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 and non-fiction from living authors.
New Weirds Coming Soon
On 27 October we’ll be publishing two new anthologies of classic Weird fiction. British Weird. Selected Short Fiction, 1893-1937 edited by James Machin, and Women’s Weird 2. More Strange Stories by Women, 1891-1937, edited by Melissa Edmundson.
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, facilitated by Una McCormack and Helen Marshall, is now fully booked, but we are taking bookings for our next event in 2021.