About Dead Ink Books

Dead Ink is a small, ambitious and experimental literary publisher based in London and Manchester. We publish around 6 new titles a year as well as continually bringing you new fiction, poetry, interviews and strong-minded reviews on our website. We take part in a number of literary events, festivals and host workshops. 

We believe that there are brilliant authors out there who may not yet be known or commercially viable. We see it as Dead Ink’s job to bring the most challenging and experimental new writing out from the underground and present it to our audience in the most beautiful and artisan way possible.

Our readers form an integral part of our team. You don’t simply buy a Dead Ink book, you invest in the authors and the books you love.

Our books have twice made the shortlist for The Saboteur Awards, the longlists for both The Guardian’s First Book Award and Not the Booker Prize, and the longlist for the Edge Hill Short Story Award.

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