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.
To be published on 20th May, Frances Bingham’s superb biography of Valentine Ackland – the first to be written – reveals the ground-breaking life of this remarkable British lesbian cross-dressing Communist poet, and wife in all but name of novelist and poet Sylvia Townsend Warner.
We are delighted to be able to offer our gift cards – perfect presents for every reader. More details.
Do you write science fiction & fantasy?
Now booking for 2021: Our sff writing retreat in Malvern is now arranged for June 2021. Places are available, and a waiting list for further dates.