Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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Jessica Kingsley Publishers
FounderJessica Kingsley
Headquarters locationLondon, N1
United Kingdom
DistributionMacmillan Distribution (UK, Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Far East)
Books International (US)
UBC Press (Canada)
Footprint Books (Australia)
United Publishers Services (Japan)
Taylor & Francis (Far East)[1]
Real Books (South Africa)[2]
Nonfiction topicsSocial sciences, behavioral sciences, special education
ImprintsSinging Dragon

Jessica Kingsley Publishers (JKP) is an independent, multinational publishing house headquartered in London, and founded in 1987 by Jessica Kingsley. JKP publishes books pertaining to the social sciences and behavioural sciences, with special attention to art therapy and autism spectrum disorders, respectively.[3] In 2004, the company opened an American office in Philadelphia.


In 2007, at the first year of the Independent Publishers Awards, JKP won the van Tulleken Publisher of the Year Award for "encapsulating the very best of independent publishing in the UK" and also the Taylor Wessing Academic & Professional Publisher of the Year award.[4][5]

Selected notable authors[edit]


  1. ^ Distributors
  3. ^ van Goidsenhoven, Leni (2016). "Donna Williams's 'Triumph': Looking for 'the Place in the Middle' at Jessica Kingsley Publishers". Life Writing. 15 (2): 171–193. doi:10.1080/14484528.2016.1269270.
  4. ^ Tom Tivnan, "State of Independence" The Bookseller Mar 13, 2007
  5. ^ Philip Jones, "Kingsley, Faber and Kogan win indie awards" The Bookseller Mar 5, 2007 [1]

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