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Publishers of Non-fiction

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Duncan Baird Publishers Publishes illustrated cultural reference, world religions, health, mind, body and spirit, lifestyle, graphic design. 30 titles in 2001. No unsolicited mss. Synopses and ideas welcome; approach in writing in the first instance with s.a.e. No fiction or UK-only subjects. Bob Saxton, Castle House, 75-76 Wells Street, London WIT 3QH. Tel: 020 7323 2229. Fax: 020 7580 5692 Email

Bender Richardson White Non-fiction book packagers who consider approaches by - and commission many each year - non-fiction authors. Website:

Belitha Press Part of the children's division of Chrysalis Books. Publishes children's non-fiction in all curriculum areas. About 125 titles a year. No unsolicited mss. Synopses and ideas for books welcome from experienced children's writers. Chester Fisher, Chrysalis Children's Books, 64 Brewery Road, London N7 9NT. Tel: 020 7967 3000. Fax: 020 7967 3003. Email: Website:

Berg Publishers Publishes scholarly books in the fields of history, social sciences and humanities. Synopses and ideas for books welcome. No unsolicited mss. Editorial Director: Kathryn Earle, 150 Cowley Road, Oxford 0X4 1JJ. Tel: 01865 245104. Fax: 01865 791165. Email: Website:

BFI Publishing Publishes academic and general film/ television-related books. Unsolicited synopses and ideas preferred to complete mss. Andrew Lockett, British Film Institute, 21 Stephen Street, London W1T 1LN. Tel: 0207 255 1444 Fax: 020 7636 2516. Website:

Big Fish Part of the children's division of Chrysalis Books. Publishes children's non-fiction in all curriculum areas. About 125 titles a year. No unsolicited mss. Synopses and ideas for books welcome from experienced children's writers. Chester Fisher, Chrysalis Children's Books, 64 Brewery Road, London N7 9NT. Tel: 020 7967 3000. Fax: 020 7967 3003. Email Website

A. & C. Black (Publishers) Ltd Publishes children's and educational books, including music, for 3 - 15-year-olds, arts and crafts, ceramics, fishing, ornithology, nautical, reference, sport, theatre and travel. Initial enquiry appreciated before submission of mss. Alderman House, 37 Soho Square, London W1D 3QZ. Tel: 020 7758 0200. Fax: 020 7758 0222. Email: Website:

Black Ace Books Publishes new fiction - Scottish and general; some non-fiction including biography, history, philosophy and psychology. Completed books only. No unsolicited mss. No submissions from outside UK. Send only: 1-page covering letter, 1-page synopsis, 1 full page of text and large s.a.e. If possible, include 1-page recommendation from suitable referee such as published author, book reviewer or university teacher of literature. No poetry, children's, cookery, DIY, religion. Hunter Steele, PO Box 6557, Forfar DD8 2YS. Tel: 01307 465096. Fax: 01307 465494. Website:

Blackstaff Press Ltd Publishes mainly, but not exclusively, Irish interest books, fiction, poetry, history, politics, illustrated editions, natural history and humour. Unsolicited mss considered, but preliminary submission of synopsis plus short sample of writing preferred. Return postage must be enclosed. Anne Tannahill, Blackstaff House, Wildflower Way, Apollo Road, Belfast BT12 6TA. Tel: 028 9066 8074. Fax 028 9066 8207. Email: Website:

Blackwell Publishers Ltd International research journals and undergraduate textbooks in social sciences, business and humanities; computer-aided instruction on p.c. applications. Unsolicited synopses with specimen chapter and table of contents welcome. Philip Carpenter, 108 Cowley Road, Oxford 0X4 1JF. Tel: 01865 791100. Fax: 01865 791347. Website:

Blackwell Science Ltd Publishes medical, professional and science. About 300 tides a year, plus 225 journals. Unsolicited mss and synopses welcome. Royalties paid annually. Overseas subsidiaries in USA, Australia, Japan, Paris, Berlin and Vienna; editorial offices in London and Edinburgh. Authors' Rating Blackwell Science's main business is in scientific journals, mostly produced in partnership with learned societies, and medical publishing. Much of the growth is in mainland Europe where Blackwell Science has ofishoots in Berlin, Paris and Vienna.Peter Saugman, Osney Mead, Oxford 0X2 OEL. Tel: 01865 206206. Fax: 01865 721205 Website:

John Blake Publishing Ltd Publishes mass-market non-fiction. No fiction, children's, specialist or non-commercial. About 100 titles a year. No unsolicited mss; synopses and ideas welcome. Please enclose s.a.e. Sensational titles linked to the famous and infamous. Think of Blake's top seller for last year, Brooklyn, a spoof diary of the Beckham's baby, and you get the idea. John Blake, 3 Bramber Court, 2 Bramber Road, London W14 9PB. Tel: 020 7381 0666. Fax: 020 7381 6868. Email:

Blue Mountain Press The book division of Blue Mountain Arts, publish in the following categories: self-help, personal growth, gift books, poetry, young adult, teen/tween, family, and relationships. The majority of the material is positive, uplifting, or inspiring, and it is always highly original. Based in the states, they do accept manuscripts from international authors. Blue Mountain Press, P.O. Box 4219, Boulder, CO 80306. Request writer's guidelines or e-mail queries to

Nicholas Brealey Publishing Innovative books for business that address the most critical and interesting issues of the new century - from business to consumer behaviour, from self-help to leadership, from global change to cross-cultural understanding. No fiction, poetry or leisure titles. No unsolicited mss; synopses and ideas welcome. Looks to be succeeding in breaking away from the usual computer-speak business manuals. Nicholas Brealey, 3-5 Spafield Street, London EC1R 4QB. Tel: 020 7239 0360 Fax 020 7239 0370. Email: Website:

The Breedon Books Publishing Co. Ltd Publishes autobiography, biography, local history, old photographs, heritage and sport. Unsolicited mss synopses and ideas welcome if accompanied by s.a.e. No poetry or fiction. A. C. Rippon, Breedon House, 3 Parker Centre, Derby DE21 4SZ. Tel: 01332 384235. Fax: 01332 292755. Email: Website:

The British Library Publishes bibliographical reference, manuscript studies, illustrated books based on the Library's collections, and book arts. Unsolicited mss, synopses and ideas welcome if related to the history of the book, book arts or bibliography. No fiction or general non-fiction. David Way, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB. Tel: 0207 412 7704. Fax: 0207 412 7768

British Museum Press Publishes ancient history, archaeology, ethnography, art history, exhibition catalogues, guides, children's books, and all official publications of the British Museum. Synopses and ideas for books welcome. Emma Way, 46 Bloomsbury Street, London WC1B 3QQ. Tel: 0207 323 1234. Fax: 0207 436 7315 Website:

Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd Specialises in nautical textbooks, both technical and non-technical. Also Boy Scout/Girl Guide books, and Scottish one-act/three-act plays. Unsolicited mss, synopses and ideas for books welcome. T. Nigel Brown, 4-10 Damley Street, Glasgow G41 2SD Tel: 0141 429 1234. Fax: 0141 420 1694 Email: Website:

Business Education Publishers Ltd Publishes business education, economics and law for BTEC and GNVQ reading. Currently expanding into further and higher education, computing, community health services, travel and tourism, occasional papers for institutions and local government administration. Unsolicited mss and synopses welcome. P. M. Callaghan, Leighton House, 10 Grange Crescent, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear SR2 7BN. Tel: 0191 567 4963. Fax: 0191 514 3277

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