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Independent Publishers

& University Presses

The best online guide to independent & university book publishers

Book publishers, including independent publishers, university presses, and small presses listed in the NewPages guide are primarily from the U.S. and Canada.

Complete Independent Publisher Listings

 There are many Small Presses – here are a few examples:

Curiosity Quills

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Curiosity Quills Press is a publisher of hard-hitting dark sci-fi, speculative fiction, and paranormal works aimed at adults, young adults, and new adults.

We provide our authors with a full-service publishing experience, marketing support, and technical know-how, while ensuring that these literary marauders are truly the cream of the crop through a highly selective acquisition process.

DeFiore and Company – How to submit

DeFiore and Company is always looking for exciting, fresh, new talent to add to our list of successful authors. We are currently accepting queries for both fiction and non-fiction titles.

Malice Press

Don’t forget the option of Magazines:



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Horror Tree

Science Fiction Magazine

Gamut Magazine

HomeGamut is an online magazine of neo-noir, speculative fiction with a literary bent.Check it out, join the reading fun.

Dark House Press

dark house logoNeo-noir, fantasy, science fiction, horror, literary, magical realism, transgressive, crime, surrealism, and the grotesque. Everything we like has an elevated perspective, a literary voice, so whatever the genre, avoid the expected, the formulaic, the same old stories and voices.

Sorry – currently closed for submissions, check back later.


Horror Fiction Wki (there are many other genres as well)

Book Publishing Companies

Listings of Book Publishing Companies

List for Horror genre:



Database of Small Presses and Publishers

Bard and Book Publishing

Author pages and free books listed


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