Publishers

***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
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AuStralian Comic Book Publisher

DarkOz: “A showcase of the incredible talent Australia has to offer”
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Australian Publishers

Black Beacon Books: “… imaginative and thought-provoking … mystery, suspense, psychological horror, adventure, black humour and the just plain weird”
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Cohesion Press: “Here to Stay”
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Dark Prints Darklings: “Shining a Light on Reading”
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IFWG Publishing: “Speculative & Children’s Fiction”
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Pantera Press: “We’re all about great storytelling”
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Rockpool Publishing: Specialises in mind-body-spirit, family & health, and sport & recreation non-fiction.
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Tasmaniac Publications: “Dedicated to quality Horror and Crime Novellas”
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Ticonderoga Publications: “Specialising in quality limited edition runs of short story collections”
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Twelfth Planet Press (Award Winning): “Fresh, Exciting, Quality Speculative Fiction”
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Worldwide Publishers

For a list of Worldwide Publishers check out Dee Sunshine’s Writers Resources

Burial Day Books: “A boutique publisher of supernatural horror”
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Catapult: “…celebrates extraordinary storytelling”
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Curiosity Quills Press: “Everyone needs an escape. Let us be yours.”
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Flashlight Press: “Picture Books That Explore and Illuminate”
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Harlequin: “Entertain, Enrich, Inspire”
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Harper Impulse: “We’ve got the love”
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Ragnarok Publications: “Publishers of Dark Genre Fiction Since 2014”
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Siren Calls Publications: “Purveyors of Edgy Fiction”
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Strigidae Publishing:  “We’ll keep you up at night”
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Tilbury House: “Books for all ages”
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Tor: “Science fiction. Fantasy. The universe. And related subjects.”
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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.”

Harper Collins
“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.”

Macmillan Publishers
“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
Group, U.S.”

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.”

Reference List
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.

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