Have you written a technical book and want to publish it?
Continue reading to learn about 19 top publishers of technical books.
As you may know, technical books have a market of their own and necessitate a different kind of writing process. Springer is a publishing company that will enable you to bring your writing to the intended audience. It boasts of having produced close to 300,000 titles spread across categories like astronomy, engineering, chemistry, earth science, computer science, business and more. Founded in 1842 by Julius Springer, this firm is headquartered in Germany but has an office in New York City, USA. Automotive Control by R. Isermann and Against Water Privatization by J. Castro are two of their books. If you’d like to submit your work to them, then read their guidelines and contact them if needed.
2. Artech House
Authors of engineering and scientific works should consider Artech House a potential option for getting their manuscript published. Housed in London, UK, this company was originally founded in Norwood, Massachusetts in the year 1974. Its parent company is called Horizon House Publications. A few of the titles they have published are Practical ESM Analysis by Sue Robertson and Practical Microstrip and Printed Antenna Design by Anil Pandey. They have a bunch of links on their website for authors wishing to publish with them. So make sure to go through all of those pages. The manuscript guidelines will definitely help you format your submission in the best possible way. Those who would like to get in touch with them can do so via email or phone.
With a network of offices in prime regions around the world like UK, USA and Asia, Wiley is an academic publisher that is dedicated towards serving their customers with print materials like books, encyclopaedias and journals. Their Canadian branch can be found in Toronto, Canada. This firm began doing the rounds all the way back in 1807 and is the brainchild of Charles Wiley. Computing, chemistry, mathematics, life sciences, agriculture are just some of the topics that they cover with their many published titles. Two of their books are Info We Trust by RJ Andrews and The Microbiology of Safe Food by Stephen J. Forsythe. If you think that Wiley is the right publisher for you, read their submission guidelines. For any doubts or clarifications, you can contact them.
Having celebrated its 40th anniversary after its launch in 1977, Between The Lines is a publishing firm from Toronto, Canada that delivers a wide range of choices within the nonfiction genre to its readers. If your manuscript belongs to categories like environment, technology, health, criminology, globalization to name a few, then you could reach out to the company with any queries regarding publishing your work. It was started as a joint project of Dumont Press Graphix of Kitchener and Development Education Centre of Toronto. Renewable Energy by Danny Chivers, What’s Yours Is Mine by Tom Slee and Cyber Proletariat by Nick Dyer-Witheford are a few samples of their work. Here are the submission guidelines you should know.
Sage Publishing has been a renowned name in the fields of academic texts and educational publications for a considerable time. It was founded by Sara Miller McCune in 1965 and is housed in Melbourne, Australia. As a global publisher, their works pertaining to plant & agricultural sciences, general biology, engineering, clinical medicine, public health and more topics are accessed worldwide. Mark Cornock, Kathryn Sorrells and Claudia Mitchell are some of their published authors. You should take a look at this guidance page dedicated to authors who wish to have their books published. For any doubts, they are available by phone, email and social media platforms.
Initially founded by Stanley Unwin in Britain, Allen & Unwin went on to set base in New South Wales, Australia in the year 1976. Some popular authors of fiction and nonfiction whose works have been published by Allen & Unwin are Garth Nix, Kate Morton, Jodi Picoult and Michael Connelly. Even after reading their submission guidelines, should you need to clarify anything, you can contact them using the information provided on their website. Two of the technical categories that they publish works in are science and health.
The Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador is home to an independent book publisher called Boulder Books. They also have an office in Nova Scotia. A visit to their website will show you that they have published a couple of hiking guides, field guides and books on nature. In order to know if they’d be interested in working on your manuscript, you should send them a message using the contact form on their website. Here are the submission guidelines you should adhere to. Angela Schaab is the owner of Boulder Books which has been active since 2006.
If your manuscript has anything to do with the medical and health sciences, then Brush Education is probably the right publisher for you. Lab Literacy for Doctors, Creative Arts in Humane Medicine, Shortcut to Orthopaedics and Essentials of Pediatric Emergency Medicine are a handful of their titles. Glen Rollans has been a partner and co-principal owner of Brush Education since 2011. Writers living in Alberta, Canada would find this company to be closer to home. In order to submit your manuscript for publishing, you should follow their submission guidelines to the dot. They can be contacted via phone, email or fax.
In 1970, Scott McIntyre and Jim Douglas founded a publishing company called J.J Douglas Ltd. which later came to be known as Douglas & McIntyre. From the many categories that they are open to publishing books in, the couple of technical ones are science, health, guidebooks etc. The Whole-Body Microbe is a book they recently published in Jan 2019. That said, if your book belongs to any other nonfiction genre, reach out to them and see if they’d be interested in publishing it. But make sure to follow all their guidelines. All the information you need to get in touch with them can be found on their contact page. This publishing firm can be found in Madeira Park, British Columbia, Canada.
10. CRC Press
Boca Raton, Florida has a publishing firm called CRC Press that provides technical books to its readers. The story of this firm is quite interesting. It is a part of the Taylor & Francis Group and was founded in 1973 by Leo, Arthur and Emanuel Friedman. Although the brothers established it as the Chemical Rubber Company, it later became a publishing firm. Some of the acquisition editors on their team have dealt with topics like forestry, financial management, molecular biology, computer science, animal science to name a few. You will most certainly find an editor right for your manuscript. So take a look at their submissions page. You can look for solutions to your queries from the contact page on their website.
A look at the homepage of Science Publishers USA will give you an understanding about the kinds of books they publish. Their interests lie in topics like life science, engineering, computer science, information technology, statistics and medical science. They are an imprint of CRC Press and so you could submit your manuscript to whichever firm you’d like. Authors should download the book proposal form from their submission page and can send them a query via their contact form. A few of their new releases are Acetic Acid Bacteria, A Level of Martin-Lof Randomness and Adaptive Control for Robotic Manipulators. Located in New Hampshire, America, this company has been running for more than 20 years.
12. CSIRO Publishing
The year 1995 was witness to the rise of CSIRO Publishing in Victoria, Australia. They not only publish books, but journals and magazines as well. If your book is dabbles in topics like chemistry, animal science, health and physical science, then you should consider submitting it to this company. Biomedical Physics in Radiotherapy for Cancer, Sun, Skin and Health and Shark Attacks are a couple of their published books. Those who would like to submit their writings for publishing can find the relevant information on the contact page.
Managing Your Data Science Project and Understand, Manage and Prevent Algorithm Bias are two new releases from Apress, a publisher that largely caters to the information and information technology spheres. They deal with topics like databases, security, web development, game development etc. Located in New York, City, New York, you can reach out to this company through their socials. Follow their guidelines and submit a proposal. The company was founded by Gary Cornell and Dan Appleman in 1999.
Vicky Williams established the Emerald Group Publishing in the year 1967 in Bradford. Its headquarters can be found in Bingley, UK. They have a bunch of resources for new authors wishing to publish with them. So look at all the pointers and stick to the guidelines. If you’d like to message them about anything, choose from their contact information and do so. They publish books on a wide range of subjects. Progress in Psychobiology and Physiological Psychology and Technology, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Competitive Strategy are two of their titles.
Do books about computer technology, especially about web development seem like your niche? Then Manning Publications could be your right choice. It is a publishing house that has been delivering quality content to its audiences since the year 1990. Founded by Lee Fitzpatrick and Marjan Bace, this company welcomes writers to submit their manuscript. Check out their write for us page to know about how you can approach them. You can also contact them for any clarifications. 50 Android Hacks and Machine Learning Systems are two titles you’ll find amongst their products.
Penguin Books was founded by Sir Allen, Richard and John Lane in 1935 in Britain. Its Australian arm is located in Melbourne, Victoria and can be contacted by email or phone. Their Think Big and Happy Earth Day lists present some of their nonfiction releases. Since they haven’t specified what exact genres they are open to reviewing, you should contact them and provide some basic information about your manuscript. But first, take a look at their submission guidelines. Two of their bestselling nonfiction authors are Yuval Noah Harari and Jamie Oliver.
The publishing wing of the University of Westminster has clear cut instructions about what they require in a manuscript submission. Although they are available on different social media platforms, it is best to contact them via the form included on their website. Digital Objects, Digital Subjects by David Chandler and Christian Fuchs and Well Being and Mental Health in the Gig Economy by Sally Anne-Gross are two samples of their work. Launched in 2015 in London, the University of Westminster Press is a source of academic texts.
For a specialized publisher that exclusively deals with texts about the medical field, you should submit your manuscript to JP Medical Publishers. A few of the many subjects they work with are pathology, radiology, dentistry, biochemistry, medicine, physical therapy and allied health. The main page of their website shows that Pocket Tutor Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus is their book of the month and Key Clinical Topics in Trauma is one of their bestsellers. The company was established in 2010 as a subsidiary of Jaypee Brothers which is in turn founded by Sohan Lal Vij. It is located in London, UK and here’s their contact information.
19. Harriman House
Harriman House is a Hampshire, UK based publisher of books pertaining to categories like investing, personal finance, technical analysis, trading and more. Way of the Trader by Ian Murphy, The Investment Trusts Handbook 2019 by Jonathan Davis and The Crypto Trader by Glen Goodman are three of their new releases. It was instituted in the early 1900s by Stephen Eckett and Philip Jenks. If you think they are suitable to publish your manuscript, read more about book proposals on their website or contact them.
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A 22 year old writer from India, Meera Nair has been blogging for over 5 years. She has a triple major Bachelor’s degree in Media, English and Psychology from Christ University Bangalore. She regularly reviews books for publishers like Bloomsbury, Pan Macmillan, Penguin etc. Reading and writing are two of her utmost passions and she is glad to have the opportunity to share that love with others.