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Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
, known as Skyhorse Publishing, was founded in 2006 and is located in New York, NY. It is an American independent book publishing company, and is distributed by W. W. Norton & Company. The current president and publisher is founder Tony Lyons, who named it after Brando Skyhorse
Brando Skyhorse is an American author and winner of the 2011 PEN/Hemingway Award, for his novel The Madonnas of Echo Park. He was a professional book editor prior to publishing this book, which was originally named Amexicans...
, an editor at the company. It acquired Allworth Press and Arcade Publishing
Arcade Publishing is an independent trade publishing company that started in 1988 in New York, USA. They are publishers of American and world fiction and non-fiction...
As noted by Publishers Weekly
Publishers Weekly, aka PW, is an American weekly trade news magazine targeted at publishers, librarians, booksellers and literary agents...
: "Skyhorse's list will have some similarities to the old Lyons Press, with books on sports, flyfishing, nature and history a central part of Skyhorse's publishing program. The eclectic list will also include narrative nonfiction, military history, gambling and business titles. In addition, Lyons intends to bring back "forgotten classics,"".