A guide to publishers and publishing services for serious writers since 1997.
Book Publisher and Distributor Listings - V
Vabella Publishing: A small publisher in Georgia.
Vagabondage Press LLC: A publisher featuring romance, fantasy, speculative fiction, horror and gothic horror, and women's fiction.
Van der Kar Press, The: Books on anti-aging.
Vangard Publishing: A book publisher from Australia. We welcome submissions from authors and always take their work seriously. (contributed by T. Brown) Link inactive. Visit their site or contact at:Vangard Publishing
PO BOX 1193
Vangoach Books: Ebook publisher. Reported that link redirects to B&N.
Vanguard Press: Not recommended. A UK vanity publisher. An imprint of Pegasus.
Vantage Press, Inc.: Closed. Not recommended. A vanity book publisher.
- 3/15/08: The New York Times reported Vantage Press was found guilty of defrauding authors. See their story for full details.
Varsity Prints: Not recommended. An epublisher. "We are especially dedicated to women’s fiction stories that challenge preconceptions and stereotypes about how a book should be written."
Vector-X Books: Dead
Verbum AB: A Swedish media-company with emphasis on books in the areas of education, the church, social service, health care, dentistry, medicine, textile arts, video, etc.
Verso Books: Publisher of works in the social sciences and humanities, with strength in politics, cultural studies, history, philosophy, sociology and literary criticism.
Veterinary Medicine Publishing Group: Publishers to the veterinary industry.
Victor Gollancz: A UK book publisher. Link reported broken.
VIKING: A children's book publisher. 7/5/11: Link reported broken.
Vinings Press: Not recommended. A vanity publisher.
Vintage Romance Publishing, LLC: "a new e-publishing company specializing in nostalgic romances."
Virgin Publishing: A book publisher. Contact at:Fiction Department Virgin Publishing
332 Ladbroke Grove
London W10 5AH
Virtuabooks: An electronic book publisher. Link inactive.
Virtual Tales: A "privately held partnership founded in 2006 to publish original works of general and genre fiction in multiple formats, including print, eBooks and eSerials. Trade paperbacks are available through Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble and other outlets throughout the world. eBooks are offered in a variety of formats, including MobiPocket, Microsoft Reader, Amazon/Kindle, ePub and PDA-formatted Adobe Reader files. eSerials are delivered through email as Adobe Reader files suitable for reading on a PC, Mac, PDA, e-reader, cell phone or other devices. Virtual Tales is based in Vancouver, Washington, just north of Portland, Oregon on the west coast of the United States."
Virtual Bookworm: A self-publishing business in Texas.
Vision Communications: Provides helpful resources, products, and services in Christian books, publications and, electronic Media.
Vision Paperbacks: An imprint featuring investigative journalism and current affairs.
Visionary Press Cooperative: A publisher where membership is required.
Vista House Ltd.: Not recommended. A subsidy press. Imprints are Paragon Press Publishing, Paragon Summaries, Vista House, Vista Originals, Vista Africa, and First Authors. Appears to be at the same address as First Century, Ltd. Contact at: Vista House, 27, Greenhead Road, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 4EN
Vital Issues: A publisher. Refers writers to subsidy publishers. Not recommended.
Vivisphere Publishing: Appears to be a publisher specializing in POD.
VMI Publishers: a vanity publisher. A writer reports that some claims appear unfounded.
Volcano Press: Publishes visionary titles on the subjects of Women's Health and Domestic Violence. 9/16/09: a writer reports they no longer do this kind of book, presumably domestic abuse.
Vox Pop/Drench Kiss Media Corporation: "We publish political nonfiction and government exposes. In addition to our publsihing wing, we operate a union coffee shop and bookstore in Brooklyn. On site is the Instabook machine, the only one in New York City. Writers can use it to print their own material for less than ten dollars per copy and can print as many or as few as they want."