We are an independent academic publisher trusted by the research community for over 55 years. We asked our authors why they chose us. Here’s what they told us:

  • Commitment to quality research – We have been publishing in the humanities and social sciences since 1968 and are a trusted partner of scholars and institutions worldwide.
  • One-to-one support – We put you at the centre of our publishing, to offer a superior author experience. From proposal to cover design, copyediting to publication, we provide personalised support.
  • The high production standards your work deserves – Our production team work with you to make sure print and digital formats of your book are of the highest quality and are accessible to a wide range of users.
  • Global reach – Our global distribution network ensures your book is available in print and digital formats wherever your readers may be, and our Rights team works with foreign-language publishers to give your research even greater reach.
  • Open Access options – We offer competitive and flexible Open Access publishing options, designed to meet all the requirements of your institution and your research funders.
  • Word of mouth – Many new Boydell & Brewer authors tell us they chose us based on colleague recommendations.

“Highly professional work with a strong personal component, simply a great experience.”

Prof. Dr. Sascha Pöhlmann, Technische Universität Dortmund

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Whether you are an experienced author or taking your first steps towards making your mark in the academic world, submit your manuscript to Boydell & Brewer. Our editorial team carefully evaluate each submission and provide timely feedback to authors.

“Everyone should aspire to publish with Boydell and Brewer.”

Prof. Janet Burton, University of Wales, Trinity Saint David

Our subjects

Medieval Studies


African Studies

Hispanic & Lusophone Studies

Early Modern History

Early Modern Literature

18th Century Studies

German Studies

Maritime History

World Literature

Modern History

“I felt supported as an author, and that the editor listened to me. Communication was excellent.”

Dr Sara Elin Roberts, University of Chester

Our imprints and principal partner presses

Boydell Press

Camden House

D.S. Brewer

James Currey


University of Rochester Press

York Medieval Press

Durham University IMEMS Press

We also publish on behalf of academic societies and distribute titles from specialist presses. Learn more about our Publishing Partnerships.