If you have an interest in the topics of spirituality, beliefs, different religions and cultures, then you might come up with the idea of writing own book and submitting it to a spiritual book publisher.
However, the niche of spiritual literature is quite narrow, so it could have become a problem to find out an appropriate publishing house. If you have already gone through this predicament, don’t worry! We are about to reveal a helpful list that will change your attitude towards the situation in the book market.
Here is a list of 19 top spiritual book publishing companies, and all of them are quite powerful. Well, if you or someone else you know are looking for a publishing house based in the USA, UK, or Canada, here is what you needed so urgently.
This publishing house started by Tami Simon in 1985 is located in Louisville, Colorado. Its influential work was honoured by a couple of awards, and top rankings of the most prolific private companies. Particularly, Inc magazine mentioned Sounds True in 1995 and 1996 volumes as one of the fastest-growing enterprises. Not only is the company concentrated on the books dedicated to spiritual topics but also it is aimed at music, multimedia resources, and Internet-based edutainment.
If you have a strong desire to read recognised authors, you will never be disappointed here. Such bestsellers that had already been honoured by New York Times are being published here as the works of Eckhart Tolle, Geen Roth, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Clarissa Pinkoka Estes, Brene Brown, and Caroline Myss. As well, if you are keen on various events, Sounds True offers to its subscribers a magnificent gift. There is an opportunity to participate in The Wake Up Festival carried out every August in Estes Park, Colorado. Here you might find out a lot about the self-development and different spiritual traditions and movements.
If you want to submit a piece of work here, check if it follows the guidelines mentioned here. Well, if you are not an author but connoisseur of high spiritual themes, visit the store and choose what is going to amaze you.
Rose Publishing (located in Carson, USA) is a well-recognised imprint of Hendrickson Publishers, one of the most influential productions of spiritual literature dedicated to Christ-believers. Having started in 1991 with the publication of ‘Then and Now’ Bible Maps, nowadays Rose Publishing offers amazing books to everybody who wants to get familiar with the church teaching. As it has been mentioned in the mission of the company, they would like to embrace the whole world with the spiritual movements and Christianity’s values. That’s why they provide books and programs specially created for schools, children, and adults, some small communities, and personal use. One of the most pleasant features of their production is the colourful design and abundance of illustrations, photos, and other pieces of visual evidence.
Certain books published here have received many renowned awards. Among them, there are such pieces as Christian History Made Easy, Christianity, Cults & Religions, Rose Guide to End-Times Prophecy, and Rose Guide to the Tabernacle.
Once you share the values of Rose Publishing and consider love to humanity as the main merit of the current society, perhaps, you might be interested in the submission of your piece. Look at the detailed description of their statements here and follow the guidelines given. To submit a book, visit a unique service for Christian manuscript submissions.
Based in Carol Stream (USA), Tyndale House Publishers was founded by Kenneth N. Taylor in 1961. Having run the publishing house with the production of new testaments and spiritual interpretations, nowadays they have proposed a vast variety of Christian books. Among their authors, there are such giants of spiritual thought as James Dobson, Charles Colson, Francine Rivers, and Joel C. Rosenberg. Quite frequently they do produce bestsellers with one of the most popular novels by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins, ‘Left Behind.’ Apart from Christian teachings, Tyndale House Publishers provide the literature of coaches and spiritual teachers, even in relation to the sports.
Generally, they publish both fiction and non-fiction books, works for kids, and teens, as well as different versions of Bibles. As well, you could listen to magnificent podcasts created by the popular authors. If you are going to be overwhelmed with a great deal of breath-taking books, find out the most interesting ones on their website. You can also submit a manuscript for their review.
How often do you want someone to impart wisdom? If this is about you, you have undoubtedly heard of the publication house located in Somerville and headed by Timothy J. McNeill. Founded in 1989, Wisdom Publications got the fame of Eastern philosophy and spiritual movement’s leader. Its founder has become well-known for the promotion of Buddhist culture and way of thinking. Therefore, they have chosen the ideal of compassionate life as the example of a lifelong worldview principle. Among the collections, there are some themes provided as Zen, meditations and mindfulness practices, Tibetan Buddhism, psychological tools. The books are aimed at both adults and children. As for the latest, there are special editions dedicated to the youngest readers.
If you are interested in the submission of your piece in Wisdom Publications, look if your work follows the guideline proposed here.
TCK Publishing is an enterprise that gives an opportunity to publish different books in various genres. This publishing house based in the USA has been created by Tom Corson Knowles whose specialisation is aimed at finding many fiction and non-fiction writers. They have been working in the niche of spiritual literature, as well, since 2011. All the authors who write the books on the topics of the church, theography, Bible interpretations both for adults and children are welcome to submit their pieces here.
Being based in the USA, Minneapolis, Free Spirit Publishing was founded in 1983 by Judy Galbraith who is also considered as the successful author. The production they offer is based on several criteria among which one could find creativity, loyalty to spiritual topics, freedom from the jargon, and concentration on the investigation of problems aimed at finding the right solution. Year by year they publish 25 new titles.
If you want to submit a piece of work that has a spiritual focus, you should check the submission guidelines.
Another American non-for-profit Christian organisation is Nav Press Publishing that could boast a rich history. In 1933 the Ministry of Christians was founded and received the name Navigators. The founder, a spiritual leader, was considered to be Dawson Trotman who provided the principles of Christian ethics to high schools, sailors, and other communities. During all these years the mission has not been changed. Though, they worry about improving the lives of others.
Being inspired by the motto ‘To know Christ and to make Him known’, they unite 70 nationalities and cover more than 130 languages. Having worked with Tyndale House, they became a brilliant alliance of powerful production facilities and in-depth spiritual topics for consideration.
Their range consists of Bibles, Bible studies, fiction, non-fiction books as well as stories created for the youngest readers. Not only do they touch academic background but also cover the topics of relationships, career, self-development, and health when they relate to the spirituality. For those who want to partner with them, read their guidelines and make your submission here.
Founded in 1963 in the USA, TAN Books and Publishers Catholic Books has been invented to take care after the traditions of the Roman Catholic Church. Up to date, they have published over 500 names dedicated to Thomistic theology, traditional beliefs, Church doctrine, history, dwellings of the saints, not to mention numerous educational resources.
The section of books is represented by apologetics, blessed Virgin collections, the literature on the perception of devil image, and useful pieces of advice on life and family. Apart from that, TAN Books and Publishers Catholic Books provide all the readers and subscribers with the possibility to choose from the variety of such courses as theology, history, literature, saints, sculpture, and philosophy. If you want to get published with them, contact them here.
Saint Mary’s Press is a Lasallian Catholic publisher and a non-profit organisation. It is run by the Christian Brothers around the Midwest District area. Being carried out since 1943, Saint Mary’s Press started as the publisher of religion resources having transformed into the huge publishing house focused on spiritual literature.
Saint Mary’s Press represents a modern definition of the Catholic Church’s mission to describe the teachings of Jesus Christ and the Lasallian mission. They have been invented to provide Christian education for young people. One of the most interesting features is that their mission is aimed, as well, at those who are economically deprived.
Saint Mary’s Press publishes Bibles and Sacraments, provide books for elementary, high and middle schools, also is aimed at the youth ministry. Those who want to submit a manuscript should stay in accordance with the guidelines and the teaching of Catholic Church. You might direct your work to the representatives of youth, students, children, and adults.
Tayen Lane Publishing is based in the San Francisco Bay area. It was created in 2014 with the explicit mission of publishing books with thought-provoking considerations. Spirituality has become one of the topics that stands the point of interest here. The topics of church, religions, saint’s biographies, and history of reformations of the thoughts attract the attention of the publishers. So, if you are interested in the submissions of books that ponder the issues of spirituality, read their guidelines and follow them.
A famous non-profit organisation, Sophia Institute Press is based in Bedford, New Hampshire. They believe in nurturing a spiritual, cultural, and divine life. It is run by the director Charlie McKinney. The website also provides a possibility to listen to podcasts on the spiritual topics.
The books range includes the so-called 5 and 10 dollars books, apologetics, bestsellers, children’s books, marriage and family life, saints and angels’ chapter, and spiritual growth theme. Those who want to submit a piece should follow the guidelines and be oriented at the main audience represented by Catholic laypersons, priests, and religious seekers. One of the most important criteria is the good intention of the manuscripts and enduring value.
Watkins is a crucial publisher of self-development and mind-body-spirit growth books located in Great Britain. Working in partnership with the recognised authors, they look for the breath-taking titles; both illustrated and non-illustrated. They claim to have offered unblemished interpretations on important topics, being enlightened with the idea to make a positive impact on the political, social, and cultural conditions in the world.
As for the topics of books, they include ancient wisdom, children and parenting, complementary therapies, conspiracy theories, religion and spirituality, self-help, spiritual growth, and other topics.
If you want to submit a piece, find out how to become an author in Watkins looking through the guidelines.
Findhorn is the international publishing leader in the area of spirituality, healing, and self-development. Their work started in the year 1971 after they successfully publish a distinguished book called “God Spoke to Me by Eileen Caddy.”
Having been a part of the popular community naming “Findhorn Foundation spiritual community”, nowadays it is an independent publishing house. However, it has fully retained the essence of the initial mission written on the website.
Their website gives an opportunity to find out the necessary book for order according to the subject. They offer astrology and divination, shamanism and indigenous, new age, ancient mysteries, art and dance, Western religion, Eastern culture books, etc.
Those who would like to submit their piece for the publication should go following the guidelines.
Little, Brown Book Group has become the winner of a popular award ‘Publisher of the Year’ for almost four times to this date. Most recently it happened during the Bookseller Industry Awards arranged in the year 2014; this group was awarded for being one of the most prolific, active, and influential publishers in the UK.
They have a huge team of experts which counts almost 150 people who are based in the offices of their origin group, Hachette UK.
Apart from that, they welcome all the new authors to be published. So, in case you have magnificent first-hand experience in the area of spirituality, self-sufficiency, personal development, creative writing, and happy family life, send an online submission here.
Another British publishing house is known under the name of Flame Tree Publishing. They have taken some quotations by Pablo Picasso as their motto. Notably, they stand for the principle of ‘washing the dust of daily life off our souls’.
A range of authors, editors, and writers include such recognised names as Vladimir Ashkenazy, Steve Hackett, John Howe, Sir George Martin, Brian May, Paul du Noyer, Paco Peña, Stanley Sadie. The books published here are illustrated with great impressive pictures that are also affordable by price. The cost-effective essence of the publishing house is proved by the useful nature and high standards acceptable in the book printing. As for the genres, apart from the spiritual literature, they prefer fantasy, crime and horror fiction, as well as biographies on art and music.
If you want to submit your novel, check its standard is in accordance with the guidelines and get assured the size is no more than 120 thousand words.
Having started work as the publisher in Canada and the USA since the 1960s, Llewellyn is one of the most significant publishers that could allow you to give a call for the topics of body, mind and spiritual development. Being focused on the metaphysical topics, they have had a chance to submit fiction and non-fiction works oriented on the spiritually aware audience. Those who would love to submit a piece, visit the guidelines page and find out if your work corresponds with their requirements.
Essence Publishing represents Christian values promoted through literature. Having been based in Canada, Belleville, Ontario they are also famous for publishing Christian-oriented books for children with colourful illustrations. So as to submit the manuscript, visit an appropriate page on the website of Essence Publishing and fill the form given.
The publishing house concentrated on Christian literature, and spiritual issues have been working at the books market since 2009. It is based in Montreal. Among the authors published here, there are representatives from France, Belgium, Switzerland, England, Republic of Congo, Argentina, USA, and, certainly, Canada. If you want to submit your work dedicated to the spiritual topics, Editions Dedicates have some surprise to offer you. The manuscript is going to be published both in printed and digital forms. So as to send the manuscript, follow this link and wait for an answer.
Christian Faith Publishing is one of the biggest publishing houses in Canada with the headquarter in Toronto, Ontario. Since the moment of foundation when Christian Faith Publishing has become partners with the main books distributors in North America, they have spread influence on the whole of America and Canada. They concentrate on the support of Christian authors who cover various topics, beginning from interpretations of testaments and ending with carrying a positive message of spirituality to the mass audience.
One of the most pleasant features of Christian Faith Publishing is that they take not only unsolicited manuscripts but also give a possibility to re-publish work. As well, they promote the works of authors through Apple’s iTunes and the Amazon Kindle store, Kobo and Barnes & Noble. Every writer is able to submit work by mail or online having downloaded the publication kit firstly with further instructions.
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Raj K. is a professional writer based in Pune, Maharashtra. He knows the book publishing industry very well, and therefore, he decided to write informative articles for all book lovers out there, particularly those who dream of becoming a published author.