Top Book publishers in Kolkata

Are you an Indian writer looking for Indian book publishers? Then, follow up with these publishing houses of Kolkata.

There are a total of 14 book publishing houses present in Kolkata among which we will be talking about a few famous publishing companies that publish both English and Bengali books.

Rupa Publishers

It is one of the oldest publishing companies in India which was established eight decades back and headquartered in Kolkata. The publishing house was founded by D Mehra who always wanted to create a space for a platform for promising talent of the nation. The logo of Rupa’s publishing company was acclaimed by famous filmmaker Satyajit Ray. Rupa collaborated with amateur as well as professional novelists over the next couple of years and most of their works are lauded by critics and readers. Initially, Rupa publishing company was only focusing on fiction and later o expanded its reach wherein they cover other genres like mystery, romance, philosophy, thrillers, and politics. Rupa publishing house of Kolkata follows an open submission policy so anyone is free to share and contact them.

Orient BlackSwan Publishing

It is known for research-based titles, guides, children’s titles, and self-help books which makes it fall among educational text publishers. Educators mostly love their books for information, relevance, and science unlike many other Indian-English publishing companies, this company all focuses on titles on socio-political issues and translated texts. Among other genres, they also worked with biographies, mysteries, and folklore. This particular publishing house operates across several parts of India and among them, a few of the most prominent locations would be Kolkata, Bangalore, Delhi, and Hyderabad.

Alchemy publishers

The Mehra duo had established this, one of their independent ventures along with Rupa and Co. Along with impeccable expertise, this publishing house is also known for its relevant, intelligent, and culturally-sensitive content. Since this company is constantly looking for diversification for its pool of writers, you are always welcome with your new ideas and books. As currently, the publishing house is focusing on covering genres like wildlife, DIY, fiction, and motivational novels, it is ready to accept all these above-mentioned proposals. If you are also looking for something different and want to work with experts like R.K and C.K Mehra, then Alchemy is your go-to option.

Macmillan Education India

This company has been in business for the last twelve years straight and during that time it rolled out excellent educational titles for readers and educational aspirants to fuel up their knowledge. If you are looking for the oldest publishing house to collaborate with then Macmillan Education India is the place for you.


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