A guide to publishers and publishing services for serious writers since 1997.
Book Publisher and Distributor Listings - XYZ
Xavier House Publishing: Not recommended. A publishing company. Appears to specialize in non-fiction.
XC Publishing: A royalty-paying epublisher. Link reported broken.
Xlibris Corporation: Not recommended. "an on-demand publishing services company which makes it possible for everyone to publish and for every book to remain in print forever." A division of Author Solutions.
XoXo Publishing, Inc.: Not recommended. A publisher.
Xpress Yourself Publishing: A small publisher.
Xulon Press: A Christian POD publisher located in Florida.
Yaoi Press: A publisher specializing in original yaoi manga. Not for minors.
Yard Dog Press: A publisher that specializes in "fiction you really want to read."
YBK Publishers, Inc.: "We are a not-for-fee traditional publisher utlilizing only print-on-demand manufacturing and distribution that seeks mostly special-market nonfiction. We focus on material of a mainly academic nature that is of such limited, but market-identifiable, interest as to be economically unpublishable by "regular" publishing houses. We professionally edit every book we proudly publish."
Ye Olde Font Shop: Publishes poetry chapbooks. (Contributed by Rebecca Pittman) Link broken.
Ye Olde Font Shoppe
P.O. Box 34
Vernon, CT 06066
Yellow Internet Publishing: A European publisher that states they'll accept anything for electronic publishing. Works with sufficient web visits might be printed and offered for sale with royalties to authors. Link inactive. Read their guidelines carefully as they do not offer payment at this time.
Ygdrasil Press: Publisher of the Ygdrasil Journal of Poetic Arts and literary collections. Link inactive.
Yorkshire Publishing: A vanity publisher.
Youwriteabook.com (formerly American Institute of Creative Writing, The): A vanity publisher. 12/9/04: Domain reportedly sold. This business and not the domain name was not recommended by P&E.
Yurei Press: Not recommended. A publisher.
Zagros Editions: A publisher featuring work in politics, history,
social issues, developmental studies, media, poetry and the arts. We
are proud to work with authors who are academics, journalists,
artists, and activists. We promote philosophical enlightenment and
lead to political and social change.
Zatz: Strongly not recommended. A publisher whose publications include Using XML With Domino, Outlook Power's Big Book of Tips and Tricks for Outlook and Exchange, Websphere Power, Computing Unplugged, and Connected Photographer. This publisher wants all rights for articles submitted to it for no pay and resells those to other publications.
Zebra Books: A book publisher. Link broken.
ZEUS PUBLICATIONS AUSTRALIA: A vanity publisher.
Zharmae Publishing Press: Not recommended. Poor contract. A publisher.
ZINO PRESS CHILDREN'S BOOKS: A children's book publisher. 6/25/06: Link reported broken.
Zizzoo Digital Publishing: "Publisher of digital content for authors and instructors. Zizzoo prides itself publishing only the finest digital learning materials available on the internet. Our professional guides meet our stringent criteria for quality material. Each of our products caters to a specific audience and is written with that audience’s outcome in mind. Zizzoo believes in the strength of outcomes based learning and is dedicated to promoting this learning model."
Zondervan Publishing: Not recommended. A publisher.
Zoe Life Publishers: Not recommended. A Christian vanity publisher featuring four imprints: Family Legacy Publishing Service, Pen of A Ready Writer Publishing Service, Titus Publishing Service, and Business Builder Publishing Service. P&E notes that this publisher fails to provide adequate descriptions of its services and prices. Have they something to hide?
Zumaya Publications: Poor contract. Includes automatic renewal clause. Not recommended. A book publisher.