***Please remember to research any publisher you are thinking of submitting to***
There are many publishing houses out there that should never be used due to immoral practices and the way they deal with their authors.
Here are some places to start your research:
ABSOLUTE WRITE WATER COOLER FORUMS
PREDATORS AND EDITORS
Australian Comic Book Publisher
Ticonderoga Publications: “Specialising in quality limited edition runs of short story collections”
For a list of Worldwide Publishers check out Dee Sunshine’s Writers Resources
Strigidae Publishing: “We’ll keep you up at night”
15 Top Independent Publishers as listed by Hiten Vyas. 8 July, 2015. e-Books India.
The “Big Five” Publishing Houses
Hachette Book Group
“Hachette’s publishing divisions include: Grand Central Publishing; Little, Brown and Company; Little, Brown and Company Books for Young Readers; Faith Words; Center Street; Orbit; Yen Press; Hachette Audio; and Hachette Digital.”
“Some of HarperCollins publishers and imprints are: HarperCollins; William Morrow; Avon Books; Broadside Books; Harper Business; HarperCollins Childrens; Harper Teen; Ecco Books; It Books; Newmarket Press; Harper One; Harper Voyager US; Harper Perennial; Harper Academic and Harper Audio.”
“The Macmillan U.S. trade book publishers include Farrar, Straus and Giroux; Henry Holt and Company; Picador; St. Martin’s Press; Tor/Forge; Macmillan Audio; and Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group. Macmillan also publishes into the college and academic book marketplace.”
Penguin Random House
“Some of the Penguin Random House publishing groups are: Random House Publishing Group, Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group; Crown Publishing Group; Penguin Group U.S.; Dorling Kindersley; Mass MarketPaperbacks, Penguin Group U.S.; Random House Children’s Books; Penguin Young Readers
Simon and Schuster
“Simon and Schuster’s publishing divisions and imprints include Atria, Folger Shakespeare Library, Free Press, Gallery Books, Howard Books, Pocket Books, Scribner, Simon & Schuster, Threshold Editions and Touchstone.”
Peterson, Valerie. “The Big Five Trade Book Publishers: The List of Major U.S. Book Publishers.” About.Com. 2014. [Accessed: 23 June 2014]. http://publishing.about.com/od/BookPublishingGeneralInfo/a/The-Big-Five-Trade-Book-Publishers.htm.