Welcome to Skiddaw Books!
Here at Skiddaw, we are tempted by the dark, the menacing and
the psychological nail-biter. Thrillers that have a superb story and really well-drawn characters. We seek literary fiction that paints the walls of our heads with breathtaking imagery and gives life to lyrical narratives.
Even horror has a place here, but think Wilkie Collins, Joe Hill, Kim Wilkins and Susan Hill rather than a Saw franchise. Gore has its place but not with this imprint.
We are also looking to publish poetry chapbooks so send us your collections (15-30 pages of poems).
Upcoming book from Skiddaw Books include Lex Jones' darkly humorous supernatural mystery The Last Casebook of Mortimer Grimm and Dr Emma Venables' harrowing historical novel The Duties of Women.
To submit to Skiddaw Books, please click here to be taken to our Submissions page where you will find all the information you need to send us your very best work.
We don't believe in making writers jump through hoops to submit their work to us, so we have endeavoured to make the process as smooth as possible.