SF & Fantasy Market
Publishes science fiction, fantasy and horror stories, and poems. Welcomes new and established writers and artists. Has a preference for lighter, amusing styles of science fiction and fantasy, but will also consider more serious work for publication.
Angry Robot is a global imprint dedicated to the best in modern adult science fiction, fantasy and everything in between. Angry Robot is British-based but sells worldwide through Penguin Random House (US/Canada) and Simon & Schuster (Australia/NZ). Their mission is to produce books that appeal to everyone, from post-Dr Who and Xbox fans to long-time genre enthusiasts.
Baen Books is an independent science fiction and fantasy publisher, distributed by Pocket Books/Simon & Schuster. Baen Books has become a market leader, publishing books at the heart of SF, by authors such as David Drake, Lois McMaster Bujold, Elizabeth Moon, David Weber, James Hogan, Mercedes Lackey, Larry Niven and many more.
The Bath Novel Award is an annual £2,000 prize for prize for unpublished and self-published or independently published novelists in any genre written for adult or young adult (13+) readers. The award is open to writers of any nationality, genre and perspective and has a strong track record in helping emerging writers to further their writing careers. 2019 dates to be confirmed.
DAW Books was the first publishing company ever devoted exclusively to science fiction and fantasy. Now more than 30 years and more than a thousand titles later, DAW has a well-deserved reputation for discovering and publishing the hottest talents in the industry. DAW accepts unsolicited submissions of science fiction and fantasy novels.
Gollancz is the oldest specialist SF & Fantasy publisher in the UK. Founded in 1927 and with a continuous SF publishing programme dating back to 1961, it is home to a galaxy of award-winning and bestselling authors. Gollancz have one of the largest ranges of SF and Fantasy of any publisher in the world.
Founded by the world-renowned BBC Aeronautics Correspondent Reg Turnill and his wife, Margaret, to celebrate the life and works of HG Wells and encourage creative writing, especially among the young, the prestigious HG Wells Short Story Competition offers generous Senior and Junior prizes and free publication of all shortlisted entries in a quality, professionally published paperback anthology. 2019 dates to be confirmed.
The prize was created to discover and publish new writing talent. The winner of the prize is offered a publishing contract with Impress books with the aim of publishing the book in the year following the award. The Impress team also looks at all entries, whether on the shortlist or not, with a view to publication by Impress Books. 2019 dates to be confirmed
Jo Fletcher Books is part of the Quercus family, a small but perfectly formed list publishing the very best in best science fiction, fantasy and horror. JFB authors are writing critically acclaimed, award-winning and unputdownable novels right across the fantastical spectrum, encompassing everything from crime to literary fiction.
Paper Road Press specialises in science fiction and fantasy, all things in between – and things from the fringes, too. We want to see magical realism, urban fantasy, space opera, secondary worlds, time travel, myths and legends, crossovers and reimaginings; the familiar made unfamiliar and the unfamiliar familiar.
The Young Australian Christian Writer Award is given annually for the best unpublished manuscript by an Australian citizen under 30 years of age. With the Young Australian Christian Writer Award Sparklit discovers and nurtures writers of the future.
Talem Press is a new publisher of fantasy books, and is an imprint of Writer’s Edit Press. Talem Press is a completely independent, Sydney-based house. Talem believes in the life-changing potential of stories, and everything they publish seeks to provide inspiration, and escape. The editors are particularly passionate about unlikely heroines, mysterious magic and out-of-this-world story-telling. Submissions will be open for a period of three months (July 12 – October 12).
Tartarus is a small, British independent press founded in 1990, specialising in collectable hardback limited editions of literary supernatural/strange/horror fiction novels and short fiction collections, along with paperbacks and ebooks. Recipient of five World Fantasy Awards and a Stoker Award.
The Tasmanian Writers & Readers Festival, run biennially by the Tasmanian Writers Centre, unites writers and readers from across the state and Australia through masterclasses, discussion forums, spoken word events, children’s programs and more. The festival occupies various spaces throughout the historic Hadley’s Orient Hotel and encourages all members of the community to engage with their fellow readers and writers through the power of storytelling.