Bloomsbury Publishing is a leading independent publishing house, established in 1986, with authors who have won the Nobel, Pulitzer and Booker Prizes, and is the originating publisher and custodian of the Harry Potter series. Bloomsbury has offices in London, New York, New Delhi, Oxford and Sydney. Within Bloomsbury’s Academic division, it publishes under Bloomsbury, as well as under a number of prestigious and historic imprint names. Read Our Story for how it all began.
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Its divisions include:
Our special interest division was shortlisted for the the British Book Awards’ Publisher of the Year, 2018 (in conjunction with our trade list) and includes the following imprints:
Adlard Coles, BBC Proms, Bloomsbury Caravel, Bloomsbury China, Bloomsbury Continuum, Bloomsbury Wildlife, Bloomsbury Reader, Bloomsbury Sigma, Bloomsbury Sport, Burns & Oates, Helm, Herbert Press, Conway, Green Tree, Osprey Games, Osprey Publishing, Philip Wilson Publishers, Shire Publications, T&A D Poyser, Reeds, Wisden, Bloomsbury Yearbooks.
Our trade adult trade division was shortlisted for Trade Publisher of the Year in the IPG Independent Publishing Awards (2018) and, alongside our special interest list, shortlisted for the British Book Awards’ Publisher of the Year, 2018.
The division includes the imprints Bloomsbury Publishing, Bloomsbury Circus, Raven Books and Absolute Press.
Bloomsbury Academic specialises in the humanities and social sciences and publishes over 1,000 books and digital services each year. In 2012, it published the digitized edition of the Winston Churchill Archive online. The division includes the imprints Bloomsbury Academic, Bloomsbury Visual Arts, Methuen Drama, The Arden Shakespeare, T&T Clark and Fairchild Books.
Bloomsbury Professional leads in UK law, tax and accountancy. The division won the Bookseller Industry Award for Academic, Educational & Professional Publisher of the Year 2013 and 2014. They also won the IPG awards for Independent Publisher of the Year and Academic & Professional Publisher of the Year 2013.
Bloomsbury Content Services helps external partners inspire, inform and engage their audiences by providing them with innovative content, marketing and publishing services. Its scalable content and publishing services provide high-quality content, expert strategic advice and solutions to meet the publishing and content marketing needs of companies and organisations. It also publishes the Bloomsbury Business list.
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Shortlisted for Children’s Publisher of the Year 2018 for both the Independent Publishing Group Award and the British Book Awards, our children’s consumer division includes the bestselling authors J.K. Rowling, Michael Rosen, Sarah J. Maas, Debi Gliori, Sarah Crossan, Lucy Worsley, Sibeal Pounder, Louis Sachar and Neil Gaiman. The imprints in the division are Bloomsbury Children’s Books, Bloomsbury YA, Bloomsbury Activity Books.
Our education division incorporates the imprints Bloomsbury Education, Featherstone and Andrew Brodie.
You can find out more about Bloomsbury Publishing Plc (the parent company) by visiting Bloomsbury’s investor relations website. You can find out about working at Bloomsbury, or visit our Rights or Permissions pages if you have a query about reproducing material from one of our books.
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