Welcome to UCLan Publishing

Winner of the Independent Publishing Awards – the Nick Robinson Newcomer Award, 2019

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What We Do

UCLan Publishing is an independent, trade children’s publisher based at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston. We are unique in our innovative approach to publishing, combining the best in publishing education with exciting live projects. We are also home to The Northern YA Literary Festival.


We are currently closed to unsolicited submissions.

We will update this page when we re-open.

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The Witching Stone

Meg Shelton, also known as the “Fylde Hag” is buried in St Anne’s Church graveyard in Woodplumpton, Preston. A sign

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"So this is a note of gratitude to you, them, and the school, and an appeal that you continue to help the program develop and expand in the years to come. UCLan Publishing is an extraordinary asset and I am grateful to have found a home there. Thank you!"
Andrew (A.J.) Hartley
Author of Cold Bath Street

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