Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s topic is whatever I want. Did you know that the majority of books in stores come from the same 5 giant publishers? That doesn’t seem fair to me. Here are ten small publishers that need more love. Please click the links and check out their catalogs.
Small Publishers That You Should Check Out
What they publish: reprinted cookbooks, diaries, memoirs, novels, and short story collections by overlooked mid-twentieth century women writers.
What they publish: science-fiction, fantasy, horror, and all the weird stuff that blurs the lines between those genres.
What they publish: “provocative” poetry, short fiction, and experimental art from writers and artists around the world. If you like bizarre book covers, check out this publisher.
What they publish: Literary fiction and nonfiction. No orange-headed celebrities allowed.
What they publish: contemporary fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, anthologies, and English translations of German books.
What they publish: fiction and nonfiction by international writers featuring "unlikely protagonists, undiscovered territories and courageous voices."
What they publish: translated contemporary literature.
What they publish: Literary fiction, short story collections, and nonfiction. "Nasty women" shaking up the publishing industry.
What they publish: Books about Asia. Manga, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, children's books, arts and crafts.
What they publish: Poetry by new and emerging poets.
Do you read books published by small presses? Do you have any recommendations for me?