Parent companyAmazon Publishing
FoundedOctober 2011 (2011-10)
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationSeattle, Washington
Fiction genresFantasy, horror, science fiction
Official websiteamazonpublishing.amazon.com/47north.html Edit this at Wikidata

47North is a publishing imprint of Amazon Publishing, the publishing company of Amazon. It is the seventh imprint begun under the parent company Amazon Publishing, and publishes speculative fiction under three main genres: fantasy, science fiction, and horror. It launched in October 2011 with 15 initial books.[1]

History and publishing formats

In October 2011, Amazon Publishing announced its seventh imprint, 47North, named for the latitude of Seattle,[2] where Amazon headquarters are. 47North is an imprint publishing novels and shorter stories in the fantasy, science fiction, and horror genres.

Some 47North works are released as Kindle Serials, a serial novel format where works are released in several episodes over a period of weeks. Readers purchase an ebook copy of the book once, and subsequent episodes are delivered at no additional cost. On the completion of the serial novel, it is re-released as a complete novel in ebook and print form.

List of notable authors

Authors published via 47North include:


Amazon Publishing does not accept unsolicited manuscripts.[4]


  1. ^ Rao, Leena (October 11, 2011). "Amazon Expands To Science Fiction, Horror And Fantasy With Seventh Publishing Imprint 47North". TechCrunch.
  2. ^ "Amazon Publishing Launches Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Imprint, 47North". October 11, 2011.
  3. ^ Friedman, Roberto (August 13, 2019). "Two LGBTQ authors in the mix: Jim Provenzano & Meg Elison". The Bay Area Reporter / B.A.R. Inc. Retrieved 2019-08-30.
  4. ^ "Work with Us". Amazon Publishing. Archived from the original on September 29, 2016. Retrieved June 24, 2016.

External links

  • Official website Edit this at Wikidata