All of these publishers are accepting submissions whether an author is represented by an agent or not, and are offering an advance against royalties.
Genres should be used as a guide only. Click on the links for full details of the particular subject matter each are interested in.
ABC-CLIO Greenwood USA: American History, Business, Crime, Current Events & Issues, Economics, Environment, Gay & Lesbian Studies, Geography & World Cultures, Government/Law/Politics, Health & Wellness, Military History, Mythology, Popular Culture, Psychology, Race & Ethnicity, Religion, Science, Security Studies, The Arts.
Allen & Unwin Australia: Literary & Commercial Adult Fiction. Academic – Anthropology, Asia & Pacific Studies, Australian Studies, Cultural & Media Studies, Defence Studies, Education, Health Sciences & Nursing, History & Archaeology, Indigenous Studies, Politics & Public Policy, Science, Social Work, Sociology, Study Skills. Children’s – Fiction, Non Fiction, Picture Books, Young Adult. Non Fiction – Australiana, Biography, Business, Cooking, Current Affairs, Environment, Food,Health, How To/Practical, Humour, Lifestyle, Military History, Mind Body Spirit, Natural History, Popular Science, True Crime.
Baker Academic USA: Academic – Autobiography/Biography/Memoir, Apologetics, Bible Study, Culture, Living, Church Life, Family/Marriage/Relationships, Self Help, Spiritual, World Religions.
Cambridge University Press International: Academic, Educational, ELT/ESL, Humanities, Law, Medicine, Science, Social Sciences, Technology.
Columbia University Press New York: Animal Studies, Asian History/Literature/Philosophy/Politics, Biological Sciences, Business, Criminology, Culinary & Food History/Science/Studies, Current Affairs, Economics, Environmental Sciences, Film & Media Studies, Finance, Global History, Health Policy, International Affairs, Journalism, Literary Affairs, Middle East Studies, NYC History, Paleontology, Philosophy, Political Theory, Psychology, Religion, Science Policy, Social Work, U.S. History.
Cornell University Press New York: Anthropology, Art history, Asian Studies, Biological Sciences, Classics, Cultural Studies, History, Industrial Relations, Literary Criticism & Theory, Medieval Studies, Natural History, NYC & State, Philosophy, Politics & International Relations, Security Studies, Slavic & Eurasian Studies, Sociology, Urban Studies.
Duquesne University Press USA: Ethics, Interdisciplinary Works, Literary Studies, Philosophy, Psychology, Religion & Theology.
Eastgate USA: Hypertext – Fiction, Non Fiction, Poetry.
Elsevier International: Accounting, Business & Management, Agricultural & Biological Sciences, Arts & Humanities, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Science, Built Environment, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Decision Sciences, Dentistry, Drug Recovery, Earth & Planetary Sciences, Energy & Power, Engineering & Technology, Environmental Sciences, Finance & Economics, Forensics, Health Professions, Immunology, Life Science, Materials Science, Mathematics, Medicine, Microbiology & Virology, Neuroscience, Nursing, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacology, Physics, Psychology, Social Sciences, Toxicology, Veterinary Medicine & Science.
Georgetown University Press USA: Bioethics, International Affairs, Languages, Political Science, Public Policy, Public Management, Religion & Ethics.
Harvard University Press USA: Behavioral Sciences, Classics, Education, Economics, History, Law, Life Sciences, Literature, Philosophy, Public Policy, Reference, Religion, Sciences.
Indiana University Press USA: African American Studies, African Studies, American Studies, Animation, Anthropology, Art & Photography, Asian Studies, Bioethics & Medicine, Biography & Memoir, Bloomington, Business & Economics, Caribbean/Latin America/South America, Children’s, Civil War, Classics, Cookery/Cooking/Food, Cultural Studies, Environment/Ecology, Education, Eurasian Studies, Fiction, Field Guides, Film, Media, & Performance Studies, Gardening, Gender, Global Studies, History, Holocaust Studies, Indiana & The Midwest, Jazz, Jewish Studies, Journalism, Language, Linguistics & Semiotics, Law, Literature & Literary Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Music, Mythology & Folklore, Nature, Philanthropy, Philosophy, Poetry, Politics, Popular Music, Railroads & Transportation, Reference, Religion, Russian & East European Studies, Science/Paleontology, Social Science, Sociology, Sports, Theater/Drama, Travel.
LexisNexis Australia: Legal – Academic & Practice Titles.
Oxford University Press UK/International: Archaeology, Arts & Architecture, Biography, Biological Sciences, Business & Management, Chemistry, Classical Studies, Computing & Computer Science, Dictionaries, Earth Sciences, Engineering Science, Finance & Economics, Geography, Health & Medicine, History, Language & Linguistics, Law, Lifestyle & Leisure, Literature, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Policing, Politics, Psychology & Neuroscience, Reference, Religion & Bibles, Society, Environment, & Culture.
Princeton University Press USA: American History, American Literature, Anthologies/Reference Works, Anthropology, Applied Science & Engineering, Archaeology & Ancient History, Art & Architecture, Asian & Asian American Studies, Astronomy & Cosmology, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Biophysics, Birds & Natural History, British Literature, Chemistry, Classics, Cognitive Science, Collected Works & Papers, Comparative Literature, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Economics, European History, Film Studies, Finance, Gender Studies, Higher Education, History Of Science & Medicine, International Relations, Jewish Studies, Latin American Studies, Law, Literature: Primary Letters & Works, Mathematics, Middle Eastern Studies, Mind, Body, & Spirit, Music, Philosophy, Philosophy Of Science, Photography, Physics, Poetry, Political Philosophy & Science, Post Colonial Studies, Psychology, Religion, Self Help, Sociology, World & Comparative History.
Rutgers University Press USA: American Studies, Anthropology, Criminology, Cultural Studies, Film & Media Studies, Health & Medicine, Jewish Studies, Sociology, Latin American Studies, Women’s Studies.
SAGE UK: Business, Humanities, Science, Social Science, Technology, Medicine.
SkyAzure Publishing UK/International: Fiction Adult/Teen/YA. Non Fiction Academic.
Wesleyan University Press USA: Dance, Film, Media & TV Studies, Local Studies, Music & Culture, Science Fiction Studies.
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. USA: Adult – Biblical Studies, Church & Ministry, Commentaries, Ethics, History, Humanities, Life & Faith, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Science & Religion, Social Sciences, Society & Religion, Theology. Children/Teen/Young Adult – Adventure, Art/Artists, Biography, Cultures, Environment/Ecology, Family, Friendship, Growing Up/Self Esteem, Illness/Death/Grief, Jewish Interest, Peer Pressure/Bullying, Religion, Social Issues, Values/Character.
Yale University Press USA: Art & Architecture, Biography, Business, Classics, Economics, Health & Medicine, History, Language, Law, Literary Studies, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Reference, Religion, Science, Social Science.