Legend Press is an independent British book publisher founded in 2005 by Tom Chalmers, specialising in mainstream trade paperback fiction . As well as the range of novels, London-based Legend Press also began an annual short story series looking to boost the popularity of short fiction and make it more aligned to today's reader and society. and runs annual Luke Bitmead Bursary Award .
In 2011, they were shortlisted for the Independent Publisher of the Year.  and became part of the Legend Times Group of publishing companies founded by Tom Chalmers . In 2015, they had two novels longlisted for Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction .
Tom Chalmers set-up Legend Press in 2005 aged 25 and is part of seven publishing related companies he has founded . In March 2007, Chalmers was shortlisted for the UK Young Publisher of the Year Award.
In October 2007 Chalmers was shortlisted for the Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. The annual award is part of the Real Business/CBI Growing Business Awards.
Chalmers is a member of and writes regularly for the Founders Society .
- "SYP member nominated for UK Young Publisher of the Year", The Society of Young Publishers, 4 April 2007.
- Official website
- Interview with Roundtable Review
- Interview with Writewords
- Writers Service article series
- Business directory entry
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