Amazon Publishing is breaking into nonfiction in the UK through imprint Little A.

The retailer’s publishing arm has been “keen to explore quality non-fiction from UK authors for some time,” according to editorial director Laura Deacon, and is calling on agents to submit a broad range of titles ranging from history, science, lifestyle and popular culture. Amazon Publishing currently publishes fiction under four imprints in the UK: Thomas & Mercer, Lake Union Publishing, Montlake Romance and 47 North. In the US, Little A publishes literary fiction and nonfiction, but in the UK it will currently just focus on nonfiction.

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