If youve written a personal account of your life, whether in memoir or autobiography, and are ready to get your book published, check out this list. Anatole broyard, a longtime book critic and essayist for the new york times. The book is propelled by gornicks attempts to extricate herself from the stifling sorrow of. Getting published by one of the big 5 book publishers is the goal of many. I am interested specifically in memoirs from authors who bring significant media platforms or institutional connections that would enable publishers to project a substantial target audience. Soft skull press is a small respected publisher of fiction and nonfiction. Inside the new york city underground 19721982 is an. Spiridon was an editor for harlequin books in toronto.
Seven publishers that accept memoir submissions no. Beaufort books is an innovative publisher of nonfiction and fiction. Located in new york, diversion books was formed in 2010. Updated november 2018 to remove publishers now closed to direct submissions. Over 400 memoirs published for authors from all over the world. But within each one has a slew of divisions and imprints, generally organized by category and genre of the books that they publish, distribute, and market click the link if you really feel a burning desire to understand the slew.
We publish a wide range of genres including memoirs, fiction, fantasy, travel, true crime, romance and selfhelp. In his second collection, awkwardrich reckons with american violence, while endeavoring to live and love in its shadow. Oct 05, 2010 finally, though books by cancerdisease survivors are prevalent, i find them very tough to sell to publishers unless the survivor has some kind of name recognition. We combine important aspects of traditional publishing and selfpublishing to. Autobiography publishers directory list of autobiography. Manhattan book group mbg is a hybrid book publisher based in manhattan, new york. Food memoirs can be divided into three main categories finding andor growing food, making food and eating food but these often merge. Memoir publishers that dont require an agent to submit are few and far between. At bloomsbury, we offer a wealth of brilliant and bestselling books to meet every need. Tom corsonknowles is the founder of tck publishing, and the bestselling author of 27. Memoirs books list of other memoir publishers in united kingdom. We also provide editing, ghost writing and sales and marketing. Actively seeking romance, womens fiction, young adult, middle grade, nonfiction, mysteries, literary fiction and commercial fiction.
Some are old and respected, others are new and still figuring things out. Three of its most remarkable features are its amazing landmarks and cultural institutions, the diversity of its. To celebrate the impending 80th anniversary of winston churchill becoming prime minister in may 1940, we are joining with sothebys for a commemorative auction comprised of treasures entirely from chartwell booksellers 100 lots of rare books, photographs and manuscripts. Memoir publishers directory listing 1 to 10 of 19 memoir publishing companies page 1 of 2 of all the publishing houses listed in the directory of memoir publishers. The big 5 is a nickname for the major trade book publishing companies in the united states. In still, her fierce new collection, poet sandra meek subverts renaissance stilllife painting in order to illuminate the perhaps irreparable natural and cultural harm inflicted by colonial forces, even. They publish about a dozen books each year, including a number of memoirs. To view a list of memoir publishing companies by country please select a country. Gordon associates, has been producing books for others. Persea books is an independent book publisher based out of new york that was established in the 1970s. Three rooms press is a nyc based independent publisher of cuttingedge literary fiction, memoirs, and poetry.
Here are five blackowned publishers currently operating in the us, offering you everything from poetry and childrens books to academic texts. Click the star icon to create and share your own list of favorites or books to read. Hes also an author in his own right, and has written seven books and more. The best new york city novels by neighborhood the new york.
Appeal of writing memoirs grows, as do publishing options robert w. Not all the publishers on this list are currently open to. Publishers see foodoirs as a lucrative genre these days and if i see another one about moving to france and cooking traditional french cuisine i may go mad. The guidelines to submit your proposal can be found on this page. Patti smith grounds her second memoir firmly in new york city, but expands it. Our agents work with literary and commercial fiction, womens fiction, science fictionfantasy, narrative nonfiction, history, memoirs, biographies, psychology, science, parenting, cookbooks. We present the leading writers in narrative nonfiction, business, science, history, health and wellness, pop culture, sports, and humor. This shouldnt be looked at as an opportunity to trash other works, but it is appropriate to gently point out weaknesses or faults. New york city is the epicenter of american book publishing. Founded in 1977, abbeville has long been a mainstay in the art book publishing world, and is currently making strides into the digital realm with e books, ibooks, and many other efriendly formats. By clicking submit i am signing up to receive news about books, authors, and more from penguin random house. Since then they have gained a reputation for publishing. Press is a nyc based independent publisher of cuttingedge literary fiction, memoirs, and poetry.
This books urgency comes from its understanding that the world it cherishes is a world deteriorating. Quiver is an amazing, heartfelt book with a powerful lesson to share. Established in 1933, the crown imprint is a leading publisher of bestselling fiction and critically acclaimed narrative nonfiction in categories that include biography and memoir, history, science. Chartwell booksellers the worlds only winston churchill. Established in 1933, the crown imprint is a leading publisher of bestselling fiction and critically acclaimed narrative nonfiction in categories that include biography and memoir, history. They have published new york times best selling books. Finally, though books by cancerdisease survivors are prevalent, i find them very tough to sell to publishers unless the survivor has some kind of name recognition. Memoir publishers directory list of memoir publishing. Jun 26, 2019 the 50 best memoirs of the past 50 years. Dispatch by cameron awkwardrich, winner of the 2018 lexi rudnitsky editors choice award is out now. Manhattan book group is a premier hybrid book publisher in new york city.
Memoir is autobiographical writing, but not all autobiographical writing follows the criteria for memoir. Books the 50 best memoirs of the past 50 years the new york. Established in 1935 in new york city, holiday house is one of the biggest publishers of childrens book across america. I am interested specifically in memoirs from authors who bring significant media platforms or institutional connections that. Agents and publishers are open to memoir from debut authors, but your. Book publishers in new york book publishing directory. Michael braziller and karen braziller launched persea books in 1975 to find, print and encourage new and innovative writers and authors in fiction, nonfiction.
New door books was founded in 2009 to publish fiction that might be overlooked by commercial publishers. We guarantee amazon bestseller status and major media placements through the use of bestseller ad campaigns and advanced book publicity strategies. Memoirs are structured differently from formal autobiographies which tend to encompass the writers entire life span, focusing on the development of hisher personality. Discover thousands of books and authors, plus get exclusives on new releases, bestsellers, and more, at. Go to bookstores, troll amazon, talk to local booksellers. Lures and snares of old new york is a classic, compulsively readable. An independent selfpublishing company with an unrivalled combination of professional know how and the personal touch. Dec 15, 2018 square one specializes in books on cooking, parenting, businesspersonal finance, selfhelp, history, and memoir among others. The experiment is an independent publisher, founded in 2008, committed to publishing a wide range of nonfiction. Based in new york city, it was named one of the fastest growing independent publishers of 2007 by publishers weekly. And here at, you can currently buy with an increased discount on thousands of our. This incendiary memoir, about the authors childhood in the 1960s in a small.
Three rooms press is a new yorkbased independent publisher inspired by dada, punk, and passion. But within each one has a slew of divisions and imprints, generally organized by category and genre of the books that they publish, distribute, and market click the link if you really feel a. Three rooms press publisher of literary fiction, memoir, creative. Founded twentyfive years ago by editors peter carlaftes and kat georges, three rooms press serves as a leading independent publisher of cuttheedge creative, including fiction, memoir, poetry translations, drama and art. And several of these new york major publishers are under the control of a massive, parentmedia conglomerate. The best new york city novels by neighborhood by nancy aravecz, jefferson market libraryaugust, 2015. I keep expecting vietnam war memoirs to make a huge resurgence, but it hasnt happened yet.
Now, with new door, we are using our skills for books. Seven publishers that accept memoir submissions no agent. List of hybrid publishers 0 comments hybrid publishing is a relatively new term in the industry, and it can be very confusing because most publishing insiders have different definitions of what a hybrid publisher actually is. They are most often linked to the beat poetry movement. A prehistory of new york city crime and one of the sources of martin scorseses gangs of new york, luc santes lowlife. Outskirts press self publishing packages help authors develop and publish highquality books by offering exceptional design, printing, publishing, distribution, and book marketing services. Abbeville press, headquartered in new york, is an independent publisher of fine art and illustrated books. Anatole broyard, a longtime book critic and essayist for the new york times, died in 1990 of prostate. Hachette books was formed in the spring of 2014, with the objective of publishing exciting books across a broad range of categories. The company was established almost twentyfive years back by editors peter carlaftes and kat georges, and since then, theyve successfully rolled out engaging, passionately written titles that revolutionizes mainstream fiction to the. Square one specializes in books on cooking, parenting, businesspersonal finance, selfhelp, history, and memoir among others. Gordon associates, has been producing books for others since 1982. The 50 best memoirs of the past 50 years the new york times. The presses on this list were chosen because they have published a number of debut books.
Our agents work with literary and commercial fiction, womens fiction, science fictionfantasy, narrative nonfiction, history, memoirs, biographies, psychology, science, parenting, cookbooks, howto, selfhelp, business, finance, young adult and juvenile fictionnonfiction and picture books. We present the leading writers in narrative nonfiction. Home to book publishers, a wealth of bookstores, libraries, book fairs and conventions, its definitely booked. List of hybrid publishers 0 comments hybrid publishing is a relatively new term in the industry, and it can be very confusing because most publishing insiders have different definitions of. The experiment an independent publisher of practical and. Square one has been named one of the top ten fastestgrowing indie book publishers in north america by publishers weekly for six years in a row. The author of the bestselling travel memoir blue highways makes his fiction debut with this. The new york times s book critics select the most outstanding memoirs published since 1969. Writers can send guidebooks, memoirs and childrens books about clean eating, environment, green living and sustainable methods.
To celebrate the impending 80th anniversary of winston churchill becoming prime minister. Appeal of writing memoirs grows, as do publishing options. Make sure you are choosing books that are still in print and from major publishers. Get to know it a little better by taking one of these books out on the town. Founded in 1977, abbeville has long been a mainstay in the art book publishing world. The best new york city novels by neighborhood the new. Aug, 2015 the best new york city novels by neighborhood by nancy aravecz, jefferson market libraryaugust, 2015.936 232 31 1231 347 606 1427 1170 1609 1036 1435 1673 1010 1560 406 1128 1044 813 252 356 863 1147 862 526 881 328 1420 66 251 1213 90 1037