Summersdale Publishers

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Summersdale Publishers
FounderStewart Ferris and Alastair Williams
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Headquarters locationChichester, West Sussex
DistributionLittlehampton Book Services (UK)
Peribo (Australia)
Nationwide Book Distributors (New Zealand)
SG Distributors (South Africa)
Trafalgar Square Publishing (US & Canada)[1]
Publication typesBooks

Summersdale Publishers Ltd (often simply Summersdale) is an English independent publishing firm of non-fiction. The company is based in Chichester, West Sussex.

Founded in 1990 by Stewart Ferris and Alastair Williams, it has since published over 800 titles, and has an output of around 90 books per year.

Publishing philosophy[edit]

To seek out potential trade bestsellers in the following genres: travel literature, humour, self help, and general non fiction.[2]


Other media activities[edit]


  1. ^ "Trade". Summersdale. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
  2. ^ Summersdale's 'about us' web page

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