Independent Publishers (UK)

This is an evolving list which will be extensively updated through 2021 as I do my fortnightly posts. I’ve concentrated on UK based publishers of adult fiction, short stories and poetry.    

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3 of Cups Press

404 Ink

(The) 87 Press

A

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Ad Hoc Fiction

Against the Grain Poetry Press

Agora Books

AK Press

Alchemy Press

Allen & Unwin see Atlantic Books

Allison and Busby

Alma Books

And Other Stories

Angry Robot

Another North

Arachne Press

Aria Fiction

Armley Press

Atlantic Books – Indie Publisher of the Month for August 2020

Allen & Unwin – UK home of Australia’s leading publisher

Corvus Books – Atlantic’s commercial fiction arm

Grove Press – UK home of Grove Atlantic

Atrium Poetry

Aurora Metro Books

Avery Hill Publishing

Ayebia Clarke Publishing Ltd

B

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Bad Betty Press

Bad Press Ink

Barbican Press 

Bearded Badger Publishing 

Behind the Hat Press 

Birch Moon Press 

Birlinn Ltd 

Bitter Lemon Press

Black and White Publishing  – Indie Publisher of the Month, May 2020

Black Bee Books

Black Bird Books

The Black Light Engine Room Press

Black Pear Press

Black Shuck Books

Black Spring Press Group

Black Thorn Books 

Black Wolf Edition & Publishing

Blackbird Books

Blackstaff Press

Bloodaxe Books

Bloodhound Books

Blossom Spring Publishing

Blue Diode

Blue Poppy Publishing

Bluemoose Books

Boiler House Press

Bold Voice Press

Boldwood Books

Bookouture

Boudicca Press

Brewin Books

Broken Sleep Books

Burning Chair Publishing

Burning Eye Books

Burton Mayers Books

C

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Caffeine Nights

Calder Valley Poetry

Calque Press

Candy Jar Books

Canelo

Canelo Crime

Canongate BooksIndie Publisher of the Month, April 2020

Black Thorn Books – crime imprint

Carcanet Press

Cassava Republic

Cast Iron Books

CB Editions

Charco Press

Choc Lit

Chronos Publishing

Cillian Press

Cinnamon Press

Cipher Press

Claret Press

Clutag Press

Comma Press

Common Breath, The 

Cōnfingō Publishing

Conrad Press, The

Copy Press

Cornovia Press

Corona Books

Corvus Books an Atlantic imprint

Corylus Books

D

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D’Ascoyne Press

Dahlia Books

Darf Publishers

Dark Edge Press

The Dark Horse

Daunt Books Publishing

Dead Ink Books

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Dean Street Press

Dedalus Books

Dodo Ink

Doghorn Publishing

Dome PressIndependent Publisher of the Month, January 2020    Dome authors have now moved to Canelo   

Dostoyevsky Wannabe

Duckworth

Dunlin Press

E

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Egaeus Press

Egg Box Publishing

Eibonvale Presswebsite

Elliot & Thompson

Elsewhen Press

The Emma Press

Enitharmon Press

Epigram Books

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Europa Editions

Everything With Words

Extra Teeth

Eye Flash Poetry

Eyewear Publishing

Eyrie Press

F

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Faber & Faber

Fahrenheit Press

Fairlight Books

Fantom Publishing

Farrago Books

Farrant Fiction

Fictive Dream

Fine Press Poetry

Fitzcarraldo Editions

Flapjack Press

Fledgling Press

Flipped Eye Publishing

Fly on the Wall Poetry Press

Fox, Finch & Tepper

Fox Spirit Books

Francis Boutle

Frogmore Press, The

Fum d’Estampa Press

Fusion Press

G

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Galley Beggar Press

Gallic Books

Garmoran Publishing

Garreteer Press

Gatehouse Press

Ghost Orchid Press

Girasol Press

Glagoslav Publications

Gomer

Graffeg Press

Granta

Greenteeth Press

Grimbold Books

Grove Press see Atlantic Books

Guardbridge Books

Guillemot Press

Guts Publishing

Gutter Magazine

H

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Handheld Press 

Hashtag Press

Haunt Publishing

Head of Zeus (HoZ)

Hedgespoken Press

Henningham Family Press

Hera Books

Hercules Editions

Heroic Books

Herself Press

Hesperus Press

Hesterglock Press

Hic Dragones

Hideaway Fall Ltd

Hikari Press

Hobeck Books

Holland House Books

Holland Park Press

Honest Publishing

Honno PressIndie Publisher of the Month for December 2020

Hookline Books

Hope Road

Horrific Tales Publishing

HVTN

Head of Zeus

Hideaway Fall Ltd

Hobeck Books

Honno Press  – Indie Publisher of the Month for December 2020  

I

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Ignite Books

Ignition Press

Immanion Press

Impress Books

Incline Press

Indie Books

Indigo Dreams Publishing

Indigo Press, The

Influx Press

Ink Sweat and Tears

Inkandescent

Inspired Quill

IRON Press

Istros Books

J K

An A-Z of (UK) Independent Publishers – J&K

Jacaranda Books

Joffe Books Publisher

Knight Errant Press

Kristell Ink – An imprint of Grimbold Books

L

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Legend PressIndependent Publisher of the Month, October 2020

Lendal Press

Les Fugitives

Lightning Books  – Independent Publisher of the Month, March 2020

Linen Press  – Independent Publisher of the Month, March 2020

Lolli Editions

Louise Walters BooksIndependent Publisher of the Month, February 2020

Lume Books

Luna Press Publishing

M

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McFori Ink

Maclehose

Makina Books

Marotte Books

Maytree Press

Mills & Boon

Moist

Monsoon Books

Monstrous Regiment Publishing

Moot Press

Moormaid Press

Muddy Pearl Books

Muswell Press

Myriad Editions

Myrmidon Books

N

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Neem Tree Press

New Ruins Books

New Welsh Review

Newcon Press

Nightjar Press

Nine Arches Press

No Alibis Press

No Exit Press

Noir Press

Nordisk books

North Staffordshire Press

Northodox Press

Norvik Press

Nyx Publishing

O

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Obliterati Press

Offa’s Press

Offord Road Books

Old Street Publishing

Oleander Press

Olympia Publishers

Oneworld Publications

Onwe Press

Open Pen

Orenda Books

Orphans Publishing

Ouen Press

Out-Spoken Press

Own It!

Ozaru Books

P

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Panther Publishing

Papillote Press

Parthian Books

Paper Swans Press

Pariah Press

Patrician Press

Peepal Tree Press

Peirene Press

Peninsula Press

Penkhull Press

Penned in the Margins

Penteract Press

Periscope Books

Persephone Books  – Indie Publisher of the Month June 2020

Peter Owen Publishers

Pictish Beast Publications

Pilrig Press

Platypus Press

Point Blank see Oneworld Publications

Polygon see Birlinn Ltd

Portobello Books see Granta

Profile Books

Profusion Books

Prototype Publishing

Provoco Publishing

PS Publishing

Pushkin Press

Q

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Quartet Books – looks to be in process of closing down (13/7/21 The Bookseller)

Question Mark Press

R

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Rat’s Tales

Read & Co. Books

The Real Press

Rebellion Publishing

Red Circle Authors

Red Dog Press

Red Door Publishing

Red Hare Publishing

Red Squirrel Press

Reflex Press

Renard Press

Repeater Books

Retreat West

The Rialto

Rough Trade Press

Route Publishing

Rymour Books

S

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Sacristy Press

Salad Pages

Salt Publishing

Salò Press

Sandstone Press  – Indie Publisher of the Month for July 2020

Sapere Books

Saqi Books

Saraband

Scotland Street Press

Scratching Shed Publishing Ltd

Scribe Publications

Seagull Books

Self Made Hero

September Publishing

Seren Books – Indie Publisher of the Month for November 2020 

Serpentine Books

Serpent’s Tail – imprint of Profile Books

Seventh Quarry Press

Severn House

Shared Press

Shoreline of Infinity

Sidekick Books

Silhouette Press

Silkworms Ink

Silver Press

Silvertail Press

Sinister Horror Company

Siren Press

Sixth Element

Skylight Press

Smokestack Books

Snowbooks

Speculative Books

Splice

SST Publications

Stairwell Books

Stewed Rhubarb Press

Stone Skin Press

Stonewood Press

Storgy

Strange Attractor Press

Strangers Press

Structo Magazine and Press

Swift Press

Sylph Editions

T

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Taff Vale Press

Tangent Books

Tangerine Press

Tapsalteerie

Tartarus Press

Team Angelica

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ThunderPoint Publishing

Tilted Axis

Tindal Street – taken over by Profile Books

Tippermuir Books

Titan Books:

Tuba Press

Two Rivers Press

U

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UEA Publishing Project

Unbound

Universal Octopus

V

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V. Press

Vagabond Voices

Valley Press

Vane Women Press

Verso Press

Vertebrate Publishing

Verve Poetry Press

Verve Books

Victorina Press

Viper Books crime  imprint of Serpents tale

Virtual Zine

Vulpine Press

W

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Ward Wood Publishing

Watermark Press

The Waywiser Press

Weatherglass Books

Whisky & Beards

Wild Pressed Books

Wild Seed Magazine

Witcherley Books

Wizard’s Tower Press

World Editions

Wrecking Ball Press

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Y

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Y Lolfa

Yaffle Press

Z

An A-Z of (UK) Independent Publishers W – Z

Zeno Press