Often in publishing, those who are new to the industry are only familiar with the Big 5 publishing houses. It’s important to get to know the medium- and smaller-sized houses as well, especially if you’re looking for your first job in the industry. The Beginner’s Guide to Publishers Beyond the Big 5 is a list of a few adult fiction publishers that might be less familiar to you.
The publisher/owner is either the parent company or parent publishing house. The imprints listed are only the fiction imprints within that parent company. The approximate number of employees is according to the company’s website or LinkedIn and refers to the employees of the publisher/owner as a whole, unless otherwise specified.
We hope you find our key facts helpful and utilize the website and Twitter accounts listed to learn more about the companies you find interesting.