Swift Press is an award-winning independent publishing company that launched in June 2020. Part of the Independent Alliance, we publish fiction and a wide range of non-fiction.

New Releases


Kate Clanchy

A collection by young poets

Stay, Daughter

Yasmin Azad

'We did not stay in our houses. Not in the way our grandmothers had, or our mothers. We went out a little more and veiled ourselves a little less…'

What Your Teen is Trying to Tell You

Stella O'Malley

Tune into your teen and discover a happier family dynamic

Flight Paths

Rebecca Heisman

The captivating, little-known true story of a group of scientists and the methods and technology they developed to uncover the secrets of avian migration

Other People Manage

Ellen Hawley

A novel of great wisdom but light touch about love, loss and family – and how to survive them all

Time to Think

Hannah Barnes

Time to Think tells the real story behind the headlines about the NHS’s flagship gender service for children

Dilla Time

Dan Charnas

Equal parts biography, musicology, and cultural history, Dilla Time chronicles the life and legacy of J Dilla, a musical genius who transformed the sound of popular music for the twenty-first century

The Shards

Bret Easton Ellis

A sensational new novel from the bestselling author of Less Than Zero and American Psycho that tracks a group of privileged Los Angeles high school friends as a serial killer strikes across the city

River of the Gods

Candice Millard

The harrowing story of one of the great feats of exploration of all time and its complicated legacy from a New York Times bestselling author

The White House Plumbers

Egil "Bud" Krogh


The Collector

Anne Mette Hancock

'Gripping, endearing, dark, and funny, Anne Mette Hancock has written the best series I've read this year. Kaldan and Schafer are my new favourite crime-solving duo. Highly recommended' - Harlan Coben

Three Tales of My Father’s Dragon

Ruth Stiles Gannett

As seen on Netflix


Dilla Time by Dan Charnas has won the 2023 PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography

Congratulations to Dan Charnas for his recent win at the 2023 PEN America Literary Awards. Dilla Time: The Life and Afterlife of J Dilla, the Hip-Hop Producer Who Reinvented Rhythm was praised as ‘a beautiful and daring rendering of a brilliant young man with all too human qualities and frailties, who died tragically young’. Judges say: ‘Charnas has created perhaps the truest tribute to Dilla and his legacy: a work of funky artistic achievement’.

Riveting Reads for International Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day we’re bringing your attention to just a few of the powerful, enigmatic, thoughtful, funny and thrilling reads we have the pleasure of publishing