Titles licensed into 11 languages with 28 publishers and through six literary agencies. Largest publisher of GLBT romance and genre fiction. Almost 4000 titles with sales exceeding 2 million copies per year.
Where Dreams Come True
Dreamspinner Press is an independent publisher, specializing in gay romantic fiction with print, eBook, and audiobook releases, and titles translated in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Turkish and Hungarian. Titles include everything from short stories to full-length novels and multi-novel series in multiple subgenres: contemporary, historical, mystery and suspense, science fiction, fantasy and paranormal, BDSM/kink, steampunk, transgender, Western, and humor, along with the house branded lines: Bittersweet Dreams, Timeless Dreams, and Itineris. In March 2012, a GLBT teen and new adult fiction imprint, Harmony Ink Press, was launched for readers ages 14-21.
Founded in January 2007, Dreamspinner Press released its first title in May of that same year. Over the intervening years, production has increased exponentially. Currently Dreamspinner has more than 550 authors from six continents and 2,700 titles published or contracted. In 2013, Dreamspinner sold 1.2 million books. Its website has over 20,000 registered users, and readers can receive information about new releases through Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads, various Yahoo! groups, the Dreamspinner Press blog, and monthly newsletter.
Dreamspinner titles and authors have been recognized in a variety of venues, both within and outside the LGBT community. Award winners include: The Companion by Lloyd A. Meeker, 2015 Lambda Literary Award finalist in Gay Romance; Pukawiss the Outcast by Jay Jordan Hawke and This Is Not a Love Story by Suki Fleet, 2015 Lambda Literary Award finalists in LGBT Young Adult; Into This River I Drown by TJ Klune, 2014 Lambda Literary Award for Best Gay Romance; The General and the Elephant Clock of Al-Jazari by Sarah Black, 2014 Lambda Literary Award finalist in Gay Mystery; Play me, I’m Yours by Sarah Madison (Harmony Ink Press), 2014 Lambda Literary Award finalist in Gay Romance; Xylophone by K.Z. Snow, 2014 EPIC eBook Award winner for Best Contemporary Fiction; When One Door Opens, by J.D. Ruskin, 2014 EPIC eBook Awards winner for Best Contemporary Romance; Whistle Pass by KevaD, 2013 EPIC eBook Awards winner for Best Suspense/Thriller; Caregiver by Rick R. Reed, 2013 EPIC eBooks Awards winner for Best Contemporary Romance; GreenWode by J Tullos Hennig, 2013 Rainbow Award winner for Best LGBT Fantasy, Paranormal Romance, and Sci-fi/Futuristic, 2013 Rainbow Award winner for Best LGBT Debut novel, 2013 Rainbow Award winner for Best LGBT novel; Dex in Blue by Amy Lane and Raining Men by Rick R. Reed, tied for 2013 Rainbow Awards for Best Gay Contemporary General Fiction; Racing the Sun by Amy Lane, 2013 Rainbow Awards winner for Best Gay Contemporary Romance; Brute by Kim Fielding, 2013 Rainbow Award for Best Gay Fantasy; Under the Rushes by Amy Lane, 2013 Rainbow Award winner for Best Gay Sci-Fi/Futuristic; The Nothingness of Ben by Brad Boney, 2013 Lambda Literary finalist for Gay Romance; Infected: Freefall by Andrea Speed, 2012 Rainbow Award winner for Best Gay Paranormal/Horror; Sidecar by Amy Lane, 2012 Rainbow Award winner for Best Gay Contemporary Romance.