List of Top Book Publishers in India
In this article, some of these publishing houses will be reviewed taking note that the list may not be exhaustive and you are advised visit a relevant publisher's website for relevant guidelines on submissions and status.
Macmillan Publisher India
This is a leading brand that you are most likely to come across on various discussion forums and websites. When it comes to educational book publishers in India, this is the giant company. So if you have some educational material you would like to be published, this is the place to go.
They have a printing press in Chennai coupled with a solid distribution networks all across the country. As stated on their website, Macmillan Publishers India are always interested in new authors.
Prints Publications Pvt Ltdformerly Prints India is one of the most recognized and trusted name as an exporter of the Indian Publications. Since 1966, The Company has steadily worked its way up in the value chain as the most reliable source of literary and research materials for clients across the globe, acknowledged by the increasing list of libraries, research institutions, scholars, and individuals who have continuously patronised and availed of our services on an increasingly regular basis. It owes its efforts to professionalism and total customer orientation evolving into an unmatched level of growth and reputation in the industry, both in India and across the globe.For more details visit:https://www.printspublications.com
Penguin Books India
Though they have operated in India for close to 3 decades, they are aggressively growing meaning they have room for new authors. Their major publishing are based around novels, non-fiction, literary, and poetry. They are unique in accepting manuscripts as they still insist on the old school hard copy as opposed to other book publishers in India who have embraced the use of the internet in submissions.
HarperCollins Publishers India
This is one of the top three publishers in the world; They are quite strong in India too and are focusing on recruiting new authors. Like Penguin, they ask for hard copy submissions of the manuscripts.
Random House India
They have a good number of Indian authors like Namita Devidayal and Mohammed Hanif among other international literary names like John Grisham and Deepak Chopra among others.
Hachette India Publishers
This book publisher has a list of many genres including children's books. They have a record with fast response once a sample or manuscript is sent to them.
Besides the above mentioned big book publishers in India, there are also some rarely known publishers that are giving the big guys a run for their money. These are Roli Books, Pustak Mahal (Ceder Books) and Rupa Publishers among others.