If you’re looking for a publisher for your Christian book, you’ve come to the right place! Below we’ve featured 8 top British Christian book publishers for your review!
1. Day One Publications (Leominster, England)
Day One Publications is the publishing branch of Day One Christian Ministries, which was first founded in 1831. Day One Publications is based in Leominster, England, and has been operating as a Christian book publisher that isn’t afraid to publish books on diverse topics including bioethics and creation/evolution, as well as more traditional topics including church history, evangelistic literature, children’s Christian books, and more.
Day One Publications also offers e-books, downloadable resources, gifts, cards, and much more. Day One Publications is currently accepting submissions for manuscripts that align with their mission of providing literature for discipleship and evangelism. They accept both hard copy and digital manuscript submissions, as well as some basic author and manuscript information. Learn more about the submission guidelines for Day One Publications here.
2. Authentic Media (Milton Keynes, England)
Based in Milton Keynes, England, Authentic Media is a family-owned book publisher and distributor that specializes in Bibles and biographies. They also distribute Christian music and DVDs. They are currently open for publications (particularly those relating to church, personal spiritual development, and biographies).
Please note that Authentic Media does not publish books in the genres of fiction, poetry, or children’s books, but they are open to faith-based submissions in other genres. After submitting your manuscript, you will hear from the team at Authentic Media within 6-8 weeks if they wish to pursue your project. Learn more about their submission guidelines here.
3. Catholic Truth Society (London, England)
Catholic Truth Society is a leading Catholic book publisher and charity based in London, England. Their book publishing history dates back to 1868 and their organization is committed to spreading the truths of the Catholic faith.
Catholic Truth Society publishes books relating to a wide range of faith-based topics, and is best known for their booklets relating to Catholicism and Catholic life. Currently, Catholic Truth Society is accepting manuscripts from unsolicited authors that fit in with their publication profile – you can learn more about their requirements here, and make an editorial or submission-related enquiry here.
4. The Good Book Company (Epsom, England)
The Good Book Company is an international book publisher based in Epsom, England. They are an exclusive Christian publisher and specialize in training materials (such as books, videos, evangelistic courses and more) and Bible-study resources. They have a 21st-century mindset when it comes to making their materials accessible for modern readers.
The Good Book Company is currently accepting manuscript submissions for learning resources, books, and Bible-study materials. Specifically, they are looking for works relating to evangelism, young adult/children’s books, and titles exploring Christian living. They do not publish fiction, biographies/autobiographies, or poetry. Learn more about The Good Book Company’s manuscript submission guidelines here.
5. Stanborough Press (Grantham, England)
With roots in Grantham, England, Stanborough Press is the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s official publisher in the UK. Stanborough Press is a charitable organization specializing in publishing and distributing uplifting and inspiring Christian literature, both across the United Kingdom and also distributed overseas.
Stanborough Press publishes children’s books, Bibles, Bible-study resources, devotionals, Christian lifestyle books, and titles for young adults. If you are interested in publishing through Stanborough Press, they are currently accepting submissions. You can submit your manuscript for review by the editors at Stanborough Press by mail, or email their team a scanned copy. Learn more about their author guidelines here.
6. Christian Focus Publications (Ross-shire, Scotland)
Christian Focus Publications is a leading Christian book publisher in Scotland. Based in Ross-shire, they have been publishing and distributing Christian materials for over 50 years, and strive to spread the word God via the bible and Bible-related resources designed for readers of all age groups and levels. They have published books from authors worldwide, which are sold across the globe and have been translated into more than 70 languages.
Christian Focus Publications mainly publishes popular adult titles, but also publishes books in other areas through three separate publication imprints. CF4K is predominantly where their children’s books are published, including Sunday school and homeschooling resources. Their Christian Heritage imprint preserves historical Christian books so that they can be enjoyed by future generations, and their Mentor imprint offers thought-provoking books for a more in-depth look at Christianity. Learn more about the submission guidelines for Christian Focus Publications here.
7. SPCK Publishing (London, England)
SPCK Publishing is a Christian book publisher and charity in London, England, that is able to call themselves the oldest Anglican mission agency, and the largest publisher of Christian works throughout the United Kingdom. They have been promoting Christian faith and providing resources for the community to learn more for more than three centuries, and don’t show any signs of slowing down.
SPCK Publishing publishes both adult and children’s fiction, history books, youth resources, devotionals, books relating to spirituality and personal growth, Bibles, and Bible-study resources. SPCK publishes books using three imprints, the first is SPCK Publishing itself which specializes in books relating to Theology and Christian Spirituality. IVP UK specializes in evangelical publishing, while Marylebone House publishes historical and modern fiction, crime mysteries, and more, each with a faith-based theme. SPCK Publishing is open for unsolicited submissions, but please note that they rarely accept works that are not commissioned by their editorial board in advance. Learn more about their guidelines here.
8. Shanway Press (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
One of the few Christian publishing companies in Northern Ireland, Shanway Press was first established in the 1970s in Belfast. This family-operated publisher publishes a diverse range of Christian publications, including everything from brochures for parishes and churches to books penned by local Irish authors. Their editorial team has extensive experience and has helped Shanway Press develop into a highly regarded publisher and distributor across the United Kingdom.
Titles published at Shanway Press include historical titles, adult fiction, children’s books, and more. Shanway Press does accept manuscripts from both current and aspiring authors, but prior to sending your work to them, reach out to their team to discuss your project and receive their feedback. Learn more about the publication guidelines at Shanway Press here.