We are a publishing social enterprise based in Bristol and Glasgow. Our aim is to support authors from disadvantaged and diverse backgrounds to get their voices heard, especially for writing that covers important social and environmental themes. The Arkbound Foundation furthers this through workshops, events and mentoring. Since 2015, we have published a range of books in fiction and non-fiction, with a list of available books here. New book submissions are welcomed, although we usually focus on authors who have been supported through the Arkbound Foundation.

Forthcoming Publications 2021

Understand, Dare, Thrive
Climate Adaptation: Accounts of Resilience, Self-Sufficiency and Systems Change, Feautired Books

Great Adaptations by Morgan Phillips
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A lack of authentic stories: the consequences of monopoly and monopsony in publishing

Earlier this year, author L.L. McKinney started the Twitter hashtag #PublishingPaidMe, calling for authors to share the advances they had received for their books.
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Modern Prejudice: Some forms of discrimination are decried, whilst others are deemed acceptable

Steve Mcnaught writes of his personal experience and questions why some forms of prejudice go unchallenged
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Supporting a diverse, independent publishing industry

The impacts of COVID-19 on all sectors have been immense, but perhaps one of those hardest hit is the independent publishing industry.
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Publishing's Disparities

The regional, social, cultural and economic disparities in the publishing world are overwhelming...
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Review of 'The Asylum' by Alice Shuttleworth

‘The Asylum’ by Zahid Zaman, published by Arkbound…
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The Publishing Excellence Programme

by Enya Holland The Publishing Excellence Programme, developed…
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Bridging the Gaps in the Publishing Industry

byFrances Golinski Drinkwater The publishing industry is broad…
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Nature Deficit Disorder

Words by Paul Thornycroft Lucky me when, as a child, access…

Diversity and the Publishing Industry

Tom Weldon, chief executive of Penguin Random House UK, noted…