St. Martin’s Press

St. Martin’s Press

St. Martin’s Press has a long and respected history of publishing a solid and varied list. We are dedicated to publishing emerging new authors, and offering a fresh perspective on classic genres, while maintaining a diverse and interesting range of books. Our strength is derived from a dedication to solid publishing of many books, while consistently producing the occasional blockbuster. The vast majority of our hardcovers are published in paperback through our internal paperback lines.

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The Griffin list features a wide range of contemporary paperbacks (some original publications, others published in conjunction with the St. Martin’s Press hardcover list), and includes hundreds of bestselling works of fiction—from commercial, literary, and graphic (illustrated) novels to titles of African American and young-adult interest. The hallmarks of Griffin’s varied nonfiction publishing program extends to such categories as: Biography and memoir, pop-culture and politics, business and self-help, humor and reference, gay and lesbian, health and fitness, home and travel (including the Let’s Go® guides), crafts and hobbies, nature and medicine, New York Times crossword puzzles and Will Shortz’s sudoku, and much more.


Minotaur Established in 1999, Minotaur is a premier publisher in the bestselling category of crime fiction. Garnering domestic and international awards from the Edgar to the Gold Dagger, the list encompasses the entire genre from cozies to historicals to thrillers. Minotaur is dedicated to nurturing rising new talent as well as cultivating the fullest potential of its popular genre mainstays.

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St. Martin’s Paperbacks

St. Martin’s Paperbacks continually produces a strong list of bestselling mass-market books—from already established to up-and-coming authors—in both original and reprint form. The scope of the SMP list is extensive and inclusive—from contemporary fiction and historical romance to paranormal suspense, mysteries (under the Minotaur imprint) and thrillers to the True Crime library, military nonfiction to movie tie-ins, and many other sub-categories in each genre.

Thomas Dunne Books

From 1986 until 2020, Thomas Dunne Books published popular trade fiction and nonfiction. With an output of approximately 175 titles each year, this group covered a range of genres including commercial and literary fiction, thrillers, biography, politics, sports, popular science, and more. The list was intentionally eclectic and included a wide range of fiction and nonfiction, from first books to international bestsellers.

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Castle Point Books

Castle Point Books specializes in necessary nonfiction that is quick-to-market and trend-responsive. CPB creates and develops books that are value-driven, practical, timely, and with mass appeal. Started in July 2015, Castle Point’s list includes coloring books (under the St. Martin’s Griffin imprint), cookbooks, journals, humor, and children’s activity books. Castle Point Books is a development deal between Castle Point Publishing, LLP and St. Martin’s Press.

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Wednesday Books

Wednesday Books serves the insatiable reader every day of the week.

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St. Martin’s Essentials

St. Martin’s Essentials is one of the premier lifestyle imprints in the publishing industry.  From bestselling authors to tomorrow’s leaders,  Essentials is dedicated to publishing the books that will create positive change in lives, and in the world.