Websites of science fiction and fantasy publishers give information about books currently for sale and about forthcoming books. Some of these publishers offer sample chapters on-line. The publishers do not sell direct, but through bookstores, but you can find out what books you want your local independent bookseller to order for you.
Last revised: January 15, 2008.
- Ace Books is an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), devoted to fantasy and science fiction.
- Baen Books
- Baen Books, an independent, publishes only science fiction and fantasy books. The site features a complete list of forthcoming books, sample chapters, and much more.
- Ballantine Publishing Group
- This is part of Random House, Inc.; some science fiction and fantasy appear under the Ballantine imprint.
- DAW Books, Inc.
- An independent company dedicated to science fiction and fantasy only.
Busted Flush Press
- Fine thrillers and hard-boiled crime fiction reprints, novels and anthologies. Not SF, but classics!
- Del Rey
- A division of Random House. Only science fiction and fantasy get the Del Rey imprint.
- The imprint under which HarperCollins publishes fantasy and science fiction.
- Galaxy Press
- Publisher of L. Ron Hubbard's books, and of the L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future series.
- Harper Collins
- A large publishing house, publishing some science fiction and fantasy under the main imprint.
- LUNA Books
- This imprint of Harlequin deals with romantic fantasy.
- Mundania Press
- Publisher of many genres. Some books in e-form as well as printed.
- Website for both Orbit Books UK (SFF imprint of Little, Brown) and Orbit Books US (SFF imprint of Hachette Book Group USA).
- A division of HarperCollins responsible for Harper books in larger type than normal.
- Penguin Group
- This is the home page for the company, with links to the various national subdivisions.
- New science fiction and fantasy imprint of Prometheus Books.
- Small Publishers
- The Home Page for Fantasy and Science Fiction's page of links to small publishers.
- Bantam Dell's SF and Fantasy imprint.
- Tor Forge
- Tom Doherty Associates, Inc., part of Holtzbrinck Publishers, publishes science fiction and fantasy under the imprints Tor and Forge.
- Voyager Online
- A science fiction/fantasy website produced by HarperCollinsPublishers Australia, providing a place where Australian science fiction and fantasy fans can discuss the genre with like-minded individuals.
- Zumaya Publications
- A small publisher of both print and e editions.
Advice for writers seeking a publisher:
- Mary Wolf's Guide to Electronic Publishers
- Mary Wolf's Guide to Electronic Publishers lists publishers by several criteriaroyalty or not, novel or story, others. Especially useful for writers!
- Preditors & Editors
- A guide to publishers and writing services for serious writers, including warnings of scams in the publishing industry.
- Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc.
- SFWA is a writers' advocacy group. These pages explain royalty publishing and the other ways; sample contracts are also posted.
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