From News to Story: How Narrative Nonfiction Publishers are Changing the Nonfiction Genre
As a true story teller, finding the right publisher for your narrative nonfiction work is crucial. Some of the top publishers for true story tellers include:
Penguin Random House: This publisher is known for its commitment to publishing diverse voices and for its wide range of imprints that specialize in different genres of narrative nonfiction, including memoir, history, and current events.
HarperCollins: This publisher has a reputation for producing high-quality narrative nonfiction books and working closely with authors to develop their ideas. They have a strong focus on memoir and biography, as well as history, science and current events.
Simon & Schuster: This publisher is known for its strong emphasis on storytelling and its wide range of topics. They publish a wide range of genres including memoir, biography, history and current events.
Hachette Book Group: This publisher is known for its commitment to publishing high-quality narrative nonfiction and working closely with authors to develop their ideas. They have a strong focus on memoir, biography, and history.
W. W. Norton & Company: This publisher is known for producing high-quality narrative nonfiction books on a wide range of subjects, from science and history to biography and memoir. They have a reputation for working closely with authors to develop their ideas and turn them into compelling stories.
These are just a few examples of the many great publishers of narrative nonfiction. Aspiring writers should also consider smaller independent presses, which often have a strong focus on specific genres or themes and can offer a more personal approach to working with authors.
It is important for true story tellers to research publishers and their submission guidelines before submitting their work and to be familiar with the books already published by the publisher. It will help them to know the publisher's preferences, which will help them to tailor their manuscript accordingly.