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Halban Publishers is an independent, London-based publishing company, established in 1986.

We publish fiction, memoirs, history, biography, books on the Middle East and of Jewish interest.

For our background story you might be interested to read The Best Little Jewish Publishing House in London published in Tablet Magazine.

We use our website as an archive for reviews, interviews and articles relating to each book. Please take time to explore our books and come back regularly for the latest reviews and upcoming events.

Most of our books are available also as ebooks.

Contact Us

Peter Halban or Martine Halban

Tel: +44 (0)20 7692 5541

Twitter: @halbanpublisher


We accept submissions by email only. Please ensure that the subject matter is one we publish by carefully checking our website. It is essential that you send a synopsis by email before submitting the full manuscript. We will not consider any manuscripts without this requirement.

Sales and Distribution

Our book sales are handled by Orion-Hachette UK.
Tel: +44 203 122 6000

Home sales
Victoria Cheung:

Export sales
Rachael Hum:

Distribution is through Hachette UK

Tel: +44 (0)1235 759500