trying to figure out the biggest names within that game. Click on any image group title to go to your favourite genresubgenre of reading. We will still be selling mostly ebooks here, our own baen books and those of other distinguished science fiction publishers. Adult fiction dark fantasy horror adult fiction science fiction. All information in these listings are submitted by the publishers. Ventura press is one of sydneys leading independent publishers and has become synonymous with high quality titles and internationally respected authors. Novels written by australians andor set in australia. Mar 08, 2016 6 science fiction and fantasy publishers accepting manuscripts from writers. What are some epic fantasy novelsseries that we love because of their female characters. Come in and browse our large selection of comic books and graphic novels, trade paper backs, toys and figures, cards, collectibles and so much more. A signed edition limited to 100 copies is also available. Vivid publishing, an imprint of fontaine press, is a proudly independent australian book publisher.
Below you will find 21 top fantasy publishers accepting unsolicited manuscripts. If youve written a book belonging to the fantasy genre, or one of its subgenres such as urban fantasy, and you want to make a submission directly to a publishing house, a list of fantasy publishers would come in handy. Orbit books science fiction, fantasy, urban fantasy. You can learn more and submit your science fiction or fantasy. We love publishing thrilling, pageturning books with heart, where incredible characters. Vivid publishing, an imprint of fontaine press, serves independent australian authors, organisations and businesses requiring publishing solutions for niche audiences or for mainstream distribution, both in printed and digital formats.
We are open to submissions from agented and unagented authors. Tor has a firstclass reputation for outofthisworld fiction in the uk. 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. See how booktrackr lets you customize wwend to reflect your reading history. Australian publisher accepting unsolicited manuscripts. Vivid publishing, a division of fontaine publishing group, supplies the necessary book trade publishing expertise, quality custom book production and printing experience, giving your next title the best chance possible in the marketplace, for those authors willing to back themselves. Ten respected publishers that accept unsolicited submissions. Redback publishing currently publish around 50 books per year, many of these from established authors and illustrators. The target reading market for your proposed book and how your proposed book appeals to that market. They deal with both fiction and non fiction, and their mission is to help australian authors achieve international recognition. As part of this search, we welcome submissions from fiction, non fiction and childrens book writers who are residents of australia or new zealand we are not looking for science fiction fantasy, horror, illustrated books, cookbooks, poetry, screenplays or. In this country, the big publishers each receive 45,000 unsolicited fiction. In need of a publishing house for your fantasy novel.
Ethicool is an australian publisher of childrens books that are focussed on environmental, social, and political issues. Covering a unique and specific market books to enhance life we publish literary fiction, commercial fiction, intriguing memoirs and books. The girl who could move sht us category uk category. The urban fantasy and paranormal romance author sold around. Heres our list of 75 publishers that publish childrens book. Echo publishing is an australian publisher of compelling fiction and narrative nonfiction. In publishing, as with all businesses, it is brand recognition. You will receive an email notification once your submission is received by our.
The australian publishers association is the peak body for australian book, journal and electronic publishers. The new york times and australian megabestselling series about will and. They do not accept science fiction fantasy, illustrated childrens books, illustrated books. A digital and print publisher of a range of comic collection books, covering superheroes, fantasy and adventure. Epic fantasy sagas in which women are the weak links seem to be pretty common, even now. Australian publisher accepting unsolicited manuscripts aurora house april 7, 2017 articles aurora house, getting published, unsolicited manuscripts if youve written a novel, autobiography, or childrens book. You may have had a glance at our catalogue of books over the last 20 years or so and seen that we have published a fair few newbies amongst the more established writers and quite a few big hitters too. Getting published vivid publishing book publishers australia. Use the search bar at the top to find your next great read. The big list of australian picture book publishers. How to prepare your manuscript for big aussie publishers.
Publishers new zealand society of authors pen nz inc te. Some just publish picture books, some publish only middlegrade fiction. Unlike us and uk publishing houses, australian publishers suffer from a dearth of submissions. Australian science fiction publishers eric lindsay. Distribution, united book distributors australia atlantic books uk adult murdoch books uk childrens. Not a single book agent or publishing house or sales force or. As always, angry robot is absolutely committed to the publication of works by writers of all genders, ethnicities, colour, orientation, nationalities and religious beliefs. Commercial publishers will be more interested in your manuscript if you have a publishing record, whether in fiction or nonfiction. An example, for me, would be spirit gate, the first book in kate elliotts crossroads trilogy.
A list of all the ways you might be able to work with random house to promote your proposed book, including any of your relevant media or corporate contacts or other contacts that would help in publishing and marketing the book. We publish a unique blend of fiction, non fiction and poetry and specialise in writing that is original and engaged much of it written by young australian writers youve never heard of, but should have. If youve written a childrens book and want to get it published, you have a few options. We are the nerdy side who loves everything from hard sf to fantasy, weird fiction to alternative universes. We are passionate about what we do and work closely with our authors to produce books. We publish a wide variety of quality books by australian authors, from small readforpleasure paperbacks, howto, selfimprovement and business titles, full colour childrens books right through to premium coffeetable hardcover books. The classic, bestselling dark and hilarious take on mankinds final judgement by two genre giants reached the small screen this spring in the amazon prime original bbc tv production written by neil gaiman and with a brilliant allstar cast. Hachette australia is one of australias largest publishers and we are always looking for the opportunity to publish great stories. You can selfpublish your book, hire a publishing services company or hybrid publisher, or find a legitimate childrens book publisher. Fantastica is the speculative fiction imprint for brio books. Inspired by the regal architecture of the city of sky, and designed by our.
They publish commercial and literary fiction, childrens and ya fiction. Im and australian author, and my novel is fantasy, so it should qualify. A book division of text media, text publishing was launched in 1990. At penguin random house australia we have an adult publishing division, and another dedicated to childrens books. So i have compiled a reasonably extensive list of australian publishers and their status with respect to accepting unsolicited childrens picture book. All of the publishers on this list publish childrens books. Electronic versions of your full manuscript should be in one file and not separate chapters. Fantastica invites australian and new zealand writers to submit science fiction. Specialises in the production of highquality student and teacher resources for senior biology for use throughout the world. These listings are for book publishers that are taking submissions or publishing books in the adventure book genre. Remove australia filter to see all fantasy publishers directory. If youve written a book belonging to the fantasy genre, or one of its subgenres.
It has companies in london, new york, sydney and delhi. Welcome to fantastic fiction search and browse bibliographies of over 50,000 bestselling fiction authors, with the latest books and series information join our 99,999 members. Link to our post about covid19 welcome to ifwg publishing australia, the publishing imprint that specialises in speculative and middle grade fiction for australia, uk and new zealand readers. Orbit is very pleased to present these updated covers. Apr 19, 2018 fourth on our top list of new fantasy books of 2017 is the stars are legion by kameron hurley. For the fourth year in a row, the australian retail book. Publishing fifteen to twenty books each year, they have some three hundred titles in print, and nearly four million copies of their books in circulation. British book awards balance art and selling power to decide best writer in 30 years. Adventure book publishers book publishing companies.
Unlike us and uk publishing houses, australian publishers suffer from. Penguin random house australia comprises an adult publishing division and a childrens publishing division. Be sure to check out our featured publisher as well. The fastest and easiest way to send us your submission. Most major publishers are part of a larger media conglomerate, prominent indie presses excepted, and a search for the years largest book publishers will often yield companies that work with other forms of content rather than books. Book two in the bestselling tommi grayson series is a gutsy, furflying, feminist read for fans of urban fantasy and strong heroines.
Horrorfantasy publishers who accept direct submissions i thought it was a struggle to find magazines to submit short stories to and have recently discovered its even harder to find publishers to submit to with novels and novellas. Penguin books australia publishes literature and popular fiction and books of australian interest in all subject areas. In this book, she somehow articulates and refines every foggy frustration and anxiety millennials feel about their status, place in life, and where theyre headed. Read series like pratchetts discworld that bridge the gap between the traditional medieval setting of a fantasy novel and the modern technology of today. Horrorfantasy publishers who accept direct submissions. Enter the total word count for your completed manuscript only.1078 1016 72 725 1139 1634 1579 1107 240 703 1019 172 1454 1082 1022 928 972 1152 358 852 64 101 936 512 255 404 351 1336 1611 849 1568 91 1264 210 1440 542 985 1488 32 45 660