Welcome writers, we know that you put your heart and soul in writing that one book. We know how much time it takes for a writer to write and complete the book for which a writer spends many sleepless nights working on the book which becomes the most important thing for them. Writing a book is not an easy task so is getting a publisher who will give wings to your words which have been edited many times.
A writer gets confused in choosing a good publisher for his/her masterpiece. Writers here, we give you the best publishers where you can get your masterpiece published and experience your dream getting turned into reality. Yes, a writer gives life to words and characters but it is a publisher who gives shape, reforms those wise words of a writer into something better, making a writer’s masterpiece eloquent and readable for all. Publishing a book is also an art which involves creativity & is also not an easy task. The main things which every publisher checks before publishing is the age group, about the book, font size, illustrations, and many such other things.
Harper Collins Publishers, one of the world’s largest publishing companies founded in 1989 having its main headquarters in New York City which is managed by its worldwide CEO Brian Murray. It has publishing groups in India, U.K, U.S.A, Australia, China, and New Zealand. In India its headquarters is in Noida in the state of Uttar Pradesh, was founded in the year 1992.
Harper is a great choice if you think that you have written something which the world should know and readers should read your writings in awe. Having given us the most celebrated and the finest authors it has made a place for itself worldwide especially in India. The notable authors are Amitav Ghosh, Chitra Divakaruni Banerjee, Anuja Chauhan, Aravind Adiga, Mahesh Rao, Kiran Nagarkar, Amruta Patil, Isabel Allende, Anita Nair, Paulo Coelho, Raghu Karnad, George R R Martin, Michael Crichton, the Dalai Lama, Tarun Tejpal, Sidney Sheldon, Thrity Umrigar, B.K.S. Iyengar, Raghuram Rajan, Satya Nadella among others.To publish your book with them you need to mail them a detailed proposal of your work with a synopsis and the first three sample chapters at their email id [email protected] with your full name, email id and contact number in the mail body. Remember they will ask for the complete manuscript only if your proposal is under consideration. After submitting your work you need to wait for 8-12 weeks and if you still not get any email from them it is understood that they haven’t considered your manuscript or proposal which would not be returned in any case so its better to keep a copy of your submitted work.
Rupa Publications was founded in the year 1936 by D. Mehra and R.K.Mehra at a College Street in Kolkata. The key people of this publication house includes Kapish Mehra with the founding members. The interesting part lies in its logo which was decided by Satyajit Ray who is also a celebrated writer in Bengali language.
The famous authors from this publication house include Chetan Bhagat whose all books are published by them, the autobiography of Lal Krishan Advani and Pranab Mukherjee, some of Ramendra Kumar ‘s and Ruskin Bond’s books, Subramaniam Swamy, Mike Pettigrew, Abah Sharma, Derek O Brien, Mark Reclau, Vinod Rai.
They publish many books in all genres fiction and non-fiction, memoirs, biographies, autobiographies, self-help, travel, health and fitness, politics, business, economics, classics, history among many others.
For submissions, you can send them your proposal or manuscript either online or offline. Send your work to them at their registered office which is Rupa Publications India161, B-4, Ground Floor,
Gulmohar House, Yusuf Sarai Community Centre, New Delhi – 110 049 or just email them at their email id [email protected] with a detailed synopsis and three sample chapters. They will take three months to tell you of their decision and if they like your work their team will get back to you to discuss the contract and other things until then keep your fingers crossed. They will not return your work whether selected or rejected so please have a copy of your work with you.
Penguin Random House
Penguin Random House was founded in the year 1985. Ever since it was founded it has been a platform for writers across genres and subjects from fiction to non-fiction to poetry and prose it makes your writing known to the world. There are many notable authors who have published their work with this publishing house. They publish work for every age group.
To get your work published with them you have to mail your proposal with sample chapters on their email id [email protected] or you can also submit your proposal at their office reception.
Your proposals should be in English-language ranging from fiction (novels, novellas, and short stories), to poetry, general and narrative non-fiction, biographies, and memoirs, current affairs, business, travel, cookery, religion, philosophy and self-help, reference and quizzing, photography and illustrated books.
Once they accept your proposal which should contain a synopsis and chapter outline together with any two sample chapters. For short stories and poems, a synopsis of the collection with five sample stories and/or poems, then your entire manuscript evaluated in detail by a team of editors for its language, literary merits, readability, style, competition, marketability and sales potential. This detailed evaluation takes a minimum of six months and post-evaluation they will inform you of their final decision.
Some of the worthy authors who have published their work with them are Ruskin Bond, Salman Rushdie, Khushwant Singh among many others
Shristi Publishers was founded in the year 1997 on 17th May by Mr. Jayanta Kumar Bose. The turning point for this publication house was the year 2006 when they gave a platform for the first time writers whose stories were unsolicited. The most revolutionary movement started by any Indian publication is credited to Shrishti publishers as they were the ones who initiated a totally new and unique concept of 100 Bucks Bookmaking books available for masses at a very affordable rate. It has produced many bestselling authors such as Ravinder Singh, Sudeep Nagarkar, Preeti Shenoy, Durjoy Datta, Tushar Raheja among many others totally forming the meaning of ‘Creation’.
They are always ready to give wings to your writings but for that you need to submit a soft copy of your work on their email id [email protected] . Make sure your proposal should consist of some basic documents such as A chapter wise detailed synopsis of your work, any three best sample chapters, a detailed write up about author, concept note explaining your target audience, other comparative titles available, unique selling point and word count. Once their editorial team has gone through your proposal you will be notified within 4-6 weeks whether they are ready to accept your proposal or not, if they like your proposal then they will ask you for the entire manuscript which will also be evaluated minutely and then they will inform you of their final decision.
Make sure that you have a COPY of your work as they will never return your submitted proposal at any cost. Once Shrishti Publisher’s founder was asked how he manages so many bestselling authors so well he answered that question in his inspiring words totally reflecting their mission of Creation . His words were “We found most of these authors through one simple route: unsolicited manuscript submissions by young chaps who felt “if XYZ can write, so can I”.
Black Ink Publications
Black Ink Publications was founded by Ravinder Singh, bestseller author of many books under the name The 3 Interesting Storytellers. It was founded by Singh to publish the works of debut authors who are passionate about writing. This is a different type of publication house from other publication house as they don’t publish your work throughout the year, every year they launch three debut writers with their masterpieces but still you can submit your proposal to them. If they have already launched three debut authors your proposal will be considered for the next year. This is managed by Tisha Andrews.
Before you email your proposal for consideration, make sure your proposal is in English language and is a Fictional story, the synopsis of your story in not more than 2 pages, the first three sample chapters (in pdf or doc. document) , use only Times New Roman Font (12/14) for your submission, wait for at least three months to know whether your proposal is selected or not. E-Mail your proposal on [email protected] and for queries email on [email protected] Once you have been finalised as a debut author you will be entitled for royalties.
Author’s Ink Publications
Author’s Ink Publications is a self-publishing house founded by Aniket Kapoor in January 2014 with much support from his family. Kapoor founded this publication house to give a platform to young authors who can publish their work with selfless support and service. Though it started with only 2-3 titles published, now it has published more than 150+ titles. Kapoor was also a part of Delhi Literature Festival 2015.
One can send proposal ranging from fiction, poetry, general and narrative non-fiction, biographies, memoirs to philosophy. You can also send your technical research papers or anything related to academic material as they also publish these. You just need to take the first step by emailing them your proposal on their email id [email protected] The primary evaluation of your proposal will take 1 month time. At the initial stage, they don’t ask you for the entire manuscript, they ask after your proposal has been accepted of which you will be informed either by e-mail or by a call from their representative. Once you have submitted your manuscript you need not worry for anything as they take care of everything publishing and all. For publishing, you have two options Self-Publishing or Traditional Publishing.
Damick Publication, a self publication house founded by Chandra Kanta Jaisansaria on 17th May 2016 in New Delhi to give a platform to quality writers and the promotion of their work in Literary Field. Jaisansaria who is known for his debut novel It’s Still Complicated is the CEO of Damick Publication with Damini Aggarwal as COO who give needed motivation and support to young writers who want to publish their book.
Damick is a platform for every writer who wants to get his/her work published. They provide two publishing types for you to choose from, Quick Publishing and Guided Publishing. For the creation of your book, they help you with publishing, manuscript editing, cover designing of the book and e-book creation. Their services also include distribution, marketing, copyright, and translation. If you want to publish your book with them, you just need to email them the synopsis of your manuscript in one or two pages, the first three chapters of the book and author’s bio in the third person on their email id [email protected] Once you have emailed them, their expert will review your manuscript, you will be informed of their decision within 72 hours.
Notion Press Publishing
Notion Press Publication set up with a goal Publish Here Sell Everywhere is a leading self-publication company for the budding writers in the year 2012 by Naveen Valsakumar, Bhargava Adepalley, Jana Pillay. Today they publish books written in English, Hindi, Tamil and in three formats namely Paperbook, Ebook, Hardcover. They publish in all the genres, fiction, non-fiction, poetry, academics, Indian languages too. You can choose your own publishing package as they have three publishing packages to choose from depending upon your need and budget. Their three packages provided by them are Xpress Publishing, Guided Publishing, Spotlight Publishing with Author Dashboard for you. If you have a manuscript ready and you are looking for a publisher just sign up on their website to get the best results for your book from editing to book design to publication they will help you in every way possible.
Amazon publishing started in the year 2009 with 15 imprints since then a number of writers from around the world has a platform to show their talent, dedication to self publish their book in an artistic way. Though it faces criticism too for the underperformance of the book published through them overall it has become the most chosen platform for writers to publish their book themselves. The books published with them can be easily read on Amazon Kindle and some of the books are free for Prime members. Some of the writers who have self-published their book with Amazon are Divyansh Mundra who is the author of Secret of the Himalayan Treasure, Gangs of Bombay & Ghost of the Indian Bride, Jayant Shilanjan Mundra who is the author of Redemption of a Son among many others.
So, here were our nine publishers for your book who is waiting to create history by you. We hope that this article helps you in giving shape to your amazing creation. We wish you best for your book. HAPPY PUBLISHING