Fantasy Publishers in the UK: A Guide
If you're an author looking to get your fantasy novel published in the UK, there are a number of publishers you can consider. Here is a guide to some of the top fantasy publishers in the UK:
Gollancz: A division of the Orion Publishing Group, Gollancz specializes in science fiction and fantasy literature. They are known for publishing classic fantasy authors such as J.R.R. Tolkien and Stephen King, as well as contemporary fantasy authors like China Miéville and Joe Abercrombie.
Harper Voyager: A division of HarperCollins, Harper Voyager publishes fantasy and science fiction novels. They have a diverse list of authors, including Robin Hobb, Brent Weeks, and Joe Abercrombie.
Tor UK: An imprint of Pan Macmillan, Tor UK specializes in science fiction, fantasy, and horror literature. They have published works by George R.R. Martin, Brandon Sanderson, and China Miéville.
Jo Fletcher Books: An imprint of Quercus, Jo Fletcher Books publishes fantasy, science fiction, and horror literature. They are known for publishing works by authors such as Joe Abercrombie, N.K. Jemisin, and China Miéville.
Angry Robot: An independent publisher of science fiction, fantasy, and horror novels. They are known for publishing works by authors such as Mur Lafferty, Wesley Chu, and Foz Meadows.
Solaris Books: An independent publisher of science fiction and fantasy novels. They are known for publishing works by authors such as Adrian Tchaikovsky, Alastair Reynolds, and Ann Leckie.
Before submitting to any publisher, it's important to research their submission guidelines and make sure your work is a good fit for their list. Some publishers only accept unsolicited submissions at certain times of the year, while others only accept submissions through literary agents.
This list is not exhaustive and there are many other great fantasy publishers in the UK, each with their own submission guidelines and preferences. So it's always a good idea to research and check the guidelines before submitting.