Handheld Press sells remarkable and wonderful stories from the past and the present. We publish the novels that you won’t want to put down, and the stories you’ll want to give as presents. Handheld Press books are beautiful objects, designed with care, a pleasure to read.
Handheld Classics present forgotten fiction and authors who need to be rediscovered, with introductions by experts and astonishingly useful notes.
Handheld Research tells stories from scholarly research, in plain English.
Handheld Modern brings you excellent modern fiction from living authors.
Our books are stocked in bookshops worldwide: please ask your local bookshop to order what you want, and check their shelves as well.
If they are struggling with delivery delays, order from us! We post orders on the next working day to the UK, USA or Canada, and all our books are in stock at the office.
Have you seen our YouTube channel?
Order our catalogue from email@example.com.
Order our four bright and snazzy postcards here.
The Villa and The Vortex
Now published! The reputation of Elinor Mordaunt’s fabulous supernatural short stories is being revived. We published her chilling ‘Hodge’ in Women’s Weird. Here it is again alongside eight other stories of serious Weirdness in a new collection curated by Melissa Edmundson, The Villa and the Vortex.
These stories were first published between 1916 and 1924: that’s only nine years. But what a nine years’ wonder they are ….
We are delighted to be able to offer our gift cards – perfect presents for every reader. More details.
Do you write science fiction & fantasy?
Our next sff writing retreat in Malvern will be on 1-4 November 2021. You’ll get protected writing space and time, (almost) fully catered, optional tutoring, and nudges from our resident publisher: all details here.