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'An independent publishing house based in Edinburgh, Scotland. The company is built on traditions of the written and spoken word and is constantly looking to the future. Established in 1992, Birlinn Limited publishes books under a number of imprints: Birlinn; Polygon; BC Books; Arena Sport; and John Donald ... The long-standing aim of Birlinn Ltd is to create an inclusive staff team and nurture writers and illustrators who together reflect the diversity and stories of our nation and the audience who will read them. Whilst we sit at the heart of cultural life in Scotland, our authors are known far beyond, and we are proud of what we have achieved together since we started out in 1992.'

'Unmissable events, panel talks and literary salons for book lovers, writers and publishers organised and presented by Bloomsbury Publishing. Our Bloomsbury Institute curates literary events with the best and brightest authors, as well as career advice events with our talented staff members, to create an unforgettable night out for book lovers.'

'Since 1973 we’ve worked to unearth and amplify the most vital, exciting voices we can find, wherever they come from, and we’ve published all kinds of books – thoughtful, upsetting, gripping, beatific, vulgar, chaste, unrepentant, life-changing ... We’re fiercely independent, and we’re as committed to unorthodox and innovative publishing as ever.'

'Meet Faber authors at exclusive Faber Members evenings, literary festivals and all sorts of other literary events in London and beyond.'

'Granta magazine and Granta Books share a remit to discover and publish the best in new literary fiction, memoir, reportage and poetry from around the world ... Granta Books now publishes around thirty new titles a year, providing authors with the intimacy of a small, passionate and creative team while consistently punching above its weight in review coverage, prizes, cultural impact and sales.'

'Hodder & Stoughton is a major publisher within Hachette UK, one of the UK’s biggest publishing groups. We publish a wide range of fiction and non-fiction titles and are renowned for passion, quality and delivering bestselling books in many different formats.'

'Little, Brown Book Group is one of the most successful and dynamic publishers in the UK. Across our fifteen imprints, we publish as wide a range of titles as anyone in the industry, and pride ourselves on the quality, variety and diversity of our publishing output. Our team of over 150 people is based in the offices of our parent company, Hachette UK, on the banks of the river Thames in London’s Blackfriars – an area steeped in centuries of publishing history, just yards from the famous Fleet Street.'

'Luath Press takes its name from Robert Burns, whose little collie Luath (Gael., swift or nimble) tripped up Jean Armour at a wedding and gave him the chance to speak to the woman who was to be his wife and the abiding love of his life ... Luath offers you distinctive writing with a hint of unexpected pleasures.'

'The Orion Publishing Group is one of the UK’s leading publishers. Our mission is to bring the best publishing to the greatest variety of people. Open, agile, passionate and innovative – we believe that everyone will find something they love at Orion ... The Orion Publishing Group is part of Hachette UK which is a leading UK trade publishing group.'

'One of the largest general book publishers in the UK ... Pan Macmillan is part of The Macmillan Group, which operates in over 70 countries worldwide.'

'Our nine creatively and editorially independent publishing houses seek out and enable talented people from all walks of life to tell their stories – and make sure they are heard. From bestselling writers and bold illustrators, to big thinkers and political commentators, trailblazing entrepreneurs and wellbeing experts, we are home to some of the world's most celebrated authors.'

'Persephone Books reprints neglected fiction and non-fiction by mid-twentieth century (mostly) women writers. All of our ... books are intelligent, thought-provoking and beautifully written and are chosen to appeal to busy people wanting titles that are neither too literary nor too commercial. We publish novels, short stories, diaries, memoirs and cookery books.'

'Pluto Press is a radical political publishing house. Founded in 1969, we are one of Britain’s oldest radical publishers, but our focus remains making timely interventions in contemporary struggles. Though our collective outlook has developed over time, we proudly identify as anti-capitalist, internationalist and politically independent.'

'Seren is Wales’ leading independent literary publisher, specialising in English-language writing from Wales. With a list spanning poetry, fiction and non-fiction, many of our books are shortlisted for - and win - major literary prizes across the UK and America. Our aim is not simply to reflect what is going on in the culture in which we publish, but to drive that culture forward, to engage with the world, and to bring Welsh literature, art and politics before a wider audience.'

'Verso Books is the largest independent, radical publishing house in the English-speaking world, publishing one hundred books a year.'

'Yale University Press, founded in New Haven, Connecticut in 1908, first established a marketing base in London in 1961, before going on to publish its own list of titles, alongside the books produced by its US head office, in 1973. Yale now has a unique position as the only American university press with a full-scale publishing operation in Europe, with a staff of approximately 50, including those working in its subsidiary marketing company, Yale Representation Ltd, and for the renowned Pevsner Architectural Guides programme.'

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