Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Jessica Kingsley Publishers (JKP) is an independent, multinational publishing house headquartered in London, and founded in 1987 by Jessica Kingsley. JKP publishes books pertaining to the social sciences and behavioural sciences, with special attention to art therapy and autism spectrum disorders, respectively. In 2004, the company opened an American office in Philadelphia.

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
FounderJessica Kingsley
Headquarters locationLondon, N1
United Kingdom
DistributionMacmillan Distribution (UK, Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Far East)
Books International (US)
UBC Press (Canada)
Footprint Books (Australia)
United Publishers Services (Japan)
Taylor & Francis (Far East)[1]
Real Books (South Africa)[2]
Nonfiction topicsSocial sciences, behavioral sciences, special education
ImprintsSinging Dragon


In 2007, at the first year of the Independent Publishers Awards, it won the van Tulleken Publisher of the Year Award for "encapsulating the very best of independent publishing in the UK" and also the Taylor Wessing Academic & Professional Publisher of the Year award.[3][4]

Selected notable authorsEdit


  1. ^ Distributors
  3. ^ Tom Tivnan, "State of Independence" The Bookseller Mar 13, 2007
  4. ^ Philip Jones, "Kingsley, Faber and Kogan win indie awards" The Bookseller Mar 5, 2007 [1]

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