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A selection of Ant Press books.
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  • How Not to be a Soldier How Not to be a Soldier
  • Heartprints of Africa Heartprints of Africa
  • Horizon Fever Horizon Fever


Who is Ant Press?

  • Ant Press is a small, family-run, dynamic publishing company with a passion for engrossing, well-written books, particularly memoirs.
  • Victoria is a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author. She and Joe are both trained proofreaders and have many years of experience producing paperbacks and converting manuscripts to ebook format for all ereading devices, including the Kindle, Nook, Kobo and iPad. Recently, Jacky, Sue, and Zoe have joined the Ant Press team. Together, they work with authors, helping them to publish their books,  promote them and often project them to bestseller status.
  • Ant Press never advertise, so it’s possible you’ve never heard of Ant Press, although you may have come across Ant Press books. Ant Press has been successfully selling books since 2010. Numerous Ant Press titles have become Amazon #1 bestsellers, and many of our authors have won awards. Victoria Twead is a three-times New York Times bestselling author with her Old Fools series, and also hit the Wall Street Journal top 10. Charlotte Smith became a New York Times bestselling author with Paw Prints in Oman.

What genres does Ant Press accept?

  • Memoirs are Ant Press’s favourite genre, but some other non-fiction and fiction may be considered. 

Will Ant Press accept any book?

  • Absolutely not. Ant Press will only accept books they love and believe in.

How much does it cost?

  • NOTHING AT ALL. Ant Press is not a ‘Vanity Press’. Ant Press takes a small percentage of the sales.

How do I find out more?



It was so exciting to see the finished version of our book up there for all to buy for the first time. From the very first discussion to the finished project, I felt in very safe and capable hands. Each step was explained in detail so I knew exactly where I was and what was next throughout.

Victoria and Joe’s attention to detail was amazing and their friendly, professional and personal approach made eveything go smoothly and stress free. I would recommend them without hesitation and will use Ant Press again for sure! Thank you so much.

Gayle MacDonald