Ace Books is an American publishing company that specializes in science fiction and fantasy novels. The company was founded in 1952 by Aaron A. Wyn and has since become a leading publisher of genre fiction in the United States. Ace Books publishes a wide range of books, including fiction, non-fiction, and reference works and operates several imprints, such as Ace Fantasy and Ace Science Fiction.
Ace Books' authors include many of the world's most renowned and best-selling writers in the science fiction and fantasy genres, such as Robert A. Heinlein, Ursula K. Le Guin and many more. The company has a strong presence in the genre fiction market, with a particular focus on science fiction and fantasy. It also has a children's and YA publishing division, with a reputation for publishing quality and diverse books for young readers.
Ace Books' mission is to discover, publish and promote books of the highest literary and commercial quality, and to promote the best in science fiction and fantasy. The company is committed to publishing a diverse range of voices and stories, reflecting the world's complexity and richness. It is also focused on innovation and adapting to the changing landscape of the publishing industry, by embracing digital technologies and new formats, and reaching readers through various channels.
In addition to its traditional publishing operations, Ace Books also provides services such as distribution, warehousing, and printing. It has a strong online presence and has embraced digital technologies, making its books available in various digital formats including e-books, audiobooks and interactive products.