About Nirala/Submissions/Masthead


Suryakant Tripathi Nirala (1896 – 1961)

Nirala Publications is named after the great Indian poet, Suryakant Tripathi Nirala and is a significant South Asian publishing house featuring the best known and little known authors from India, Nepal and rest of the world.

We publish amazing books of poetry, fiction and children’s books from around the world along with, scholarly books on Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet, Himalayan culture, shamanism and South Asia.

For more than two decades its focus has been towards Nepal, Buddhism and Himalayan studies expressed in the extensive and ever growing Nirala Nepal Series.

Today Nirala Publications is the largest publishing house in the world for publications on Nepal and Himalayan culture.

It also aims to bring to the Asian readers the best known literature from all over world, especially poetry. We have published world renowned authors including Rabindranath Tagore, Jayanta Mahapatra, David Ray, Yuyutsu Sharma, David Austell, Evald Flisar, Larry Peters, Laxmi P Devkota, Rishikesh Shaha, Taranath Sharma,  David Axelrod, Jidi Majia and others.

Nirala collaborates with several foreign publishers and institutes and in future hopes to continue to present to its readers literature and original research from all over the world.

In addition, it supports Pratik, A Magazine of Contemporary Writing and has been instrumental in the publication of the magazine’s several special issues.


Director: Shreejana Bhandari

Series Editor: Sukrity Sharma

Production: Shakti Prakash Suresh Verma, Sachin Verma, Rajat Jain

Designing: Indrajeet Singh, Tarun Saxena, Tanmay Sardar, Shashi Singh

Editorial Board:

Ramanand Rathi

Sukrity Sharma

HK Jha

Shakti Sharma

Yugank Sharma


Welcome to Nirala Publications!

Thank you for your interest in submitting your manuscript to us

Please note that we no longer read or respond to unsolicited manuscripts sent by mail or email. Before you submit your manuscript, we ask you to look at our catalogue and highlights on the website and other related material available in the market and on the blogs etc to be familiar with the kind of the books we publish.

We accept manuscripts twice a year:  Jan to March and August- September. Before sending your manuscript, please write to us a brief inquiry email to: niralapublications@gmail.com


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